December 2

The first of a series of letters written by John Dickinson in criticism of the Townshend Acts is published in the Philadelphia Chronicle & Universal Advertiser. The letters are later collected and published in a pamphlet titled Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania to the Inhabitants of the British Colonies.

Celebrated Birth:
John Breckinridge (b. 1760 – December 14, 1806) served in the Virginia militia during the U.S. Revolutionary War. It wasn’t until after the Revolutionary Period that he won his fame first as a senator from the new state of Kentucky and as Attorney General under President Thomas Jefferson.

For a Spiral Bound book with information on events that happened on each day of the year during the American Revolutionary Period goto: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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