FROM James Heintze
An Anthology of Fourth of July Celebrations On Independence Day in 1778, General George Washington gave his army a double allowance of rum. Thirty years later the city of Richmond, Virginia decided that only US-made liquor could be consumed on the Fourth of July. James Heintze, librarian emeritus at American University in Washington, is author of The Fourth of July Encyclopedia .
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