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    George Washington: Henry Lee's Funeral Oration. Without question, the most memorable and, perhaps, the only memorable Washington funeral oration was delivered by Virginia Congressman and comrade-in-arms, Henry Lee. In it, he coined the ringing phrase: "First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen." It was delivered before Congress at the request of Congress. This copy consists of 28 pages and was published in 1800 in London, together with Judge Minot's Eulogy. It is bound in a 19th century binding, uncut, full leather, marbled endpapers and gilt lettered spine (Sabin 39749).

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