FOURTEEN EULOGIES AND ORATIONS ON THE DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON. George Washington.

FOURTEEN EULOGIES AND ORATIONS ON THE DEATH OF GEORGE WASHINGTON.

[various places]: 1800. This lot of fourteen items is detailed below with titles, pagination and condition. Additional details are available upon request.

1. Brooks, John: AN EULOGY, ON GENERAL WASHINGTON... Boston: 1800. 15, [1 blank] pp, with the half title. Disbound and untrimmed, with wide margins. Contemporary signature on final blank, "Mr. John Bishop " Scattered foxing, ink numeral, else Very Good.
FIRST EDITION. Evans 37050. Stillwell 42.
2. Burrill, Col. George R.: AN ORATION, PRONOUNCED AT THE BAPTIST MEETING-HOUSE IN PROVIDENCE, ON TUESDAY, THE SEVENTH OF JANUARY, 1800, AT THE FUNERAL CEREMONY ON THE DEATH OF GEN. GEORGE WASHINGTON. Providence: John Carter, [1800]. 15, [1 blank] pp. Bound in later plain wrappers, lightly worn. Good+.
FIRST EDITION. Evans 37070. Alden 1662. Stillwell 46.
3. Fisher, Nathaniel: A SERMON, PREACHED DECEMBER 29, 1799. IN ST. PETER'S CHURCH, SALEM, THE SUNDAY AFTER THE MELANCHOLY TIDINGS WERE RECEIVED, OF THE DEATH OF GENERAL WASHINGTON. PUBLISHED BY DESIRE OF THE TOWN. Salem: Thomas C. Cushing, [1800]. 24pp. Bound into modern plain wrappers, foxed. Good to Good+.
Evans 37425. Stillwell 79.
4. Fontanes, Louis: ELOGE FUNEBRE DE WASHINGTON; PRONONCE DANS LE TEMPLE DE MARS, LE 20 PLUVIOSE, AN 8. [Paris:] 1800. 1800. Half title, 29, [3 blanks] pp. Disbound, untrimmed, ink number on title leaf. Very Good. "The oration was delivered at the commemorative services held by the French government upon receipt of the news of Washington's death. An English translation, with notes, is to be found in Hough's Washingtoniana, 1865, p. 196-214/ Sabin 24292; Howes [W151]; Stillwell 82." OCLC. FIRST EDITION. Stillwell 82. OCLC 6167188 [15].
5. Hopkins, Daniel: A SERMON, PREACHED DECEMBER 29, 1799, IN THE SOUTH MEETING HOUSE, SALEM, THE LORD'S DAY AFTER THE MELANCHOLY TIDINGS WERE RECEIVED OF THE DEATH OF GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON, WHO DIED DEC.14, 1799. BY...PASTOR OF THE THIRD CHURCH. PUBLISHED BY THE DESIRE OF THE TOWN. Salem: Printed by Thomas C. Cushing, at the Bible & Heart, [1800]. 28pp, with the half title. Disbound. Scattered foxing, inner margin of last leaf worn. Good+. Evans 37646. Stillwell 109. NAIP w029333.
6. Johnson, John B.: EULOGY ON GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON. A SERMON, DELIVERED FEBRUARY 22D, 1800, IN THE NORTH DUTCH CHURCH, ALBANY, BEFORE THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW-YORK, AT THEIR REQUEST: BY...ONE OF THE CHAPLAINS OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, AND ONE OF THE MINISTERS OF THE REFORMED DUTCH CHURCH, IN THE CITY OF ALBANY. Albany: L. Andrews, 1800. [2], 22pp, with half title. Disbound, Very Good.
FIRST EDITION. Evans 37709.
7. Morris, Gouverneur: AN ORATION, UPON THE DEATH OF GENERAL WASHINGTON. DELIVERED AT THE REQUEST OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NEW-YORK, ON THE 31ST DAY OF DECEMBER, 1799. AND PUBLISHED BY THEIR REQUEST. New York: John Furman, 1800. 24pp, with the errata at the base of page 24 and the statement, 'Copy Right Secured to the Corporation.' Disbound and lightly foxed, Good+.
Evans 38002. NAIP w021570. Stillwell 178.
