oration, in honour to the memory of General George Washington who died Dec. 14, 1799, in the 68th year of his age : delivered before the inhabitants of the town of Weymouth, at the request of their selectmen, on the 22d day of February, 1800 by Cotton Tufts

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  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Death and burial,
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Other titlesDoctor Tufts"s oration
Statementby Cotton Tufts, M.D. M.M.S. & A.A.S.
ContributionsToner, Joseph M. 1825-1896, former owner.
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LC ClassificationsE312.63 .T9
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Pagination19, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL6588754M
LC Control Number16015433

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