I. Aspects of American Philhellenism:
Edward Everett, Thomas Jefferson and Adamantios Korais; Albert Gallatin and The Marquis de Lafayette

E. Albert Gallatin and the Count de Lafayette: Philhellenic Aspects of a Friendship

E5. Lafayette's Response to the Gallatin Speech

(Tozes 12, p. 432)

Daily National Intelligencer, June 11, 1825
... while I most cordially join in your eager and consistent wishes for the extension of those blessings to other nations, in mutual congratulations for the republican enfranchisement of the greater part of the American hemisphere, I could not hear you mention classic and heroic Greece, without remembering how early and with what zealous concern we have made it an object of our confidential conversations.

(Hatzidimitriou 41)

Source: Constantine G. Hatzidimitriou, Founded on Freedom and Virtue: Documents Illustrating the Impact in the United States of the Greek War of Independence, 1821-1829 (New Rochelle, New York: Aristide D. Caratzas, 2002).