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Washington to the Hebrew Congregation in New Port, RI

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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…

George Washington to the Hebrew Congregation in Savannah, Georgia

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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…