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    Rev. J[asper] Adams. A Baccalaureate Address, Delivered in St. Paul's Church, 3d November, 1835, at the Annual Commencement of the College of Charleston. Charleston: Jas. S. Burges, 1835. First Edition. 16pp. Disbound. Light scattered foxing. Wrapper remnants. Very good.

    More Information: He reminds the graduates that they are embarking "on the great and difficult voyage of life." Optimistically, he advises that "its successful or disastrous issue are all in prospect before you." Duelling is "the relic of a barbarous age, an excrescence which has fastened itself on the system of modern manners." He urges them to find something useful to do: "Is there no employment in the country worth pursuing, but politics?" AI 29935. Not in Sabin or Turnbull.

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