Franklin

12 Americans speak; facsimiles of original editions selected and annotated.

Author/Creator:
Pomfret, John E. (John Edwin), 1898-1981
Publication:
San Marino, Calif., Huntington Library, 1954.
Format/Description:
Book
183 p. 24 cm.
Subjects:
American prose literature (Collections)
United States -- Politics and government.
Democracy.
Contents:
Benjamin Franklin: examination by the House of Commons, 1766.
The American crisis, 1776, by T. Paine.
Farewell address, 1796, by G. Washington.
Inaugural address, 1801, by T. Jefferson.
The war message, 1812, by J. Madison.
The Monroe doctrine, 1823, by J. Monroe.
The inaugurals, 1861, 1865, and the Gettysburg address, 1863, by A. Lincoln.
The cross of gold speech 1896, by W. J. Bryan.
Foreign affairs, 1904, and the Monroe doctrine, 1905, by T. Roosevelt.
Presenting the Treaty of Versailles for ratification, 1919, By W. Wilson.
Principles and ideals of the United States Government, 1928, by H. Hoover.
The philosophy of government, 1932, by F. D. Roosevelt.
Notes:
"Most of the facsimiles are from originals in the Huntington Library."
OCLC:
2339092
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