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If I could have entertained the slightest apprehension that the Constitution framed by the Convention, where I had the honor to preside, might possibly endanger the religious rights of any ecclesiastical Society, certainly I would never have placed my signature to it.

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United Baptist Churches of Virginia, May 10, 1789 1789

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1st President of the United States; commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution (1732-1799)

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