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On this date in….1776

A few random musings on the importance of this date in American Revolutionary history… This day was the date that the assembled Second Continental Congress voted on the draft of a document that was Richard Henry Lee, a delegate from … Continue reading

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Six Signers Signing

Part Three of Six His name might not be too familiar, but he has the distinction of signing three of the most important documents of the American Revolutionary period; the petition to King George III of 1774, the Declaration of … Continue reading

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