Fifteen Henry Alexander Scammel Dearborn (1783-1851) Speeches/Orations. Mostly eastern Massachusetts, first half 19th century. Including "An Oration on the Art of Printing and the Discovery of the Mariners Compass, William & Mary College, 1803"; "An Oration for The Fourth of July 1808"; "A Project for An Horticultural Garden of Experiment and A Rural Cemetery," 1830; "Grecian Architecture, Lecture I" delivered before the Roxbury Lyceum, March 24, 1831; "Grecian Architecture, Lecture II" delivered before the Roxbury Lyceum, April 6, 1831; "Grecian Architecture, Lecture III" delivered before the Roxbury Lyceum, April 21, 1831; "An Address Delivered at a Public Dinner in Roxbury on the Fourth of July, 1831"; "Grecian Architecture, Lecture IV" delivered before the Roxbury Lyceum, April 28, 1831; "An Address Delivered before the Norfolk Association of Teachers at an Anniversary Meeting, in Dedham, on the fourteenth of Sepr. 1831"; "A Lecture on the Cultivation of Forest Trees Delivered before the Boston Society of Natural History on the evening of Nov. 20 and before the Roxbury Lyceum Nov. 21, 1832"; "A Lecture on the Past Prosperous and Present Perilous Condition of the Country delivered before the Whig Association in Roxbury January 8, 1840"; "A Roll of the Twenty First Regiment in the Service of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, Commanded by Col. John Glover," transcript; "A Report of the Trustees of the Roxbury Athenaeum, Made to the Proprietors, at the Annual Meeting, Holden, on the First January, 1849"; "An Address Delivered Before the City Council of Roxbury, April 2, 1849"; and Address of Henry A.S. Dearborn to the City Council of Roxbury: Delivered Before the Two Branches in Convention, April 1, 1850," paper wrappers, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.
Note: Henry Alexander Scammel Dearborn was the son of Major General Henry Dearborn, and first President of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.
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