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4th of July Orations, July 4, 1795 - July 4, 1875

 

Subseries 1.1 A

Box 1, folder 1

[Anonymous]. Untitled manuscript Fourth of July Oration. [Reading?, Penn., 1862?], July 4, 1862

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Boston: Office Boston Daily Bee, 1862.
Box 1, folder 1

Adams, Charles Francis. An Oration, Delivered Before the Municipal Authorities of the City of Fall River July 4, 1860, July 4, 1860

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Fall River: Almy and Milne, Daily News Steam Printing House, 1860.

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20 pages.
Box 1, folder 1

Adams, Charles Francis. The Progress of Liberty, in a Hundred Years, an Oration Delivered Before the Citizens of Taunton, 4th July 1876, July 4, 1876

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Taunton, Massachusetts: Printed at the Office of C. A. Hack and Son, 1876.

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24 pages.

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First edition, one of 300 copies printed by order of the city.
Box 1, folder 1

Adams, Charles Francis, Jr. The Double Anniversary: '76 and '63. A Fourth of July Address Delivered at Quincy, Massachusetts, July 4, 1876

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Boston: Am. Parsons Lunt, 1869.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 1

Adams, Hon. John Quincy. An Oration addressed to the Citizens of the Town of Quincy, on the Fourth of July, 1831, July 4, 1831

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Boston: Richardson, Lord and Holbrook, 1831.

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First edition. Sabin 292; American Imprints 563 1.
Box 1, folder 1

Adams, John Quincy. An Oration Delivered Before the Inhabitants of the Town of Newburyport, at their Request, on the Sixty-First Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, July nth, 1837, July 4, 1837

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[Newburyport]: Printed by Morss and Brewster, (1837).

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First edition. Sabin 294.
Box 1, folder 1

Addison, John, M. D. An Oration Delivered in Lexington, Iowa, July 4, 1838, July 4, 1838

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Baltimore: John W. Woods, Printer, [1838].

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First edition. American Imprints 4871 1.
Box 1, folder 1

Alger, William Rounseville. The Genius and Posture of America. An Oration Delivered before the Citizens of Boston, July 4,1857, July 4, 1857

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Boston: Office Boston Daily Bee, 1857.

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First edition. Sabin 757.
Box 1, folder 1

Allen, Benjamin. An Oration pronounced before the Students of Brown University in the College Chapel, July 4, 1847, July 4, 1817.

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Providence; Jones and Wheeler, Printers, 1817.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 1

Atwood, Mary, Historical Address delivered in the Congregational Church July 4, 1876

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Hartford: The Allen and Sherwood Co., Printers, 1876.
Box 1, folder 1

Austin, Ivers James. An Oration, Delivered by the Request of the Authorities Before the Citizens of Boston, Massachusetts; on the Fourth of July, 1839, July 4, 1839

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Boston: John H. Eastburn, 1839.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 1

Austin, Samuel. An Oration, Pronounced at Worcester, Massachusetts; on the Fourth of July, 1798; the Anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America, July 4, 1798.

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Printed at Worcester: Leonard Worcester, 1798

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First edition. Sabin 2423; Evans 33343.
Box 1, folder 1

Austin, Samuel. An Address, Pronounced in Worcester, Massachusetts, on The Fourth of July, 1825. . . Before an Assembly Con- vened for the Purpose of Celebrating this Event Religiously, July 4, 1825

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Worcester: Printed by William Manning, [1825]

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First edition. Sabin 2421; American Imprints 19475.
 

Subseries 1.2 B

Box 1, folder 2

Balch, William Stevens. Popular Liberty and Equal Rights. An Oration, Delivered Before the Mass Convention, of the Rhode Island Suffrage Association, Held on Dexter Training Ground, in Providence, July Fourth 1841, July 4, 1841

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Providence: B. F. Moore, Printer, 1841.

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First edition. Sabin 2874; American Imprints 41-336.
Box 1, folder 2

Balch, W[illia]m Stevens. Angers of Our Republic: An Oration Delivered in Chestel; Vt., July 4,1857., July Fourth 1857, July 4, 1857

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New York: Taylor and Son, Book and Job Printers, 1857.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 2

Bancroft, George. An Oration Delivered Before the Democracy of Springfield and Neighboring Towns, July 4, 1836, July 4, 1836

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Springfield: George and Charles Merriam, 1836.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 2

Barber, Edward D[owning]. An Oration, Delivered Before the Addison County AntiSlavery Society, on the Fourth of July, 1836, July 4, 1836

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Middlebury, Vermont: Knapp and Jewett, Printers, 1836.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 2

Barbour, B. J. An Address Delivered Before the Literary Societies of the Virginia Military Institute at Lexington, July 4, 1854

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Richmond: MacFarlane and Fergusson, 1854.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 2

Bartlett, Elisha. An Oration Delivered Before the Municipal Authorities and the Citizens of Lowell, July 4, 1848, July 4, 1848

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Lowell: James Atkinson, Printer, 1848.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 2

Bates, Isaac Chapman. An Oration Pronounced at Northampton, July 4,1805, the Twenty Ninth Anniversary of American Independence: at the Request of the Committee of Arrangement, July 4, 1805

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Northampton: Printed and Sold by Thomas M. Pomroy, 1805.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 2

Bigelow, Timothy. An Oration Delivered Before the Municipal Authorities of the City of Boston, July 4, 1853 and Together with the Speeches at the Dinner in Faneuil Hall, on that Occasion, July 4, 1853

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Boston: J. H. Eastburn, City Printer, 1853.

