Today in the Revolution ...
"I only regret that I have but one life to give my country." Nathan Hale, U.S. captain, patriot, and spy, hanged by British at 21.
Congress creates Post Office through a temporary Act that will later be extended and strengthened.
POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK
Learning to the Studious; Riches to the Careful; Power to the Bold; Heaven to the Virtuous.
— Benjamin Franklin,1754