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Fire-arms at Worship

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol I. Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859.

June 22. –The Provincial Congress of South Carolina broke up, after three weeks of unremitted application. They have requested, by public advertisement, that men of every denomination and persuasion will carry with them to all places of divine worship, loaded fire-arms. This, on Sunday last,1 was almost generally complied with. 2

 

1 June 18, 1775.
Pennsylvania Journal, July 12.