Dedicating a Memorial to Colonel William Colvill

April 13, 2020

Title: Dedicating a Memorial to Colonel William Colvill Date: July 29, 1928 Location: Cannon Falls, MN Context: This speech was delivered at a memorial dedication to an American Civil War hero, Colonel William Colvill, who had adopted Cannon Falls, Minnesota as his hometown in the 1850s. Colvill went on to lead the 1st Minnesota Volunteer […]

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Williams College

April 24, 2014

Title: Williams College Address Date: October 17, 1919 Location: Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts (Original document available here) There speaks here with the voice of immortality one who loved Massachusetts. On every side arise monuments to that enduring affection bred not of benefits received but of services rendered, of sacrifices made, that the province of Massachusetts Bay might […]

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