Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook E (Part II) >> [Page 107] >> Inaugural Oration, For the Public Inauguration of the Monument Erected by the Washington Light Infantry, of Charleston, S.C. at Magnolia Cemetery, To the Memory of Col. William Washington and His Wife Jane Washington , May 5, 1858

Item informationTitle: Inaugural Oration, For the Public Inauguration of the Monument Erected by the Washington Light Infantry, of Charleston, S.C. at Magnolia Cemetery, To the Memory of Col. William Washington and His Wife Jane Washington , May 5, 1858
Genre: Speech
Publication informationVolume: E (Part II)
Dates
  • Date delivered: 1858-05-05
  • Publication date: 1858-05-08[?]


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    Digitization Digital collection: William Gilmore Simms Digital Collection
    Rights: Digital Copyright © 2013, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
    Resource Identifier: SE2_18xx_264
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    Composition history Charleston Courier, LVII (May 8, 1858). [Conjectured source of clipping] 
    Description ''A people who would not lose the capacity for great deeds ...''

    Clipping reads: [double rule] | INAUGURAL ORATION, | FOR THE PUBLIC INAUGURATION OF THE MON— | UMENT ERECTED BY THE WASHINGTON | LIGHT INFANTRY, OF CHARLESTON, S.C. | AT MAGNOLIA CEMETERY | TO THE MEMORY OF | Col. WILLIAM WASHINGTON, | AND HIS WIFE JANE WASHINGTON, | May 5, 1858, | [rule] | BY HON. WM. PORCHER MILES | REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM CHARLESTON DISTRICT. | [rule] 
    Notes Position: whole page, folded over in 4 sections

    This speech appears to have been published in the Courier three days after it was given.