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First edition. Sabin 5326.
Box 1, folder 2

Binns, John. An Oration Commemorative of the Holiday of American Independence, Delivered before the Democratic Societ- ies of the City and County of Philadelphia, on the 4th of July, 1810, July 4, 1810

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Philadelphia: Published by C. and A. Conrad and Co., and by M. Carey, 1810.

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First edition. Sabin 5504; American Imprints 19567.
Box 1, folder 2

Blake, Francis. An Oration, Pronounced at Worcester, (Mass.) on the Thirty-Sixth Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1812, July 4, 1812

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Worcester: Isaac Sturtevant, [1812].

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First edition. Sabin 5767; American Imprints 24887.
Box 1, folder 2

Boynton, Charles Brandon. Oration Delivered on the Fifth of July, 1847, Before the Native Americans of Cincinnati. By Rev. Chas. B. Boynton, July 4, 1847

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Cincinnati: Tagart and Gardner, Printers, 1847.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 2

Brackett, James. An Oration, Pronounced in the Chapel, Dartmouth College, on the Fourth of July, 1805, July 4, 1805

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Hanover, (N.H.): Moses Davis, 1805.

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First edition. Sabin 7198; American Imprints 8071.
Box 1, folder 2

Brewer, Hon. George. An Address on the Life and Character of George Washington at Chambersburg, July 4, 1874

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Chambersburg, PA: M. A. Foltz, Printer "Public Opinion" Office, 1874.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 2

Burges, Tristam. Liberty, Glory and Union, or American Independence. An Oration Pronounced Before the People of Providence, July 4th, A. D. 1810, July 4, 1810

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Providence: Printed at the Office of the Rhode Island American. Dunham and Hawkins, Printers, [1810].

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First edition. Sabin 9235; American Imprints 19684.
 

Subseries 1.3 C

Box 1, folder 3

Caldwell, Charles, M.D. An Oration Commemorative of American Independence, Delivered before the American Republican Society of Philadelphia, on the Fourth of July, 1810, July 4, 1810

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Philadelphia: Printed for Bradford and Inskeep, Fry and Karnmerer,Printers, 1810.

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First edition. American Imprints 19701; noted under Sabin 9899.
Box 1, folder 3

Caldwell, Samuel L. Oration Delivered before the Municipal Authorities and Citizens of Providence, on the Eighty-Fifth Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1861, July 4, 1861

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Providence: Knowles, Anthony and Co., Printers, 1861.

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First edition. Not found in Sabin.
Box 1, folder 3

Chandler, Peleg Whitman. The Morals of Freedom. An Oration Delivered Before the Authorities of the City of Boston, July 4, 1844, July 4, 1844

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Boston: John H. Eastburn, City Printer, 1844.

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First edition. Sabin 11869; American Imprints 44-1285.
Box 1, folder 3

Clark, Daniel Atkinson. Independence-Sermon, Delivered July 4,1814, at Hanover, New Jersey, July 4, 1814

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Newark: Printed by John Tuttle and Co., 1814.

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First edition. Sabin 13267; American Imprints 3 1 164.
Box 1, folder 3

Clark, Thomas M. Oration Delivered Before the Municipal Authorities and Citizens of Providence, on the Eighty-Fourth Anniversary of American Independence, July 4,1860, July 4, 1860

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Providence: Knowles, Anthony and Company 1860.

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First edition. Sabin 13382.
Box 1, folder 3

Clarke, James Freeman. Oration Delivered before the City Government and Citizens of Boston, in Music Hall, July 5, 1875, July 4, 1875

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Boston: Rockwell and Churchill, City Printers, 1875.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 3

Codman, John. An Oration on the Fiftieth Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1826

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Boston: Crocker and Brewster, 1826.

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First edition. Sabin 14133; American Imprints 24140.
Box 1, folder 3

Cole, Edmund L. Autograph manuscript, "Oration at Middlebury Vermont July 4th, 1878.", July 4, 1878

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N.p., 1878.
Box 1, folder 3

Corry, W[illiam] M. Against the Degradation of the States: An Oration Delivered Before the Peace Democracy, at Canton, Stark County, Ohio, July 4, 1878

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Cincinnati: Published at the Request of the Democrats, 1863.

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First edition. Noted under Sabin 16922.
Box 1, folder 3

Cumnming, Hooper. An Oration Commemorative of American Independence; Delivered July 5,1824, in the Bowery Church, before the Firemen of the City of New York, July 4, 1823

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New York: Printed by E. Conrad, and Sold by the Principal Booksellers in this City, 1824.

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First edition. Sabin 179 10; American Imprints 15904.
Box 1, folder 3

Cumming, Hooper. An Oration, Delivered at Newark, N. J. July 4, 1823, July 4, 1823

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Newark: Printed by John Tuttle and Co., 1823.

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First edition. American Imprints 12301; noted under Sabin 17910.
Box 1, folder 3

Cushing, Caleb. An Oration Delivered Before the Citizens of Newburyport, on the Fifty-Sixth Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1832

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Newburyport: T. B. and E. L. White, 1832.

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First edition. American Imprints 12049 noted under Sabin 18095.
 

Subseries 1.4 D

Box 1, folder 4

Dana, Daniel. A Discourse Delivered in Newburyport, July 4, 1814, in Commemoration of American Independence, and of the Deliverance of Europe, July 4, 1814

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Newburyport: Printed by William B. Allen, 1814.

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First edition. American Imprints 3 1287; noted under Sabin 18405.
Box 1, folder 4

Davison, Charles A.. Proceedings at the Celebration of the Eighty-Third Anniversary of American Independence, July 4th, 1859, on Wattnong Plains, Morristown, N. J., July 4, 1859

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Printed for Private Circulation. New York: Wm. C. Bryant and Co., Printers, 1859.

