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Friday and the United States


Friday, June 17th, 1775, was fought the battle of Bunker’s Hill.

Friday, July 17th, 1776, the motion was made by John Adams that the United States are and ought to be independent,

Friday, October 17th, 1777, Saratoga surrendered.

Friday, September 22nd, 1780, the treason of Arnold was exposed.

⁂ To these Fridays should be added:

Friday, July 13th, 1866, the Great Eastern sailed from Valentia, and on Friday, July 27th, 1866, landed safely with the cable at Heart’s Ease, Newfoundland.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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