Letters to the Editor 7-14-21

A defense of fireworks

Dear Editor,

July 3, 1776 — John Adams wrote home to his wife Abigail: “July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America. I believe 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, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and

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