Dedication of Town-House

April 24, 2014

Title: Dedication of Town-House, Weston Date: November 27, 1917 Location: Weston, Massachusetts (Original document available here) I was interested to come out here and take part in the dedication of this beautiful building in part because my ancestors had lived in this locality in times gone past, but more especially because I am interested in the town governments […]

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One Hundredth Anniversary Dinner of the Provident Institution for Savings

April 24, 2014

Title: One Hundredth Anniversary Dinner of the Provident Institution for Savings Date: December 13, 1916 Location: Boston, Massachusetts  (Original document available here) The history of the institution we here celebrate reaches back more than one third of the way to the landing of the Mayflower — back to the day of the men who signed the Declaration of […]

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A Free Republic

April 24, 2014

Title: A Free Republic Date: September 25, 1924 Location: Philadelphia, PA Context: Address on the 150th Anniversary of the First Continental Congress No American coming to Philadelphia on this anniversary could escape being thrilled at the thought of what this commemoration means. It brings to mind events which in the course of the century and a half that has […]

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Economy in the Interest of All

April 21, 2014

Title: Economy in the Interest of All Date: June 30, 1924 Location: Memorial Continental Hall, Washington, DC Summary: This speech was delivered at the meeting of the Business Organization of the Government. This is the seventh regular meeting of the Business Organization of the Government. The first of these meetings was held three years ago. This marks the close […]

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