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The Life of Gouverneur Morris
independence by that House. ‘We take the
liberty,' say they in this letter, 'of suggesting to your consideration the
propriety of taking some measures, for expunging from the Book of Common Prayer
such parts, and discontinuing in the
congregations of all other denominations all such prayers, as interfere
with the interests of the American cause.
It is a subject we are afraid to meddle with. The enemies of
From The Life of Gouverneur Morris: With Selections from His Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers; Detailing Events in the American Revolution, The French Revolution, and in the Political History of the United States, by Jared Sparks, Volume 1, Boston: Gray & Bowen, 1832, p 118. Some minor edits may have been made, but an attempt has been made to preserve the original spelling. Although some effort has been made to correct the limitations of OCR technology, if you find an error please report it to email@example.com.
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