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First edition. Not found in Sabin.
Box 1, folder 4

Dexter, Franklin. An Oration, Delivered July 4,1819, at the Request of the Selectmen of the Town of Boston, in Commemoration of the Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1819

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Boston: Published by Joseph T. Buckingham, [1819].

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First edition. Sabin 19891; American Imprints 47826.
Box 1, folder 4

Dickinson, James Taylor. A Sermon, Delivered in the Second Congregational Church, Norwich, on the fourth of July, 1834, at the Request of the Anti-Slavery Society of Norwich and Vicinity, July 4, 1834

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Norwich [Conn.]: Published by the Anti-Slavery Society, 1834.

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First edition. Sabin 20036; American Imprints 24164; Library Company Afro-Americana 3119
Box 1, folder 4

Doane, George Washington, Rev. The Young American: His Dangers, His Duties, and His Destinies: The Address, at Burlington College, July 4, 1853, July 4, 1853

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Philadelphia: Inquirer Press, 1853.

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First edition. Sabin 20390
Box 1, folder 4

Drake, Charles D. Speech of St. Louis, Delivered at a Union Meeting, at the City of Louisiana, Mu., July 4, 1861, July 4, 1861

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St. Louis: Printed at the Missouri Republican Office, 1861.

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First edition. Noted under Sabin 20817
Box 1, folder 4

Dunlap, Andrew. An Oration, Delivered at the Request of the Washington Society at the City of Boston, July 4, 1832, July 4, 1832

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Boston: True and Greene, Printers, Water Street, 1832.
Box 1, folder 4

Dunlap, Andrew. An Oration, Delivered at Salem, on Mon-day, July 5, 1819, at the Request of the Association of the Essex Reading Room, in Celebration of American Independence, July 4, 1819

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Salem: Printed by Warwick Palfray, June 1819.

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Second edition. Sabin 21293 and American Imprints 47854 (this printing not noted).
Box 1, folder 4

Durfee, Thomas. An Oration Delivered Before the Municipal Authorities and Citizens of Providence, on the Seventy-Sev- enth Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1853, July 4, 1853

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Provi-dence [R.I.]: Knowles, Anthony and Co., Printers, 1853.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 4

Dutton, Warren. An Oration Pronounced July 4, 1805, at the Request of the Inhabitants of the Town of Boston, in Commemoration of American Independence, July 4, 1805

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[Boston:] A. Newell, Printer, 1805.

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First edition. Sabin 21472; American Imprints 8355.
Box 1, folder 4

Dwight, William Theodore. The Nationality of a People, its Vital Element. An Oration, Delivered in the New City Hall, Before the City Government, and Citizens, of Portland, July 4, 1861, July 4, 1861

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Portland, [Maine]: N. A. Foster, City Printer, 1861.

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First edition. Sabin 21569.
Box 1, folder 4

Dwight, William Theodore. The Nationality of a People, its Vital Element. An Oration, Delivered in the New City Hall, Before the City Government, and Citizens, of Portland, July 4, 1861, July 4, 1861

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Portland, Maine: N. A. Foster, City Printer, 1861.

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First edition. Sabin 21569.
 

Subseries 1.5 E

Box 1, folder 5

Eddy, Ansel Doane. A Discourse Delivered at the Brick Church in Canandaigua, New York, July 4, 1826, July 4, 1826

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Canandaigua: Printed by Bemis, Morse and Ward, 1826.

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First edition. Sabin 2 1803; American Imprints 24399.
Box 1, folder 5

Endicott, Charles. July 4, 1876. Centennial Celebration, at Canton, Mass. Historical Address, July 4, 1826

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Boston: William Bense, Printer, 1876.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 5

Evans, Elwood. Oration by Hon. Elwood Evans, Portland, Oregon. July 4,1865, July 4, 1865

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Portland, Ore., n.p, 1865.

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First edition. McMurtrie 302; noted under Sabin 23146.
Box 1, folder 5

Evarts, William M. "What the Age Owes America." [In:] New York Tribune Extra, No. 33. . . Independence Day Orations and Poems, July 4,1876, July 4, 1876

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New York: The New York Tribune, 1876.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 5

Everett, Alexander. An Oration: Delivered at the Request of the City Government, Before the Citizens of Boston, on the 5th of July, 1830, July 4, 1830

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Boston: Press of John H. Eastburn, 1830.

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First edition. American Imprints 1292; Noted under Sabin 23237.
Box 1, folder 5

Everett, A. H.. An Oration delivered at Holliston, Mass., on the Fourth of July at the request of the Democratic Citizens of the Ninth Congressional District, 1839, July 4, 1839

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Boston: Henry L. Devereaux, Printer, 1839.
Box 1, folder 5

Everett, Edward. An Oration Delivered at Cambridge on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Declaration of the independence of the United States of America, July 4, 1826

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Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, and Company, 1826.

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First edition. American Imprints 24456; Noted under Sabin 23271.
Box 1, folder 5

Everett, Edward. An Oration Delivered before the Citizens of Charlestown on the Fifty-Second Anniversary of the Declaration of dependence of the United States of America, July 4, 1828

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Charlestown: Wheildon and Raymond; Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little and Wilkins, 1828.

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First edition. American imprints 33101; Noted under Sabin 23271.
Box 1, folder 5

Everett, Edward. Oration Delivered Before the City Authorities of Boston, on the Fourth of July, 1860, July 4, 1860

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Boston: Geo. C. Rand and Avery, City Printers, 1860.

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First edition. Noted under Sabin 23271.
Box 1, folder 5

Everett, Edward. The Great Issues Now Before the Country. An Oration. . . Delivered at the New York Academy of Music, July 4,1861, July 4, 1861

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New York: James G. Gregory, 1861.