8. Osgood, David: A DISCOURSE, DELIVERED DECEMBER 19, 1799, THE LORD'S-DAY IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE MELANCHOLY TIDINGS OF THE LOSS SUSTAINED BY THE NATION IN THE DEATH OF ITS MOST EMINENT CITIZEN, GEORGE WASHINGTON, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE 14TH INSTANT, AETAT.68. BY...PASTOR OF THE CHURCH IN MEDFORD. PUBLISHED IN COMPLIANCE WITH A VOTE OF THE TOWN, TO FURNISH EACH FAMILY WITH A COPY, TOGETHER WITH THE FAREWELL ADDRESS OF THE LATE PRESIDENT, IN ONE BOOK. Boston: Printed by Samuel Hall, No. 53, Cornhill, 1800. 19, [1 blank] pp, half title present but loose. Disbound. Good+. "Issued without the farewell address. Also issued with the address [Evans 38170]." NAIP. This one does not have the Address. Stillwell 192. Bristol B11099. NAIP w030815.
9. Paine, Seth: AN EULOGY, ON GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON. PRONOUNCED IN THE FRIENDSHIP LODGE, NO. 9, ANTIENT YORK MASONS, IN PRESENCE OF THE GRAND LODGE OF SOUTH-CAROLINA, AND NUMEROUS ASSEMBLAGE OF BRETHREN, ON THE 22D OF FEBRUARY, 1800...BY SETH PAINE, JUNIOR GRAND WARDEN. 1800. Charleston, South-Carolina: Freneau & Paine. 1800. 12mo, disbound without half title or final blank. Closed tear [2", without loss] to title leaf. Trimmed closely at fore-edge, shaving lettering on several leaves. Good.
FIRST EDITION. Evans 38176. I Turnbull 378.
10. Porter, Eliphalet: AN EULOGY ON GEORGE WASHINGTON, LATE COMMANDER OF THE ARMIES, AND THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WHO DIED ON THE 14TH OF DECEMBER, 1799. DELIVERED, JAN. 14TH, 1800, BEFORE THE INHABITANTS OF THE TOWN OF ROXBURY, AT THE REQUEST OF THEIR COMMITTEE. Boston: [1800]. 22, [2 blanks], 22pp. With the half title. Disbound, contemporary plain wrappers, clean and bright text, attractive typographic ornamentation. Very Good. With Washington's Farewell Address of September 1796 reprinted here.
FIRST EDITION. Evans 38305. Stillwell 201.
11. Prince, John: PART OF A DISCOURSE DELIVERED ON THE 29TH OF DECEMBER, UPON THE CLOSE OF THE YEAR 1799, RECOMMENDING THE IMPROVEMENT OF TIME. BY JOHN PRINCE, LL. D., MINISTER OF THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL SOCIETY IN SALEM. PUBLISHED BY DESIRE OF THE TOWN. Salem: Printed by Thomas C. Cushing, at the Bible & Heart , [1800]. 24pp, disbound [a bit of loosening]. Light dusting. Good+.
Evans 38323. Stillwell 202a.
12. Thacher, Peter: A SERMON, OCCASIONED BY THE DEATH OF GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON, AND PREACHED FEB.22, 1800, BY THEIR DIRECTION, BEFORE HIS HONOR MOSES GILL, ESQ. COMMANDER IN CHIEF, THE HONORABLE COUNCIL, THE HONORABLE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS. Boston: Young & Minns, [1800]. 21, [3 blank] pp. With the half title. Light foxing of half title and title, else clean. Minor age toning. Very Good.
FIRST EDITION. Evans 38618.
13. Tomb, Samuel: AN ORATION ON THE AUSPICIOUS BIRTH, SUBLIME VIRTUES, AND TRIUMPHANT DEATH OF GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON; PRONOUNCED FEB.22, 1800; IN NEWBURY SECOND PARISH. BY...TO WHICH ARE ANNEXED, TWO ODES AND AN ACROSTIC, COMMEMORATIVE OF THE BIRTH AND DEATH OF THAT ILLUSTRIOUS PERSONAGE; COMPOSED BY THE SAME HAND. Newburyport [MA]: Printed by Edmund M. Blunt., 1800. 17, [3] pp. Disbound. Lacks half title. Scattered foxing. Good+. The last three pages consist of the two Odes that "were sung on the occasion with great applause, by the musical band under the direction of Mr. Joseph Stanwood, jun." The first letters of each line of the second Ode, an Acrostic, form 'George Washington.' Evans 38662. Stillwell 235. NAIP w024798.
14. Tuckerman, Joseph: A FUNERAL ORATION. OCCASIONED BY THE DEATH OF GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON. WRITTEN AT THE REQUEST OF THE BOSTON MECHANIC ASSOCIATION, AND DELIVERED BEFORE THEM, ON THE 22D OF FEB. 1800. Boston: [1800]. 24pp, disbound. Untrimmed and generously margined, some age-toning, and an ink numeral. Attractive typographic ornamentation. Very Good.
Evans 38680. Stillwell 237. Item #33379

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