American Jewish Historical Quarterly Volume 20

American Jewish Historical Quarterly Volume 20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...joined with those of Philadelphia, New York and Charleston in an address of congratulation to President Washington. Both the address and Washington's reply have been published repeatedly.zoo In conclusion, it may be stated that this brief sketch is but an introduction to more elaborate investigation which it is hoped may be made by those who have access to original records in Virginia. The present writer is convinced that the statement so generally made, that investigation into prerevolutionary history of Virginia is unproductive because of the destruction of the records during the Civil War, is to a very large degree without foundation. The unfortunate fact is that Virginia, like so many of the Southern States, has not published her records, and when she does, as Georgia and North Carolina are doing at present, there will be made accessible a wealth of material which will no doubt furnish considerable data for American Jewish history. '" Ezekiel in ibid., No. 4, pp. 22, 24. "Leon Hiihner in ibid., No. 12, p. 50; Gratz Mordecai in ibid., No. 6, p. 41. "See Markens, "The Hebrews in America," New York, 1888, pp. 85-86. "' See Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, N0. 3, pp. 92-94; United States Gazette, 1790. JOSEPH SIMON COHEN. BY Crmnnas J. Conan. Joseph Simon Cohen was the son of Solomon Myers Cohen and Belle Simon, and was born in 1788, 1789 or 1790, the year being uncertain. His place of birth has also not been positively ascertained, but it was probably Lancaster, Pa., his uncle on his mother's side being Michael Gratz, of Lancaster, the father of the famous Rebecca Gratz, of Philadelphia, and of Hyman Gratz, a. well-known citizen of Philadelphia, the founder...
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  • Paperback | 82 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236874846
  • 9781236874849