A Selection of Eulogies Pronounced in the Several States
Because Founding Fathers John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died on the same day, July 4, 1826, they were frequently eulogized together. This volume published in the same year of their deaths contains dozens of eulogies written by prominent 19th-century politicians, clergymen and statesmen.
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