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    George Washington: First American Edition of Lee's Oration. Henry Lee (1756-1818) is credited with delivering the most memorable funeral oration for Washington, which he did before Congress on December 26, 1799. This is the first American edition printed in Philadelphia in 1800. This is the official edition, published by Order of Congress. It consists of 17 pages and was issued without a full title page. This is a very fine copy in the original plain paper wraps and thread binding (Evans 37797, Sabin 39744).

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    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
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