September 27

Event:
1777
The Continental Congress, having been forced out of Philadelphia with the advancements of The British Army under General Howe, reconvenes in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. They will later move to York.

1779 The Continental Congress appoints John Adams to negotiate with Great Britain for peace.

Celebrated Birth:
Samuel Adams (b. 1722 – October 2, 1803) – Massachusetts’s tax collector, Delegate to First Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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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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