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Congratulatory Address
to Washington

Congratulatory Address
Manuel Josephson to George
"Congratulatory Address . . ."
Manuscript letter, December 13, 1790
Manuscript Division

On behalf of the Hebrew Congregations in Philadelphia, New York, Charleston, and Richmond, Manuel Josephson wrote this congratulatory address to George Washington in which he praises the president as a military leader. He then adds, "but not to your sword alone is the present happiness to be ascribed; that, indeed opened the way to the reign of Freedom, but never was it perfectly secure, till your hand gave birth to the Federal Constitution. . . ."

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