Concord Committee of Arrangements for the celebration in Concord of the centennial anniversary of the Battle of Concord records, 1873-1876.

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Concord (Mass.). Committee of Arrangements (1875). Concord Committee of Arrangements for the celebration in Concord of the centennial anniversary of the Battle of Concord records, 1873-1876.

Concord Committee of Arrangements for the celebration in Concord of the centennial anniversary of the Battle of Concord records, 1873-1876.

Records include: minutes; printed membership list; ms. rept. rel. to Lexington/Concord negotiations; contract with J. Pierce and C.E. Felker for dinner; correspondence, incl. letters rel. to presidential visit (several from F.C. Barlow) and responses to invitations (incl. ALS from W.C. Bryant, J.F. Clarke, E.E. Hale, O.W. Holmes, H.W. Longfellow, and J.R. Lowell); ms. of remarks by Keyes at. (Cont.) unveiling of Minuteman; ms. score of march by Reeves; ms. oration by Curtis (with correspondence); ms. poem (in series Misc.) "The Battle Cry of the Revolution," by Eliza Cogswell; printed handbills, invitations, tickets; printed Proceedings at the centennial celebration.

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