A Kingdom Crumbling Into Pieces; ...Betrayed by Their own Representatives 06/14/2016

John Jay
"...Remember we are contending against a kingdom crumbling into pieces; a nation without public virtue...betrayed by their own representatives; against a prince governed by his passions;...against a government by the most impious violations of the rights of religion, justice, humanity and mankind, courting the vengeance of heaven and revolting from the protection of Providence..."

- Written by John Jay, about the American revolutionary war with Great Britain, the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, appointed by George Washington, was also president of the American Bible Society.

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