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An oration delivered March 5, 1774 : at the request of the inhabitants of the town of Boston ; to commemorate the bloody tragedy of the fifth of March, 1770.

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Summary:
By the Honorable John Hancock, Esquire. ; [Five lines in Latin from Virgil].nSignatures: [A]⁴ B-C⁴ (C4 verso blank). Authorship of the oration has been attributed to Samuel Adams, to Benjamin Church and Joseph Warren, and to Samuel Cooper. See T.R. Adams, who notes "In all probability a number of Boston radicals had a hand in the work." On page [3]: "At a meeting of the Freeholders and other inhabitants of the town of Boston, duly assembled at Faneuil-hall... on Saturday the fifth of March, Anno. Dom.1774... William Cooper, town clerk."Libraries own 4 copies the other 3 were printed : 1 in New Port
Title: An oration delivered March 5, 1774 : at the request of the inhabitants of the town of Boston ; to commemorate the bloody tragedy of the fifth of March, 1770.
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Name(s): Hancock, John 1737-1793
Adams, Samuel 1722-1803
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Speech
Date Created: 1775
Publisher: Printed by J. Douglass M'Dougall, in Chesnut-Street.,
Place of Publication: Philadelphia, PA
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 23 pages ; 21 cm
Language(s): English
Summary: By the Honorable John Hancock, Esquire. ; [Five lines in Latin from Virgil].nSignatures: [A]⁴ B-C⁴ (C4 verso blank). Authorship of the oration has been attributed to Samuel Adams, to Benjamin Church and Joseph Warren, and to Samuel Cooper. See T.R. Adams, who notes "In all probability a number of Boston radicals had a hand in the work." On page [3]: "At a meeting of the Freeholders and other inhabitants of the town of Boston, duly assembled at Faneuil-hall... on Saturday the fifth of March, Anno. Dom.1774... William Cooper, town clerk."Libraries own 4 copies the other 3 were printed : 1 in New Port
Identifier: fauwsb3f6 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Speeches B3F6
Collection: Florida Atlantic Digital Library Collections
Subject(s): American Revolution (1775-1783)
Boston Massacre, 1770 -- Anniversaries, etc -- Early works to 1800
Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources -- Early works to 1800
Boston Massacre, 1770 -- Early works to 1800
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- 18th century
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Causes -- Sources -- Early works to 1800
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwsb3f6
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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