Mikveh Israel to Gershom Seixas about the Proposed Marriage of Jacob I. Cohen

Letter from the Leadership of Mikveh Israel to Gershom Seixas about the Proposed Marriage of Jacob I. Cohen to Esther Mordecai, a convert to Judaism

From Marcus, Early American Jewry, Vol. 2, p. 186

August 25th, 1782

Sir:
In answer to your letter of the 24th of August, we now inform you that you are not to marry Mr. Jacob Cohen to Mrs. Mordecai. Neither are you to be present at the wedding and you are hereby strictly forbid to mention said Cohen or his wife's name in any respect whatsoever in the synagogue.
We are,
Your very humble servants,
Isaac Moses, Barnard Gratz, Jonas Phillips, Benjamin Seixas, Simon Nathan.

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