From a controversial figure in American history:
"I . . . [rely] upon the merits of Jesus Christ for a pardon of all my sins."
Leave your guess in the comments section below. Please, no google searches or cheating. Answer to follow next week.
Many of you guessed correctly. The quote is from the last will and testament of Sam Adams (December 29, 1790). Yup, that Sam Adams--brewer, patriot, and trusting in the merits of Christ!