A commemorative discourse pronounced at Quincy, Mass …. 1840.

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WHITNEY, George. A COMMEMORATIVE DISCOURSE Pronounced at QUINCY, MASS., 25 May, 1840, on the Second Centennial Anniversary of the Ancient Incorporation of the Town. With an appendix. Pamphlet. [8], 71, [1] pp. (Occasional light spotting, some closed tearing, light chipping, first few pages coming loose). Dis-bound (no covers/boards) 8vo. Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1840.

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WHITNEY, Minister. George. A commemorative discourse pronounced at Quincy, Mass … on the second centennial anniversary of the ancient incorporation of the town, etc. Pamphlet. [8], 71, [1] pp. (Occasional light spotting, some closed tearing, light chipping, first few pages coming loose). Dis-bound (no covers/boards) 8vo. Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1840.

The closing paragraph of the pamphlet opens: “We who celebrate the 25th of May, 1840, would welcome you, who a century hence shall fill the places we now fill, to this pleasant land of the Fathers. We bid you welcome to the healthful skies and the verdant fields of New England…”.

Provenance: ‘Library Mass Hist Soc Boston’ (Blind stamp to half title, coming through to title page).

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Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 18 × 24 × 1.8 cm
Author/s

Publisher

James Munroe and Company

Binding

Disbound

Non-Fiction Subject

Topography & Local Interest

Special Attributes

Ex-Library

Language

English

Region

North America

Date

1840

Place of Publication

Boston

Country of Manufacture

United States