Want to Laugh? Read how Martha McFarlane Bell Mused Lord Cornwallis

Jeannette Holland Austin
9 min readApr 15, 2024

Did you ever wonder what living among the Tories during the brutal Revolutionary War was like? What if the British occupied your home? What would you do?

The stories of Martha McFarlane Bell spell violence and risks, yet although British soldiers frequently confronted her, it is amusing how she single-handedly took matters into her own hands.

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