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Publications of the Louisiana Historical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana (Volume 1-2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R288
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Publications of the Louisiana Historical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana (Volume 1-2) (Paperback): Louisiana Historical Society

Publications of the Louisiana Historical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana (Volume 1-2) (Paperback)

Louisiana Historical Society

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: that in our private libraries there are many curious and precious historical treasures. For an opportunity to examine a number of these the society is specially indebted to Dr. Devron, Judge Seymour, J. Cruzat, Esq., Felix Limongi, Esq., and H. L. Favrot, Esq. Much pleasure, moreover, has been derived from the labors of the president, who, with the enthusiasm of the true antiquarian, has dived into the musty old boxes belonging to the society and brought forth a number of interesting facts concerning the early families and historical personages of the State. I may add that the society has elected as honorary and corresponding members a number of distinguished gentlemen in this and other States, who have shown their warm appreciation of the honor conferred upon them. Every effort, also, has been made to bring the society into close touch with the other historical societies of the Union. In order to attain this object, however, we recognize the necessity of publishing our proceedings and the original documents which we possess, so that we may have something to give in exchange for the publications of these societies. Encouraged by what we have accomplished in the past, we enter upon the new year with quickened anticipations of greater success in the future. In conclusion, I wish to say that the executive committee believes that nothing could conduce to the success of the society more than the presence here this evening of the distinguished divine who will deliver the annual oration. The oration of Dr. B. M. Palmer, the orator of the occasion, was as follows: THE TRIBUNAL OF HISTORY. The most elaborate oration of the great Pericles, as recorded by the historian Thucydides, was that pronounced over the soldiers who had fallen in the Peloponnesian war. The nice sen...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Louisiana Historical Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-32188-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-32188-7
Barcode: 9780217321884

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