The American Presidency Project

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October 28, 1791
George Washington

Address of the House of Representatives to George Washington, President of the United States.

SIR: In receiving your address at the opening of the present session the House of Representatives have taken an ample share in the feelings inspired by the actual prosperity and flattering prospects of our country, and whilst with becoming gratitude t...

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