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First edition. Not found in Sabin.
Box 1, folder 5

Everett, William. An Oration Delivered Before the City Au- thorities of Boston, on the Fourth of July, 1870, July 4, 1870

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Boston: Alfred Mudge and Sons, 1870.

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First edition. Sabin 23287.
 

Subseries 1.6 F

Box 1, folder 6

Fairfield, Jotham. An Oration, Pronounced at the Meeting- House in the Vicinity of Dartmouth College, on the Fourth of July, 1811, July 4, 1811

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Hanover, N. H.: Printed by Charles Spear, 1811.

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First edition. American Imprints 22795.
Box 1, folder 6

Felton, Franklin Eliot. The Purification and Reconstruction of the American Union. An Oration Delivered at Vallejo, July IV 1867, July 4, 1867

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San Francisco: Edward Bosqui and Company, Book and Job Printers, 1867.

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First edition. Sabin 24041.
Box 1, folder 6

Field, Richard S. The Constitution not a Compact Between Sovereign States. Celebration of the Fourth of July, 1861, in Princeton, N. J., July 4, 1867

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Princeton, N. J.: J. T. Robinson, Printer, 1861.

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First edition. Sabin 24290.
Box 1, folder 6

Fisk, Theophilus. Labor the Only True Source of Wealth; or The Rottenness of the Paper Money Banking System Exposed, its Sandy Foundations Shaken, its Crumbling Pillars Overthrown. An Oration on Banking, Education, and. Delivered at the Queen- Street Theatre, in the City of Charleston, S. C. July, 4th, 1837. Also an Oration on the Freedom of the Press; to which is appended he doings of a Public Meeting held in Charleston, July, 28th 1837, July 4, 1837

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Charleston, S. C.: Published at the Office of the Examiner, 1837.

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First edition. American Imprints 44300; noted under Sabin 24536.
Box 1, folder 6

Foote, Henry G. Oration Delivered on the Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. July 4, 1856. At Ogdensburgh, N. Y., July 4, 1856

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Ogdensburgh: Sentinal Power Press and Printing Establishment, 1856.

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First edition. Sabin 25017.
Box 1, folder 6

Forrest, Edwin. Oration Delivered at the Democratic Republican Celebration of the Sixty-Second Anniversary of the Independence of the United States, in the City of New York, Fourth July, 1838, July 4, 1837

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New York: Printed and Published by Jared W. Bell, 1838.

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First edition. American Imprints 50363; Sabin 25108
Box 1, folder 6

Fuller, Timothy. An Oration Pronounced at Watertown, July 4, 1809. At the Request of the Republicans of Watertown, and the Adjacent Towns, in Commemoration of the Anniversary of Ameri- can Independence, July 4, 1809

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Boston: J. Belcher, Printer, 1809.

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First edition. Sabin 26187; American Imprints 17595.
 

Subseries 1.7 F

Box 1, folder 7

Giles, Joel. Practical Liberty. An Oration Delivered before the City Authorities of Boston in the Tremont Temple, July 4,1848, July 4, 1848

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Boston: Eastburn's Press, 1848.

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First edition. Sabin 27369.
 

Subseries 1.8 H

Box 1, folder 8

Harris, Samuel. The Maxim for the Emes. A Sermon Preached on the Anniversary of the National Independence, 1852, July 4, 1852

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Pittsfield: Printed by W. D. Axtell, 1852.

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First edition. Noted under Sabin 30500.
Box 1, folder 8

Heacock, Grosvenor W. The True American. Oration Delivered July 4, 1854, at Buffalo, July 4, 1852

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Buffalo: Clapp, Matthews and Co., Book and Job Printers, 1854.

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First edition. Not noted in Sabin.
Box 1, folder 8

Hoadly, L[oammi] Ives. An Address, Delivered at the Union Celebration of Independence, at Sutton, Mass. July 5, 1824, July 4, 1824

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Worcester: William Manning, Printer, [1824].

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First edition. Sabin 32281; American Imprints 16549.
Box 1, folder 8

Holmes, John S[ummers]. An Oration Delivered before the Municipal Authorities of the City of Boston, July 5, 1858 . . . Together with the Speeches at the Dinner in Faneuil Hall, and Other Ceremonies at the Celebration of the Eighty-Second Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1858

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Boston: Geo. C. Rand and Avery, City Printers, 1858.

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First edition. Sabin 32614.
Box 1, folder 8

Holmes, John S[ummers]. An Oration Delivered before the Municipal Authorities of the City of Boston, July 5, 1858 . . . Together with the Speeches at the Dinner in Faneuil Hall, and Other Ceremonies at the Celebration of the Eighty-Second Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1858

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Boston: Office of the Boston Coutier, William White, Printer, 4 Spring Lane, 1858.

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First edition. Sabin 32614.
Box 1, folder 8

Holmes, Oliver Wendell. Oration Delivered Before the City Authorities of Boston on the Fourth of July, July 4, 1863

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Boston: J. E. Farwell and Company, Printers to the City, 1863.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 8

Hubbard, William G. The True Secret of Our Nation's Progress: An Address Delivered in Old Carpenter's Hall at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1876, July 4, 1884

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Columbus, Ohio: Columbus Printing Works, 1884.

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Second Edition.
 

Subseries 1.9 I

Box 1, folder 9

Ingersoll, Charles J[ared]. Oration Delivered before The Philadelphia Association for Celebrating the Fourth of July, without Distinction of Party, July 4, 1832

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Philadelphia: Published by Order of the Association. Jesper Harding, Printer, 1832.

