Dorchester In 1630, 1776, And 1855; An Oration Delivered On The Fourth Of July, 1855

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byEdward Everett

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1855 Excerpt: ... On the reverse, across the top, was the motto, "Dorchester And Her Children. Milton, Sharon, Foxboro', Canton, Stoughton, Wrentham, South Boston." The procession reached the tent at about noon, but some time was necessarily occupied in seating the numerous assembly. The ladies had already been admitted. The accommodations were ample, and the audience, numbering scarcely less than five thousand, were easily seated, and presented an imposing aspect. There was a good circulation of air in the tent, and an immense number of palm-leaf fans had been provided for the convenience of the company. In the tent were displayed the following inscriptions appropriate to the day, selected from the writings of Mr. Everett. On the north side--"JULY 4th, 1776. It Is Henceforward What The Diono Adams Pronounced It, 'A Great And Good Day.'" On the south side of the Pavilion--"The Hand that traced the Charter of Independence is, indeed, motionless; the eloquent lips that sustained it are hushed; but the lofty spirits that conceived, resolved, and maintained it, and which alone to such men 'make it life to live,'--these cannot expire." Hon. Marshall P. Wilder, the President of the day; Hon. Edward Everett, and other gentlemen who were to take part in the services; his Excellency Gov. Gardner (in citizen's dress), accompanied by his four Aids and the Adjutant General (in uniform); Rev. James Walker, D.D., President of Harvard College; Hon. Rufus Choate; Col. Aspinwall, Major Grafton and Gen. Chandler, officers of the war of 1812; Captain Moore and Lieutenant Wise, of the U. S. Navy; Hon. Charles Francis Adams; Prof. Felton, of Cambridge; Hon. Wm. Foster; Hon. Ebenezer Everett, of Brunswick (Me.); Hon. Nathan Hale; the venerable Rev. Dr. Kendall, of Plymouth, Rev. George E. Ellis, ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1855 Excerpt: ... On the reverse, across the top, was the motto, "Dorchester And Her Children. Milton, Sharon, Foxboro', Canton, Stoughton, Wrenth...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217203426

ISBN - 13:9780217203425

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