Mr Sherman was so obliging as to give me the perusal of your Letter to him, and I am happy that Congress as a Body concurs with you in the Sentiment therein contained; having passed a Resolution by a great Majority expressing their Sense that true Religion and good Morals are the only solid Foundations of public Liberty and Happiness
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Source: Samuel Adams letter to Jonathan Trumbull, 16 October 1778.
They Were Believers is researched, compiled, and edited by The Moral Liberal Founder and Editor In Chief, Steve Farrell. Spelling in this selection was modernized by the Editor.
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