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eloquence of the colonial and revolutionary times. With sketches of early American statesmen and patriots. Delivered before the New England Society of Cincinnati. by Elias Lyman Magoon

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Published by Derby, Bradley & Co. in Cincinnati .
Written in English



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  • Orators -- United States -- Biography,
  • Oratory -- United States,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography

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Publishers" advertisement: p. [93]-96.

StatementBy Rev. E.L. Magoon ...
ContributionsNew England Society of Cincinnati.
LC ClassificationsE302.5 .M2
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6576969M
LC Control Number15011562

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