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From: "J. L. Jones" <>
Subject: Re: The 4th, American Independence Day
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 17:39:08 -0500
God Bless those courageous men, David. Happy 4th of July, all.
Regards in a peace for all those stuggling.
-Date: Monday, June 29, 1998 1:54 PM
Subject: The 4th, American Independence Day
David White wrote:
>As we Americans approach the 4th of July, it is perhaps appropriate that we
>remember the contributions made by the Scots and Scots-Irish in
>establishing our liberties and independence.
>Nine Scottish and Scots-Irish immigrants were signers of the Declaration of
>Independence. John Hancock, William Hooper, George Robs, James Wilson and
>John Witherspoon were all born in Scotland. George Tailor, Thomas McKeon,
>Matthew Thornton, and James Smith were all Scots-Irish. These brave men
>pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor in support of
>Nine of the thirteen original state's governors were Scots or of Scottish
>We Americans owe so much to so few. Let us never forget.
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