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Reading "Bacon's Rebellion" by Ebenezer Cook (1731)

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My narration of Ebenezer Cook's 1731 poem, "The History of Colonel Nathaniel Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia. Done into Hudibrastic Verse, from an old MS," which gives a pro-loyalist and anti-Bacon view common prior to the American Revolution, in the Hudibrastic style of his earlier "Sot-Weed Factor."

This will be the subject of the next episode.

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