Jefferson to Washington on the Ransom of Prisoners from Pirates

28 Dec. 1790 The Secretary of State, having had under Consideration the Situation of the Citizens of the United States in Captivity at Algiers, makes the following Report thereupon to the President of the United States. When the House of Representatives, at their late Session, were pleased to refer to the Secretary of State, the …

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Washington to the Hebrew Congregation in New Port, RI

Photo: Forest path, November morning (sarah white) / CC BY-SA 2.0 To the Hebrew Congregation in New Port, Rhode Island Gentleman, While I received with much satisfaction your address replete with expressions of esteem, I rejoice in the opportunity of assuring you that I shall always retain grateful remembrance of the cordial welcome I experienced …

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Hebrew Congregation of Newport, RI, to Washington

To the President of the United States of America Sir Permit the children of the stock of Abraham to approach you with the most cordial affection and esteem for your person and merits, and to join with our fellow citizens in welcoming you to Newport. With pleasure we reflect on those days, those days of …

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George Washington to the Hebrew Congregation in Savannah, Georgia

To the Savannah, Ga., Hebrew Congregation Gentlemen, I thank you with great sincerity for your congratulations on my appointment to the office, which I have the honor to hold by the unanimous choice of my fellow-citizens: and especially for the expressions which you are pleased to use in testifying the confidence that is reposed in …

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