Concord Committee of Arrangements for the second centennial celebration of the incorporation of Concord records, 1835.

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Concord Committee of Arrangements for the second centennial celebration of the incorporation of Concord records, 1835.

Records include ms. list of subscribers (Sept. 7, 1835), correspondence (responses to invitations, Aug. 21-Sept. 11, 1835), and ms. discourse by Emerson. Correspondence includes letters of response from John Quincy Adams, Samuel T. Armstrong, James T. Austin, J.M. Davis, John Davis, H.A. Dearborn, William Jackson, Abbott Lawrence, Levi Lincoln, A.D. MacFarland, S.C. Phillips, Josiah Quincy, Lemuel Shaw, Peleg Sprague, Joseph Story, S.S. Wilde, and Thomas L. Winthrop.

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