Today in the Revolution ...
British troops occupy Philadelphia.
President Washington makes appointments to four new positions: (1) Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State; (2) John Jay as Justice of Supreme Court; (3) Edmund Randolph as Attorney General; (4) Samuel Osgood as Postmaster General.
POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK
Let all Men know thee, but no man know thee thoroughly: Men freely ford that see the shallows.
— Benjamin Franklin,1743
18th century Men's headwear