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First edition. American Imprints 13073; noted under Sabin 34735.
 

Subseries 1.10 J

Box 1, folder 10

Jackson, Henry. Berachuh. A Discourse Pronounced in the Central Baptist Church, Newport, R.I., July 4th, 1852, July 4, 1852

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Newport, R.I.: Cranston and Norman, 1852.

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First edition.
 

Subseries 1.11 K

Box 1, folder 11

Ketchum, Hiram. An Oration delivered on the Public Square at New Haven, at the Request of Its Citizens, July 4, 1851

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New Haven: Thomas J. Stafford, Printer, 1851.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 11

Kittredge, Jonathan. An Address Delivered Before the Tem- perance Society of Bath, N. H. July 4, 1828. Also, an Address Delivered Before the American Temperance Society, at its Second Annual Meeting, Held in Boston, July 4, 1829

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Boston: Perkins and Marvin, 1829.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 11

Knight, Daniel. An Oration Pronounced in Charlton, (Mass.) on the Forty Third Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1819

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Worcester: Printed by William Manning, 1819.

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First edition. Sabin 38107; American Imprints 48439
 

Subseries 1.12 L

Box 1, folder 12

Lathrop, Joseph. The Happiness of a Free Government, and the Means of Preserving it: Illustrated in a Sermon, Delivered in West Springfield, on July 4th, 1794, in Commemoration of American Independence!, July 4, 1794

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Springfield, Massachusetts: James R. Hutchins, 1794.

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First edition. Evans 27200; Sabin 39196.
Box 1, folder 12

Loring, George B. Safe and Honorable Reconstruction. An Oration, Delivered at Newburyport, July 4, 1866

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South Danvers: Charles D. Howard, Printer, 1866.

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First edition.
Box 1, folder 20

Lute A. Lute Taylor's Chip Basket; Being Choice Selections from the Lectures, Essays, Addresses, Editorials, and Public and Social Correspondence, July 4, 1874.

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Hudson, Wis.: Star and Times Printing House, 1874.

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First edition.
 

Subseries 1.13 M

Box 1, folder 13

McKinney, Samuel. The Baccalaureate Address to the Graduating Class of West Tennessee College. ..Delivered, July 4, 1846

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Jackson, Tenn.: Gates and Parker, Printers, [1846].

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First edition. Not found in Sabin.
Box 1, folder 13

Man, George F[lag]. An Oration, Delivered Before the Citizens of the County of Kent, at Apponaug, Warwick, July 4, 1838

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Providence: Knowles, Vose, 1838.

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First edition. Sabin 44182; American Imprints 51469.
Box 1, folder 13

Mann, Herman [and] Field, Barnum. Remarks, Accompanying the Reading of the Declaration of American Independence, Before the Citizens of Dedham, and the Military Company for the Day, Composed of Citizen Volunteers . . . [Bound with, as issued:] Field, Barnum. An Oration, Pronounced in Commemoration of American Independence, July 4, 1822

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Dedham [Mass.]: Printed by H. and W. H. Mann, [1822].

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First edition. American Imprints 9357; noted under Sabin 44316.
Box 1, folder 13

Mann, Horace. An Oration Delivered Before the Authorities of the City of Boston, July 4, 1842

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Boston: Wm. B. Fowle and N. Capen, 1842.

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Fourth edition. American Imprints 423204 (this edition).
Box 1, folder 13

Mason, William Powell. An Oration Delivered Wednesday, July 4, 1827, in Commemoration of American Independence, Be- fore the Chief Executive of the Commonwealth, and the City Coun- cil and Inhabitants of the City of Boston, July 4, 1827

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Boston: Nathan Hale City Printer, 1827.

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First edition. Sabin 45489; American Imprints 29658.
Box 1, folder 13

Mathews, Joseph. An Address Delivered at Bethlehem by Joseph Mathews, Esq., at the Celebration of the 4th of July, 1837, July 4, 1837

Note

[m.p.: n.p., 1837?].

Note

First edition. Not found in American Imprints, Sabin.
Box 1, folder 13

Miller, Samuel. A Sermon, Delivered in the New Presbyte- rian Church, New-York, July Fourth, 1795, Being the Nineteenth Anniversary of the Independence of America; At the Request of; and Before, the Mechanic, Tammany, and Democratic Societies, and the Military Officers, July 4, 1795

Note

New York: Printed by Thomas Greenleaf, 1795.

Note

First edition. Evans 29082; noted under Sabin 42083.
Box 1, folder 13

Miner, A[lonzo] A[mes]. An Oration Delivered Before the Municipal Authorities of the City of Boston, at the Celebration of the Seventy-Ninth Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1855

Note

Boston: Moore and Crosby, 1855.

Note

First edition. Noted under Sabin 49196.
Box 1, folder 13

Moms, Gouverneur. An Oration Delivered July 5th, 1813, before the Washington Benevolent Society, of the City of New York, in Commemoration of American Independence, July 4, 1813

Note

New York: Published by the Society, and Sold by A. T. Goodrich and Co., J. Seymour, Printer, 1813.

Note

First edition. American Imprints 29221.
Box 1, folder 13

Morange, J[ames] K[ingsland]. Oration Delivered by.. . at a Celebration of the Anniversary of American Independence, At J. W Cook's Grove, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, July 4, 1872

Note

[Mansfield?: n. p., 1872?].

Note

First edition.
Box 1, folder 13

Morange, J[ames] K[ingsland]. Oration Delivered by.. . at a Celebration of the Anniversary of American Independence, At J. W Cook's Grove, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, July 4, 1872

Note

[Mansfield?: n. p., 1872?].

