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An oration on the moral history of the United States

Joel Harvey Linsley

An oration on the moral history of the United States

pronounced at the public commencement of Middlebury College, held the 17th August, 1814

by Joel Harvey Linsley

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Published by Printed by T.C. Strong in Middlebury, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baccalaureate addresses -- Middlebury College,
  • United States -- History,
  • United States -- Moral conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joel H. Linsley
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 35110
    ContributionsMiddlebury College
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15105701M

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