Letter from George Washington to an annual meeting of Quakers

Does Washington, in this letter, sound like he is talking about Christianity alone?George WashingtonSeptember 1789Government being, among other purposes, instituted to protect the persons and consciences of men from oppression, it certainly is the duty of rulers, not only to abstain from it themselves, but, according to their stations, to prevent it in others.The liberty enjoyed by the people of theses states of worshiping Almighty God agreeably to their consciences, is not only … [Read more...]


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