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7554. REVOLUTION (French), Sympathy with.—[further continued].

I have expressed to you
my sentiments, because they are really those of
ninety-nine in an hundred of our citizens. The
universal feasts and rejoicings, which have
lately been had on account of the successes of
the French, showed the genuine effusions of
their hearts.—
To William Short. Washington ed. iii, 502. Ford ed., vi, 154.
(Pa., Jan. 1793)