An oration prepared for delivery before the Corps of Cadets, at West-Point on the fiftieth anniversary of American independence by William Maynadier

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  • Fourth of July orations,
  • Baccalaureate addresses

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Statementby Cadet Wm. Maynadier
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 22650
ContributionsUnited States Military Academy
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL15014662M

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