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In vain, without the Bible, we increase penal laws and draw entrenchments around our institutions. ---->>>

Bibles are strong entrenchments. Where they abound, men cannot pursue wicked courses, and at the same time enjoy quiet conscience. ---->>>

Public utility pleads most forcibly for the general distribution of the Holy Scriptures. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: November 16, 1753
Die: May 3, 1816
Occupation: Politician

James McHenry (November 16, 1753 – May 3, 1816) was an Irish-born American military surgeon and statesman. McHenry was a signer of the United States Constitution from Maryland and the namesake of Fort McHenry. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress from Maryland, and the third United States Secretary of War (1796–1800), under the first and second presidents, George Washington (administration: 1789–1797) and John Adams (administration: 1797–1801) (wikipedia)