The bosom of America is open to receive not only the opulent and respectable stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all nations…




The bosom of America is open to receive not only the opulent and respectable stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all nations…

The bosom of America is open to receive not only the opulent and respectable stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all nations… --George Washington

The bosom of America is open to receive not only the opulent and respectable stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all nations and religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights and privileges, if by decency and propriety of conduct they appear to merit the enjoyment.

George Washington

Year: 1783
Context: Address to the Members of the Volunteer Association of Ireland
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