Note

First edition.
Box 1, folder 13

Morris, Hon. Governeur An Oration Delivered July 5th, 1813 before the Washington Benevolent Society, of New York, In Commemoration of American Independence, July 4, 1813

Note

New York: Published by the Society, and sold by A. T. Goodrich and Co., No. 124 Broadway, [1813].

Note

First edition.
Box 1, folder 13

Morton, Hon. Ellis. An Oration delivered before the City Authorities of Boston on the Fifth of July, in Celebration of the Ninety-third Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1869

Note

Alfred Mudge and Son, City Printers, 1869.

Note

First edition.
Box 1, folder 13

Murphy, Henry C[ruse]. Society of Tammany; Columbian Ordel: Celebration at Tammany Hall, on Saturday, July 4, 1863. Including the Oration, by. .. The Poem by Henry Motford, Esq., the Addresses by Hon. Horatio Seymour; and Others, July 4, 1863

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New York: Baptist and Taylor, Steam Book and Job Printers, 1863.

Note

First edition.
 

Subseries 1.14 N

Box 1, folder 14

[National Liberal League]. Patriotic Address to the People of the United States, Adopted at Philadelphia on the Fourth of July, 1876, by the National Liberal League. Together with the Chief Resolutions of the League, its Constitution and List of Ofic- ers, and its Protest Against the Shutting of the International Exhi- bition on Sundays, July 4, 1876

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Boston, Mass.: Published by the National Liberal League, 1876.

Note

First edition.
Box 1, folder 14

Nelson, John. An Oration, Delivered at Leicester; July 5, 1824, July 4, 1824

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Leicester [Mass.]: Hori Brown, Printer, 1824.

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First edition. Sabin 52315.; not found in American Imprints.
Box 1, folder 14

Nicols, Ichabod. An Oration delivered on the Fourth of July, 1805, At the North Meeting House in Salem, Massachusetts, July 4, 1805

Note

Salem, Mass: Printed by Joshua Cushing, 1805.

Note

First edition.
 

Subseries 1.15 O

Box 1, folder 15

(Otis). Hildreth, Richard. A Review of "An Oration Delivered Before the Young Men of Boston, on the Fourth of July, M DCCCXXXI, July 4, 1831

Note

[Boston?]: n. p., 1831.

Note

First edition.
Box 1, folder 15

Otis, William F. An Oration Delivered Before the "Young Men of Boston, "on the Fourth of July, M DCCC XXXI, July 4, 1831

Note

Boston: Carter, Hendee and Babcock, 1831.

Note

First edition. Sabin 57873.
Box 1, folder 15

(Otis). Hildreth, Richard, 1805-1863. A Review of "An Oration Delivered Before the Young Men of Boston, on the Fourth of July, MDCCCXXXI, July 4, 1831

Note

Boston?: n. p., 1831.

Note

First edition. American Imprints 8666 (under the title, author attribution taken from the RLIN record).
 

Subseries 1.16 O

Box 1, folder 16

Palfrey, John G[orham]. An Oration Pronounced Before the Citizens of Boston, on the Anniversary of the Declaration of Ameri- can Independence, July 4, 1831

Note

Boston: Press of John H. Eastburn, 1831.

Note

First edition. American Imprints 89613; noted under Sabin 58325.
Box 1, folder 16

Phillip, Stephen. Mr. Phillip's Oration, delivered at the Request of the Young Men of Salem, July 4, 1831

Note

Salem: Printed by Warwick Palfray, Jun[ior], 1831.

Note

First edition.
Box 1, folder 16

Pilmore, Joseph. The Blessings of Peace: A Sermon, Preached in Christ's Church, New York, on the Fourth of July, 1794 At the Joint Request of the Tammany Society or Columbian Ordel; and the Society of Mechanics, July 4, 1794.

Note

New York: Printed by John Buel for the Society, 1794.

Note

First edition. Sabin 62859; Evans 27525.
Box 1, folder 16

Power, Thomas. An Oration delivered by the Request of the City Authorities, Before the Citizens of Boston on the Sixty Fourth Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1840.

Note

Boston: John H. Eastburn, City Printer, 1840.

Note

First edition.
Box 1, folder 16

Pugh, J. Howard, M. D. Our Union and its Defenders: An Oration Delivered Before the Citizens of Burlington, N. J., on the Occasion of their Celebration of the Eighty-Sixth Anniversary of Independence Day, July 4th, 1862 ...Printed for the Benefit of the Ladies' Aid Society of Burlington, July 4, 1862.

Note

Philadelphia: King and Baird, Printers, 1862.

Note

First edition. Sabin 66613.
Box 1, folder 16

Pugh, J. Howard, M. D. The Success and Promise of the American Union, an Oration, Delivered before the Citizens or Burlington, N[ew] J[ersey], on the Occasion of their Celebration of the Eighty-Ninth Anniversary of Independence Day, July 4, 1865.

Note

Philadelphia: King and Baird, Printers, 1865.

Note

First edition. Sabin 66614.
Box 1, folder 16

Quincy, Josiah. An Oration, Delivered on Tuesday, the Fourth of July, 1826, Being the Fiftieth Anniversary of American Independence, before the Supreme Executive of the Commonwealth, and the City Council and Inhabitants of the City of Boston, July 4, 1826.

Note

Boston: True and Greene, City Printers, 1826.

Note

First edition. Sabin 67230; American Imprints 25887.
Box 1, folder 16

Quincy, Josiah, Jr. An Oration, Delivered July 4, 1832, before the City Council and Inhabitants of Boston, July 4, 1832.

Note

Boston: John H. Eastburn, 1832.

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First edition. Sabin 67267; American Imprints 14434.
 

