George Washington letter, 1799

Metadata

Title

George Washington letter, 1799

Date

1799

Digital Identifier

ChristChurch.GeorgeWashingtonLetter1799

Description

Letter from George Washington to William White, Bishop of Pennsylvania and long-time reverend of Christ Church, dated May 30, 1799, thanking White for sending a sermon on "the duty of Civil obedience as required in Scripture." White had served as Chaplain of the Continental Congress, and Washington had regularly attended services at Christ Church. Washington died on December 14, 1799.

Place

Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Holding Institution

Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA

Extent

1 page

Format (Original)

Format (Digital)

tiff

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

Language

eng

Type

Text

Thumbnail

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IIIF Manifest

https://www.philageohistory.org/rdic-images/iiif.cfm/ChristChurch.GeorgeWashingtonLetter1799/manifest

Rights Holder

Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA