Attention editor and all readers.
Note the following, extracted from the July 4, 1776, printing of the Declaration of Independence, first drafted June 28, 1776.
Speaking to King George II of England:
“He has refused his assent to laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.
“He has forbidden his governors to pass laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected...
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