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Henry Clay Speech Broadside (Taylorsville, Virginia)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00228
Scope and Contents Printed broadside of speech by “The Hon. Henry Clay, of Kentucky, delivered June 27, 1840, on the occasion of a Public Dinner, given in compliment to him, at Taylorsville, in his native county of Hanover, in the State of Virginia.”  Hanover, Virginia.  June 27, 1840.

Independence Day Oration

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00033
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a handwritten oration containing ruminations on the Declaration of Independence and the need for education to prevent the fragmentation of the union. The speech also memorializes Henry Clay, Senator from Kentucky, who had died recently. The booklet is unsigned.

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