The Founding Faith Archive

Seminal documents on religious freedom & the spiritual beliefs of the Founding Fathers
TitleAuthorDate
A Bill Establishing A Provision for Teachers of the Christian ReligionPatrick Henry1784
A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, Pleasure and PainBenjamin Franklin1725
Articles of Belief and Acts of ReligionBenjamin Franklin11/20/1728
Congressional Prayer Proclamation, 1779Continental Congress3/20/1779
Dialogue between Two PresbyteriansBenjamin Franklin4/10/1735
Diary of John Adams, August 14, 1796John Adams8/14/1796
Diary of John Adams, February 02, 1756John Adams2/2/1756
George Washington, General Orders, July 04, 1775George Washington7/4/1775
George Washington, General Orders, March 22, 1783George Washington3/22/1783
Letter form Benjamin Franklin to George WhitefieldBenjamin Franklin1840
Letter from Benjamin Franklin to an AtheistBenjamin Franklin12/13/1757
Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Ezra StilesBenjamin Franklin3/9/1790
Letter from George Washington to the General Assembly of Presbyterian ChurchesGeorge Washington1789
Letter from James Madison to Frederick BeasleyJames Madison11/20/1825
Letter from James Madison to William BradfordJames Madison11/9/1772
Letter from John Adams to Abigail AdamsJohn Adams11/18/1775
Letter from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Jefferson SmithThomas Jefferson2/21/1825
Letter from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas LawThomas Jefferson6/13/1814
Letter from Thomas Jefferson to William CanbyThomas Jefferson9/18/1813
Massachusetts Constitution of 1780Massachusetts 1780
Message from John Adams to the Officers of the First Brigade of the Third Division of the Militia of MassacusettsJohn Adams10/11/1798
New York Constitution of 1777New York1777
Vermont Constitution of 1777Vermont 1777
Washington's Farewell Address 1796George Washington1796

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