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American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
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Historical Fact vs. Historical Fiction: Sons of Liberty, Part 3


I always wondered why, if the finished document of the Declaration was finished and the motion to declare independence from Britain was adopted on July 2nd, we celebrate on July 4th. I found the answer on the History Channel website. It turns out that ...

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American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com For BELFAST,
the Ship PHILADELPHIA,
DAVID MCCUTCHEON, Master
Will sail the beginning of December, having great part of her cargo engaged. For freight of passage, apply to Orr, Dunlope, and Glenholme, McNeil and Tolbert or said Master on board.

Philadelphia , November 26, 1767


All persons to whom the subscriber, late of this city, is indebted for repairing and the improving the house he formerly lived in, adjoining the jail in Market street, are desired to send in their accounts, that they may be settled. He proposes to attend next Monday, from six until nine in the evening, at Israel Jacob's in Third street, between Market and Arch streets.

John Kelly
Philadelphia, September 3, 1776


To be Sold,

The time of an Irish SERVANT GIRL, who is fit for Town or Country and has upwards of three Years to serve. Inquire of the printer.

Philadelphia, February 25, 1775