Subseries 1.18 R

Box 1, folder 18

Ramsay, David. An Oration Delivered on the Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1794, in Saint Michael's Church, to the Inhabitants of Charleston, South Carolina, July 4, 1794.

Note

M.D. London: Printed for W. Winterbotham; Sold by J. Ridgway and H.D. Symonds, 1795.

Note

First edition. Sabin 67701.

Note

One of two English editions published in 1795, the other under the imprint of radical publisher Daniel Eaton.
Box 1, folder 18

Rantoul, Robert, Jr. An Oration Delivered Before the Demo- crats and Antimasons, of the County of Plymouth..:.at Scituate, on the Fourth of July, 1836, July 4, 1836.

Note

Boston: Beals and Greene, 1836.

Note

First edition.

Note

Bound into a nonce volume; see Henshaw.
Box 1, folder 18

Richards, George. An Oration on the Independence of the United States of Federate America; Pronounced at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, July 4, 1795, July 4, 1795.

Note

Portsmouth: Printed by John Melcher, and for sale at his Office, 1795.

Note

First edition. Evans 294 11; Sabin 7092
Box 1, folder 18

Richardson, James. An Oration, on the Principles of Liberty and Independence, Pronounced July 4, 1808, July 4, 1808.

Note

Dedham: Printed by H. Mann, July 8, 1808.

Note

First edition. Sabin 71013.
Box 1, folder 18

Ritchie, Andrew, Jun[ior]. An Oration Pronounced July 4,1808, at the Request of the Selectmen of the Town of Boston, in Commemoration of the Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1808.

Note

Boston: Russell and Cutler, Printers, 1808.

Note

First edition. Sabin 71557; American Imprints 1608.
Box 1, folder 18

Robbins, Hon. Absher. Oration delivered on the Fourth of July, 1827, at Newport, Rhode Island, July 4, 1827.

Note

Providence: Muller and Hammond, 1827.

Note

First edition. American Imprints 30464.
Box 1, folder 18

Rockwell, Julius. July 4th, 1876! Centennial Celebration at Lenox, Mass., Historical Address, July 4, 1876.

Note

Pittsfield, Mass.: Chickering and Axtell, Steam Book and Job Printers, 1876.

Note

First edition. Sabin 72442.
Box 1, folder 18

Rohler, Daniel. Biblische Bierten july Predigt gehalten Sonntags, den 4ten July 1841, beii der Feier der Unabhangigfeits=Erslarung zu Cortaun, Berts County, Pa., in Gegenwart , July 4, 1841.

Note

Ruztaun, Penn., 1841.

Note

First edition.
 

Subseries 1.19 S

Box 1, folder 19

Savage, James. An Oration Delivered July 4, 1811, at the Request of the Selectmen of Boston, in Commemoration of American Independence, July 4, 1811.

Note

Boston: From the Press of John Eliot, Jun., 1811.

Note

First edition. Sabin 77237; American Imprints 23875.
Box 1, folder 19

Savage, Thomas. A Historical Sketch of Bedford, N. H., Being a Discourse Delivered Sabbath Afternoon, July 4th, 1841, in the Presbyterian Meeting House, July 4, 1841.

Note

Manchester, N. H.: Printed by Emerson and Murray, 1841.

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First edition. Sabin 77247; American Imprints 41-4623.
Box 1, folder 19

Silliman, Benjamin. An Oration, Delivered at Hartford on the 6th of July, A.D. 1802, Before the Society of Cincinnati, for the State of Connecticut, Assembled to Celebrate the Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1802.

Note

Hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, 1802.

Note

First edition. Sabin 81039; American Imprints 3070.
Box 1, folder 19

Southard, Samuel L[ewis]. Address Delivered before the Newark Mechanics' Association, July 5,1830, July 4, 1830.

Note

Newark: Printed by W. Tuttle and Co., 1830.

Note

First edition. Sabin 88242; American Imprints 3554.
Box 1, folder 19

Sparhawk, Thomas S[tearns]. An Oration, Delivered at Buckston, in the County of Hancock, Before Captain Curtis's, and Captain Hancock's Companies of Militia, and a Number of other Citizens, July 4th A. D. 1798, July 4, 1798.

Note

Boston: Printed by Manning and Loring, 1798.

Note

First edition. Evans 34587; Sabin 88952
Box 1, folder 19

Sprague, Charles. An Oration, Delivered on Monday, Fourth of July, 1825, in Commemoration of American Independence, Before the Supreme Executive of the Commonwealth, and the City Council and Inhabitants of the City of Boston, July 4, 1825.

Note

Boston: True and Greene City Printers, 1825.

Note

First edition. Sabin 89662; American Imprints 22346.
Box 1, folder 19

Sprague, Joseph E. An Oration delivered in Salem, Mass., on the Fifth of July, 1813, In Commemoration of our Naval Victories and National Independence, July 4, 1813.

Note

Salem: Printed by Warwick Palfray, Jun., 1812

Note

First edition.
Box 1, folder 19

Stanley, George W[ashington], Esq. An Oration, Delivered at Wallingford, August 8th. 1805. In Commemoration of the Independence of the United States, July 4, 1805.

Note

New Haven: From Sidney's Press, 1805.

Note

First edition. Sabin 90309; American Imprints 9418.
Box 1, folder 19

Sumner, Charles. The True Grandeur of Nations: An Ora- tion Delivered Before the Authorities of the City of Boston, July 4, 1845, July 4, 1845.

Note

Boston: American Tract Society, 1845.

Note

Second edition.
 

Subseries 1.20 T

Box 1, folder 20

Taylor, John W. An Address Delivered at the Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Independence of the United States, in the Village of Ballston Spa, July 4, 1826.

