The Founding Faith Archive

Seminal documents on religious freedom & the spiritual beliefs of the Founding Fathers
TitleAuthorDate
Articles of ConfederationContinental Congress3/1/1781
Benjamin Franklin's Request for Prayers at the Constitutional ConventionBenjamin Franklin7/28/1787
Congressional Prayer Proclamation, 1779Continental Congress3/20/1779
Congressional Thanksgiving Day ProclamationContinental Congress11/1/1777
Diary of John Adams, February 21, 1765John Adams2/21/1765
First Inaugural Address of George WashingtonGeorge Washington4/30/1789
George Washington, General Orders, July 09, 1776George Washington7/9/1776
George Washington, General Orders, July 16, 1775George Washington7/16/1775
George Washington, General Orders, May 02, 1778George Washington5/2/1778
George Washington, General Orders, May 05, 1778George Washington5/5/1778
George Washington, General Orders, May 15, 1776George Washington5/15/1776
George Washington, General Orders, October 18, 1777George Washington10/18/1777
George Washington, Proclamation: A National ThanksgivingGeorge Washington10/3/1789
George Washington’s Circular Letter of Farewell to the ArmyGeorge Washington6/8/1783
George Washington's Resignation Address to the Continental CongressGeorge Washington12/20/1783
Letter from George Washington to the General Assembly of Presbyterian ChurchesGeorge Washington1789
Letter from George Washington to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, Rhode IslandGeorge Washington1790
Letter from George Washington to the Hebrew Congregations of the City of Savannah, GeorgiaGeorge Washington2000
Letter from George Washington to the Hebrew Congregations of the City of Savannah, GeorgiaGeorge Washington2000
Letter from George Washington to the United Baptist Churches in VirginiaGeorge Washington5/10/1789
Message from John Adams to the Officers of the First Brigade of the Third Division of the Militia of MassacusettsJohn Adams10/11/1798
Proclamation [for public humiliation, fasting and prayer]James Madison11/16/1814
Second Annual Message to Congress, Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson12/15/1802
Sixth Annual Message of George WashingtonGeorge Washington11/19/1794
To The Hebrew Congregations [of Philadelphia, Newport, Charleston, and Richmond]George Washington1790
William Willams's LetterWilliam Williams2/11/1788

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