"A Wise Man is Strong." A Sermon on the Death of Daniel Webster, Delivered in Trinity Church, Washington, D.C., November 7, 1852.
Butler, Rev. C.M. D.D., Rector

Washington, D.C.: W.M. Morrison & Co., 1852. F 32 pages. Inscribed on the front cover at the top edge, "Hon. Chs. H. Peasler with the affectionate regards of the author." Eulogy and relation of the life of 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) by Clement Moore Butler (1810 - 1890) Episcopal clergyman and Chaplain of the U.S. Senate (1850 - 1853). Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 7/8" size; Original plain printed paper self-wraps bound via gray cloth tape into an old Gaylord Photomount Pamphlet Binder, with typed title label on cover of binder. Some darkening, dustiness; a few pencil marks in margins; in good condition. Good Paperback (Item ID: 26321)


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