General Brook’s Eulogy on General Washington – January 13, 1800

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Eulogy on General Washington; Delivered Before The Inhabitants Of The Town Of Medford, Agreeably To Their Vote, And At The Request Of Their Committee, On The 13th of January, 1800.

By John Brooks, A.M. M.M.S. & A.A.S., 11th Governor of Massachusetts. Printed by Samuel Hall, No. 53, Cornhill, Boston. 1800.

 

 

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Titled: An Eulogy on General Washington; Delivered Before The Inhabitants Of The Town Of Medford, Agreeably To Their Vote, And At The Request Of Their Committee, On The 13th of January, 1800.By John Brooks, A.M. M.M.S. & A.A.S.; 11th Governor of Massachusetts.

Printed by Samuel Hall, No. 53, Cornhill, Boston. 1800.

 

Brooks was an officer of the during the Revolutionary War and he led his Company of Minutemen to Lexington & Concord on April 19, 1775. He served during many engagements during the war, and help to put down the mutiny of the officers at Newburgh in 1783.

After the war he returned to medical practice, but continued to be active in the state militia, He served in the militia following the war helping to put down Shay’s Rebellion, again service in the War of 1812, and was Governor of Mass from 1816- 1823.

 

The publication has wear, fading, blemishing and foxing throughout.  The pages are delicately held together, with some pages, including the cover, that are partially connected and have some wear and light damage along the spine.  There are 15 pages, not counting the front cover and title pages and the back cover.  There are some pages with small creasing in the corners and there is remnants of a heavier front and back covers along the spine.  The publication appears to be from a broken book of pamphlets from the time period.

 

Measures approx. 4 7/8″ x 8″.

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Weight .75 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 10 × 1 in