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Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869) Pierce's Inaugural Address

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04751 Author/Creator: Pierce, Franklin (1804-1869) Place Written: s.l. Type: Newspaper Date: 5 March 1853 Pagination: 1 p. ; 60.7 x 21.8 cm.

Summary of Content: This document is a clipping from "Stark Co. Democrat---Extra." from Canton, Ohio on 5 March 1853. On it is printed a copy of President Franklin Pierce's Inaurgual Address. The publisher of the newspaper is not listed.

People: Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentGovernment and CivicsInaugurationInaugural Address

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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