1829 A Discourse on the Character and Public Services of Dewitt Clinton, Delivered Before the Association of the Alumni of Columbia College, at Their Anniversary, 6th May 1829
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A speech given for the alumna of Columbia College on the 6th May, 1829, lamenting the recent death of DeWitt Clinton the year before, discussing his character and many public services. Clinton was an alumna of Columbia College.
Clinton was an American politician who served as a United States senator, as the mayor of New York City, and as the sixth governor of New York. During the election of 1812 he was also a major candidate, challenging James Madison. He was also the nephew of the two-tern vice president George Clinton, for whom he served as a secretary.
Speech given by James Renwick, who was also an alumna of Columbia College.
Copyright slip to the reverse of the title page.
Prior owner's ink inscription to the title page, 'Rev. J. Dillon'.
Disbound, with a small amount of backstrip intact. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are a little age-toned and generally clean with some spots. Prior owner's ink inscription to the title page. Copyright slip to the reverse of the title page.
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