Friday, March 2, 2012

March 3, 1776

On March 3, 1776, Joseph Reed wrote from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to George Washington, "Notwithstanding the act of Parliament for seizing our property, and a thousand other proofs of a bitter and irreconcilable spirit, there is a strange reluctance in the minds of many to cut the knot which ties us to Great Britain, particularly in this Colony and the southward."

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