Who are the main characters in The Spy?
The main character of The Spy is Harvey Birch, the protagonist, who spies for the American Revolutionaries. Other important characters are Mr. Wharton, who sides with the British; his son Henry, a captain in the British army; and his daughters Sarah and Frances. Henry’s superior officer, Colonel Wellmere, is romantically interested in Sarah, while another British officer, Major Dunwoodie, is involved with Frances. A mysterious stranger, Mr. Harper, turns out to be George Washington in disguise.