Note

Ballston Spa: Printed by J. Cornstock, 1826.

Note

First edition. American Imprints 26181; not found in Sabin.
Box 1, folder 20

Thompson, Rev. Allen T. An Address, Delivered Before the People of Clarke County, on the Fair Ground, July 4th, 1861, July 4, 1861.

Note

Springfield, Ohio: Republic Job Printing Rooms, 1861.

Note

First edition.
Box 1, folder 20

Townsend, Alexander. Oration, Delivered on July the Fourth, 1810, at the Request of the Selectmen of Boston, on the Feelings, Manners, and Principles, that Produced American Independence, July 4, 1810.

Note

Boston: From the Press of John Eliot, Jun., 1810.

Note

First edition. Sabin 96375; American Imprints 21507.
Box 1, folder 20

Tudor, William, Jun. An Oration Pronounced July 4, 1809, at the Request of the Selectmen of the Town of Boston, in Commemoration of the Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1809.

Note

Boston: Printed by Joshua Belcher, 1809.

Note

First edition. Sabin 9741 1; American Imprints 18792.
 

Subseries 1.21 U

Box 1, folder 21

Upham, Charles W[entworth]. Oration, Delivered at the Request of the City Authorities of Salem, July 4, 1842, July 4, 1842.

Note

Salem: Chapman and Palfray, Printers, 1842.

Note

First edition. American Imprints 42-4951; not found in Sabin.
 

Subseries 1.22 V

Box 1, folder 22

Verplanck, Gulian C[rommelin]. An Oration Delivered July 4th, 1809, in the North Dutch Church, before the Washington Benevolent Society of the City of New York , July 4, 1809.

Note

New York: Printed for E. Sargeant by D. and G. Bruce, 1809

Note

First edition. American Imprints 19 11 1.
 

Subseries 1.23 W

Box 2, folder 23

Walker, Amasa. An Address Delivered Before the Young Men of Boston, Associated for Moral and Intellectual Improvement, on the Fifty seventh Anniversary of American Independence, July 4, 1833.

Note

Boston: Allen and Ticknor, 1833.

Note

First edition. Sabin 101035; American Imprints 225 14.
Box 2, folder 23

Ware, John F[othergill] W[aterhouse]. An Oration Before the City Authorities of Boston, on the Fourth of July, 1873, July 4, 1873.

Note

Boston: Rockwell and Churchill, City Printers, 1873.

Note

First edition.
Box 2, folder 23

Webster, [Daniel]. Mr Webster's Address at the Laying of the Comer Stone of the Addition to the Capitol; July 4th, 1851, July 4, 1851.

Note

Washington: Gideon and Co., Printers, 1851.

Note

First edition.
Box 2, folder 23

Webster, Daniel. Newly Discovered Fourth of July Oration by the Illustrious Orator and Statesman, Daniel Webster; Delivered at Fryeburg, Me., in the Year 1802, and Now for the First Time Given to the Public, July 4, 1882.

Note

Boston, Mass.: A. Williams and Co.; Fryeburg, Me.: A. F. and C.W. Lewis, 1882.

Note

First edition.
Box 2, folder 23

Webster, Fletcher. An Oration Delivered before the City Authorities of the City of Boston, in the Tremont Temple, July 4, 1846, July 4, 1846.

Note

Boston: J. H. Eastburn, 1846.

Note

First edition. Bound into a nonce volume; see Cary.
Box 2, folder 23

Wells, John, Esq. An Oration, Delivered on the Fourth of July, 1798, at St. Paul's Church, Before the Young Men of the City of New York, Assembled to Commemorate Their National Independence, July 4, 1798.

Note

New York: Printed by M'Lean and Lang, 1798.

Note

First edition. Evans 34998; Sabin 102595.
Box 2, folder 23

Winthrop, Robert C[harles]. Oration Pronounced By the Honorable Robert C. Winthrop, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States on the Fourth of July, 1848, on the Occasion of Laying the Corner Stone of the National Monument to the Memory of Washington with an Introduction and an Appendix, July 4, 1848.

Note

Washington: J. and G. S. Gideon, Printers, 1848.

Note

First edition.
Box 2, folder 23

Wilder, James Humphrey. An Oration delivered at the Request of the Young Men of Hingham on the Fourth of July, 1832, July 4, 1832.

Note

Hingham: Jedidiah Farmer, 1832.

Note

First edition.
Box 2, folder 23

Willard, Joseph. An Oration delivered at Lancaster, Mass. in Celebration of American Independence, July, 1825, July 4, 1825.

Note

Boston: Cummings, Hilliard, and Company, 1825.

Note

First edition.
Box 2, folder 23

Whittlesey, Frederick. An Address, Delivered at Washington Square, Rochester, July 4, 1842.

Note

Rochester : Printed by David Hoyt, 1842.

Note

First edition.
Box 2, folder 23

Wilder, James, July 4, 1876.

Note

Boston: Printed by Order of the City Council, 1876.

Note

First edition. Evans 34998; Sabin 102595.
Box 2, folder 23

Winthrop, Robert C[harles]. Oration Delivered Before the City Council and Citizens of Boston on the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Declaration of American Independence, July 4, 1876.

Note

Boston: Printed by Order of the City Council, 1876.

Note

First edition. Evans 34998; Sabin 102595.
 

Subseries 1.24 Y

Box 2, folder 24

Yates, Richard. Speech of Hon. Richard Yates, Delivered at Elgin, 111. on the Fourth Day of July, A. D. 1865 [caption title], July 4, 1865.

Note

(Jacksonville, Ill.: Ironmonger and Mendenhall), [1865].

Note

First edition.