Catalogue of the Revolutionary Relics Exhibited at No. 56, Beacon Street: June, 1875

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Ladies' Centennial Commission, 1875 - United States - 36 pages
 

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Page 28 - GEORGE WASHINGTON'S HAIR Which covered his exalted head; But now enroll'd among the dead, Yet wears a crown above the skies, In realms of bliss which never dies. This is work'd with Lady MARTHA WASHINGTON'S HAIR Relict of our beloved General I pray her honor'd head, May long survive the dead; And when she doth her breath resign, May she in heaven her consort join. This hair was sent to Mrs. Lear By her good friend Lady Washington.
Page 22 - I. The Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1775. II. A View of the Town of Concord. III. The Engagement at the North Bridge in Concord. IV. A View of the South Part of Lexington. The third engraving shows the "rude bridge" where, in Emerson's words, ". . . once the embattled farmers stood.

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