Jan. 4, Fox hunting; 10, Fox hunting; 11, Fox hunting; 12, Went out in the morning with the hounds; 16, Went a ducking; 17, Fox hunting; 18, Fox hunting; 19, Fox hunting; 20, Fox hunting; 21, Fox hunting ...
In the fall of 1775 Congress chose brown as the original color for the national uniform. In October 1778, however, France sent uniforms with a predominance of blue coats (although there were also brown), and so on 2 October 1779 Congress switched to blue as the official color.
— Michael Stephenson
Patriot Battles: How the War of Independence Was Fought (2007)
Today in the Revolution ...
Maryland is the seventh state to ratify the Constitution.