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    [Death of General Joseph Warren]. Period Fair Copy of a Eulogy Attributed to Dr. Thomas Young. Five pages, 7.5" x 12.25". Manuscript fair copy in an unknown hand of an oration mourning the death of Dr. Joseph Warren. A dramatic tribute casting Warren as the first martyr of the Revolution; it highlights not only the tragic loss of a great patriot, but poetically calls for devotion to his cause, American Independence. In part: "...even in this unfortunate event he has served his country - for he has taught the sons of freedom in America, that the laurel may be upon the cypress and that true glory may be acquired not only in the arms of victory but in the arms of death." With edits and additions throughout the text; toning, some wear to edges, and ink bleedthrough.


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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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