Bound Volume of Eulogies, Sermons, Orations, Discourses and Biographical Commemorations Regarding the Life and Death of Daniel Webster
(Americana - Political History - Biography - Daniel Webster)

United States of America: Various, 1852. F 15 individually-published items, all in their original paper wraps and bound in a single volume; condition notes are provided at each title, as listed below. Including: Woods, Leonard, Jr. D.D., President of Bowdoin College. A Eulogy on Daniel Webster, delivered by request of the City Government and Citizens of Portland, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1852 Brunswick (Maine) 1852. 55 pages. Printed and Published by J. Griffin. A few pencil lines in margins. Allen, William H., LL. D. President of the Girard College for Orphans. Eulogy on the Character and Services of the Late Daniel Webster, pronounced at the Request of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia, January 18, 1853. Philadelphia 1853. 51 pages. Crissy & Markley, Printers, Goldsmiths Hall, Library Street. Previous owner name insc. at top of title page; laid-in couple of manuscript notes regarding Webster; Young Men's Christian Union label on front cover; few pencil lines in margins; covers darkened, foxing, edge-soiling within. Webster, Rev. George W. A Sermon, Preached to the First Independent Congregational Society of Wheeling, Va., on the Occasion of the Death of Daniel Webster. Second Edition. Wheeling: Printed by Swearingen & Taylor No. 21, Water Street 1853. 24 pages. Light foxing on last leaves. Weiss, John. A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of Daniel Webster, Delivered in the Unitarian Church, New Bedford, November 14, 1853. 27 pages; with tissue-guarded engraved portrait by A.H. Futchie after a Daguerreotype by John A. Whipple. Portrait darkened, offsetting of image on title page. Mason, Rev. Charles, Rector of Grace Church, Boston. A Discourse on the Death of Daniel Webster, Delivered Oct. 31, 1852. Printed by Request, for Private Circulation 1852. Boston. Printed by John Wilson & Son, 22 School Street. 25 pages. King, Thomas Starr, Pastor of the Church. The Death of Mr. Webster: A Sermon Preached in Hollis-Street Meeting-House, on Sunday, Oct. 31,1852. Boston: Benjamin H. Greene, 124, Washington Street. 40 pages. Lothrop, Rev. S.K. A Sermon Preached in the Brattle Square Church, On the Sunday Succeeding to the Death of Hon. Daniel Webster. Published by Request, Boston: 1852. Eastburn's Press. 20 pages. McCoy, Amasa. Funeral Oration on the Death of Hon. Daniel Webster, Delivered at a Commemoration in the Presbyterian Church, Ballston Spa, N.Y. Monday Evening, November 8, 1852. Third Edition. Boston: C.C.P. Moody, Printer, 52 Washington Street. 1856. (4) + 39 pages. The preliminary pages are printed with "Letters from Distinguished Sources in Connection with the Death of Hon. Daniel Webster." Choate, Rufus. A Discourse Delivered Before the Faculty, Students, and Alumni of Dartmouth College, on the Day Preceding Commencement, July 27, 1853, Commemorative of Daniel Webster. Eight Thousand. Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company 1853. 88 pages. With the small name-stamp of Calvin Stebbins at the top edge of the title page. Parker, Joel, LL.D., Royall Professor. Daniel Webster as a Jurist. An Address to the Students in the Law School of the University at Cambridge. Second Edition. Cambridge: John Bartlett 1853. 71 pages. With the small name-stamp of Calvin Stebbins, Jr. at the top edge of the title page; cover with the inscription, "Mr. Calvin Stebbins South Wilbraham for W.S. Burt." Stearns, Rev. William A. The Great Lamentation: A Sermon in Commemoration of Daniel Webster, Delivered in Cambridge, On Sunday Morning, November 21, 1852. Second Edition. Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company. 44 pages. A little foxing & spotting on first and last leaves. With the small name-stamp of Calvin Stebbins at the top edge of the title page. Adams, Nehemiah, D.D., Pastor of Essex Street Church, Boston. A Sermon Preached to the Congregation at the Essex Street Church, October 31, 1852, the Sabbath after the Interment of Hon. Daniel Webster. Printed by the Young Men of the Congregation, for their Private Use. Boston: Press of Geo. C. Rand, Cornhill. 1852. 23 pages. Cover with the inscription, "Mr. C. Stebbins with N.C. Leeds's regards." Back edge of cover wrap with old paper repair of closed edge-tear. Bartol, C.A. , Junior Minister. The Hand of God in the Great Man: A Sermon Delivered in the West Church, Boston, Occasioned by the Death of Daniel Webster. Published by Request. Second Edition. Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company 111, Washington Street. 1852. 22pages. Walker, T. Oration on the Life and Public Services of Daniel Webster. Delivered Before the Bar of Cincinnati, November 22d, 1852. Published at the Request of the Cincinnati Bar. Cincinnati: Morgan & Overend, Printers. 1852. 45 pages. Previous owner name of John E. Thayer Esq. Boston on front cover at top edge. Spear, Charles, Editor of "Prisoners' Friend." Incidents of the Hon. Daniel Webster in Relating to the Late Mission to England. Boston, Prisoners' Friend Office, 130, Washington Street. 1853. 8 pages. With tissue-guarded engraved portrait by O. Pelton; W.T. Goddard, printer. Portrait with edge-foxing, spotting; A little offsetting of image on title page. (Various) Obituary Addresses on the Occasion of the Death of the Hon. Daniel Webster, of Massachusetts, Secretary of State for the United States: Delivered in the Senate and in the House of Representatives of the United States, Fourteenth and Fifteenth December, 1852. Washington: Printed by Robert Armstrong. 1853. 86 pages. Contemporary inscription on title page, partially legible. Spotting and foxing to much of the first few dozen pages & title, cover. Previous owner bookplate of E.F. Keene on front endpaper. Tipped-on at top of that endpaper is a typed list of the titles found within. (also) A typed letter from Erwin F. dated July 11th, 1928 noted in handwriting below as "Replying to Chambers of July 14..." which is in regards to various writing projects of Keene, including a biography of Webster and others and physical difficulties which he has faced, preventing completion. Approx. 6" x 9" size; bound in beige linen cloth, dark brown leather spine title label, gilt, simply lettered 'Webster.' Covers worn, soiled, spotty & faded, inner hinge-papers split; still solidly bound. Contents as described above, generally clean and in good condition. Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852) American lawyer & statesman. "...Webster’s remarkable political, diplomatic, and legal careers were aided by his intellectual brilliance and personal magnetism. He contributed significantly to the concept of American nationality, to the idea of a perpetual Union, to perspectives on economic growth, to a modern legal system, and to the rising importance of the United States in foreign relations..." (Maurice G. Baxter in the ANB) Good Paperback (Item ID: 26313)


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