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Everett, Edward (1794-1865) An address delivered at Lexington on the 19th (20th) of April, 1835

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03223.01 Author/Creator: Everett, Edward (1794-1865) Place Written: Charlestown, Massachusetts Type: Pamphlet signed Date: 1835 Pagination: 1 v. : 36 p. ; 22.4 x 13.6 cm.

Second edition. Published by William W. Wheildon. Signed "John C. Lee, Esq.: With the respects of E. Everett." Everett, a Massachusetts Congressman, commemorates the heroic stand made by Massachusetts militiamen against advancing British forces on 19 April 1775. Includes names of soldiers who fought during the battle of Lexington and an appendix listing the order of services of the commemoration.

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