AN ORATION, PRONOUNCED AT WORCESTER, (MASS.) ON THE THIRTY-SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, JULY 4, 1812.

Worcester: Isaac Sturtevant, [1812]. 36pp. Modern half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Contemporary gift inscription on the titlepage. Some foxing, tanning, and staining. Good. Item #WRCAM44679

Fourth of July oration, given just a few weeks after the outbreak of the War of 1812, often called the "second war of American independence." Blake makes the expected comparisons between the past conflict and the one that was then unfolding. SABIN 5767. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 24887.

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