I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn -| Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shows, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more. ”Joh n Ada ms (Letter to Abigail Adams, 3 July 1776) https://inspirational.ly

“I am apt to believe…” – John Adams [2556×1166]