Discourse in Commemoration of the Lives and Services of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, Delivered in Faneuil Hall, Boston, August 2, 1826
Webster, Daniel

Boston, Massachusetts: Cummings, Hilliard and Company, 1826. F 62 pages. Oration delivered by Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852) American lawyer & statesman. "...he spoke at Faneuil Hall in Boston to mourn the strikingly coincidental deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. In an informed, inspirational discourse, he examined the American character. During a time when skilled oratory was commonplace, few, if anyone, surpassed him..." (Maurice G. Baxter in the ANB) Approx. 5 3/4" x 9 1/2" size; original printed paper wraps bound-in to beige paper-covered boards, front cover with paper title-label tipped-on, by Lamb & Buck binder with their blind-stamp at final endpaper turn-in. Slight wear to the binding; pamphlet title page darkened, the occasional tiny foxing spot within; clean and in very good condition, one of Webster's most notable orations. $65.00 Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 26308)


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