Orations And Speeches On Various Occasions (volume 1)

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byEdward Everett

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1850. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... EULOGY ON LAFAYETTE.' PEEFATOEY NOTE, FEOM THE OEIGINAL EDITION. To avoid the necessity of frequent marginal references, I -would observe, that the account of Lafayette's first visit to America is chiefly taken from a very interesting article on that subject, communicated by Mr Sparks to the Boston Daily Advertiser, of 26th June, 1834, from his edition of Washington's Works, now in the press. Among the other authorities which I have consulted are the well-known -works of Sarrans, the Memoirs of Lafayette and the Constitutional Assembly, by Rcgnault-Warin, Montgaillard's History of France, from the close of the reign of Louis XVI. to the year 1825, and Mr Ticknor's beautiful sketch of the life of Lafayette, originally published in the North American Review. But I owe a more particular acknowledgment to Mr Sparks, who not only furnished me with the sheets of those parts of the unpublished volumes of Washington's Works which throw light on the military services of Lafayette in the war of tho American revolution, but placed in my hands a great mass of original papers, of the highest interest and value, relating to the career of Lafayette, and furnished to Mr Sparks by the general himself, from his own collections and the public offices at Paris. These papers contain the Correspondence of Lafayette with Washington, from the year 1778 to his death ; his Correspondence and Notes of his Conferences with the Count de Vergcnncs and other French ministers; his Correspondence with his family and friends, from America and from his prisons in Germany ; Notes and Commentaries on the most important incidents of his life; his Correspondence with the Governor of Virginia and officers of the army, especially during the campaign of 1781, and miscellaneous papers bearing on the main...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1850. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... EULOGY ON LAFAYETTE.' PEEFATOEY NOTE, FEOM THE OEIGINAL EDITION. To avoid the necessity of frequent marginal references, I -would obs...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.48 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217736858

ISBN - 13:9780217736855

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