Daniel Webster Collection
Webster, Daniel

A collection of Daniel Webster material, including: two matted and framed portrait etchings; a bound 'Discourse in Commemoration of the Lives and Services of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson' by Webster, 1826 and an address by Webster before the NY Historical Society in 1852; with a free-frank envelope signature of 'Daniel Webster, U.S. Senate'. Daniel Webster (Born Salisbury, New Hampshire 1782, died Marshfield, Massachusetts October 24 1852) Lawyer, statesman. At Dartmouth, outstanding in the college debating society, U.S. Congressman, Senator, Secretary of State, '...no other Norhtern man left so strong an impress upon the political life of the "middle period" or more substantially contributed to the preservation of the Union in the supreme test of the 1860's' (DAB); Also, a large group of eulogies, orations, discourses and commemorative writings on the occasion of Mr. Webster's death, some with presentation inscriptions by the authors; of which 14 are individually bound in wraps and card covers and 15 in their wraps and bound in a single volume, including: Personal Memorials of Daniel Webster, Lippincott (1852 on wraps, 1851 interiorly), with another copy, this with Webster's signature at top; Eulogy by Ira Perley, Concord 1852; Dr. Choules' Sermon on the Death of Webster, 1852; Rev. Stone's Sermon, Boston 1853; Rev. Joseph Haven's Address delivered before the students of Amherst College and the Citizens of the Town, in the First Church of Amherst, Nov. 17, 1852; Rev. George W. Webster's Sermon Preached to the First Independent Congregational Society of Wheeling, VA. on the occasion of the Death of Webster, 1853; John Whipple Discourse in Commemoration of...1852; Theodore Parker Discourse Occasioned by the Death...' 1853; Amasa McCoy's Funeral Oration dleivered at a Commemoration in the Presbyterian Church, Ballston Spa, N.Y.,1852; T. Walker Oration on the Life and Public Services...published at the request of the Cincinnati Bar 1852; C.M. Butler A Sermon on the Death...Trinity Church, Washington, D.C. 1852; Rev. C. Van Rennselaer Eulogy on...Burlington, N.J. 1852; Leonard Woods, Jr. D.D., President of Bowdoin College A Eulogy...delivered by request of the City Government and Citizens of Portland Brunswick (Maine) 1852, with the presentation inscription of H. M. Noyes to the Hon. L. Sabine; William H. Allen, LL. D. Eulogy...pronounced at the request of the Select and Common councils of the City of Philadelphia, 1853; John Weiss, A Discourse...Unitarian Church, New Bedford 1853, with engraved portrait; Rev. Charles Mason of Grace Church, Discourse...privately printed, 1852; Thomas Starr King Sermon...Hollis-Street Meeting-House 1852; Rev. S.K. Lothrop Sermon...Brattle Square Church 1852; Rufus Choate Discourse...Delivered ...Dartmouth College 1853; Joel Parker Daniel Webster as a Jurist...Address to the students of the Law School of the University of Cambridge, Second Edition 1853; Rev. William A. Stearns Sermon...1852 Second Edition; Nehemiah Adams, D.D. Sermon...Essex Street Church 1852; C.A. Bartol Sermon...West Church, Boston 1852; Charles Spear Incidents of the Hon. Daniel Webster in Relating to the late Mission to England, Boston, Prisoners' Friend Office 1853, with engraved portrait; Obituary Addresses ....Delivered in the Senate and in the House of Representatives of the United States, 1852 (printed 1853); Additionally, a copy of 'Daniel Webster in England: Journal of Harriette Story Paige 1839' of a limited edition of 570 copies and a copy in original publisher's cloth of the 'Young American's Library' Series: Life of Daniel Webster' 1853; with correspondence dated early twentieth century from the original collector of the material to publishers regarding a biography of Webster; some edge, tips wear to bindings, good condition overall and an interesting collection of Webster material. Good H (Item ID: 11024)


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