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On September 17, 1787, they did

“September 17, 2022,” Letters from an American, Heather Cox Richardson, ( In 1761, 55-year-old Benjamin Franklin attended the coronation of King George III and later wrote that he expected the young monarch’s reign would “be happy and truly glorious.” Then, in 1776, he helped to draft and then signed the Declaration of Independence. An 81-year-old […]