Letters: Nov. 14, 1927

Washington's Religion

Sirs:

Your reference to George Washington in TIME, Oct. 20, exhibits an ignorance of the subject, or a trustful credulity in the inspiration of the professional debunkers, either of which is unworthy of TIME. Washington was a life-long church member and for 20 years a vestryman. He lacked confirmation, as did practically all members of the Church of England in the American colonies, since no English Bishop ever came to them; and he was not disposed late in life to seek a rite without which he...

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