THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON On May 26, 1789, the General Assembly of Presbyterian Churches in the United States meeting in Philadelphia, PA sent an address to the newly inaugurated first President of the United States, George Washington. The President's response was full of his typical humility, gratitude, and sincere...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL George Washington, 1778 On 15 October 1778, General George Washington, Commander In Chief of the Continental Army, responds by letter to General Andrew Lewis concerning the disappointments he (Lewis), and fellow General, Lachlan McIntosh, had been dealt. The Commander In Chief's inspired counsel: Ours is a...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS City of New York, Thursday, April 30, 1789 Fellow-Citizens of the Senate and of the House of Representatives: AMONG the vicissitudes incident to life no event could have filled me with greater anxieties than that of which the notification was transmitted by your order, and received on the 14th...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, MASSACHUSETTS PROVINCIAL CONGRESS Letter to General George Washington Watertown, Mass., 3 July 1775 May it please your Excellency The Congress of the Massachusetts Colony impress’d with every Sentiment of Gratitude, and Respect, beg leave to congratulate you on your safe arrival; and to wish you all imaginable Happiness and Success...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, MASSACHUSETTS PROVINCIAL CONGRESS Letter to General George Washington Watertown, Mass., 3 July 1775 May it please your Excellency The Congress of the Massachusetts Colony impress’d with every Sentiment of Gratitude, and Respect, beg leave to congratulate you on your safe arrival; and to wish you all imaginable Happiness and Success...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON ...I rejoice that a spirit of liberality and philanthropy is much more prevalent than it formerly was among the enlightened nations of the earth, and that your brethren will benefit thereby in proportion as it shall become still more extensive; happily the people of the...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JONATHAN TRUMBULL TO GEORGE WASHINGTON 13th July 1775—Lebanon Suffer me to join in Congratulating you, on your appointment to be General and Commander in Chief of the Troops raised or to be raised for the Defence of American Liberty. Men who have tasted of Freedom, and who have...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JONATHAN TRUMBULL TO GEORGE WASHINGTON 13th July 1775—Lebanon Suffer me to join in Congratulating you, on your appointment to be General and Commander in Chief of the Troops raised or to be raised for the Defence of American Liberty. Men who have tasted of Freedom, and who have...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL George Washington, perhaps more than any other Founder, saw the hand of God everywhere. It never fails. Write a column in defense of the religious foundations of the United States (my article "Paine's Prophetic Dream Interpreted") and out of the woodwork come all manner of...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON To John Washington, July 18, 1755 Dear Brother, As I have heard, since my arrival at this place, a circumstantial account of my death and dying speech, I take this early opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you, that I have not as...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON Camp at Cambridge, September 14, 1775 To Colonel BENEDICT ARNOLD, Commander of the Detachment of the Continental Army destined against QUEBECK: SIR: You are intrusted with a command of the utmost consequence to the interest and liberties of America; upon your conduct and courage, and that of...
Weekly Story George Washington’s adopted son recalls President-elect Washington’s visit with his mother.   “But go, George, fulfil the high destinies which Heaven appears to have intended you; go, my son, and may that Heaven’s and your mother’s blessing be with you always.”   Washington’s Farewell to His Mother. —————   IMMEDIATELY after the organization of the...
George Washington's First Inaugural Address THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON April 30, 1789 Fellow Citizens of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Among the vicissitudes incident to life, no event could have filled me with greater anxieties than that of which the notification was transmitted by your order, and received on the...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON The following exchange of letters between a religious denomination called the "New Church" (in Baltimore, Maryland) with President George Washington is one of so many examples of Washington's strong and enduring conviction that America's victory in the War for Independence and  her establishment thereafter as...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON The following exchange of letters between a religious denomination called the "New Church" (in Baltimore, Maryland) with President George Washington is one of so many examples of Washington's strong and enduring conviction that America's victory in the War for Independence and  her establishment thereafter as...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS November 27, 1783 ... Disposed, at every suitable opportunity to acknowledge publicly our infinite obligations to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for rescuing our Country from the brink of destruction; I cannot fail at this time to ascribe all the honor of our late successes to the...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON I am sure that never was a people, who had more reason to acknowledge a Divine interposition in their affairs, than those of the United States; and I should be pained to believe that they have forgotten that agency, which was so often manifested during...
They Were Believers, George Washington Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism, who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of...
They Were Believers, George Washington Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of patriotism, who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of...
They Were Believers. George Washington Such being the impressions under which I have, in obedience to the public summons, repaired to the present station, it would be peculiarly improper to omit in this first official act my fervent supplications to that Almighty Being who rules over the universe, who presides...