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The Celebration in Concord: Of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln Concord Concord

The Celebration in Concord: Of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham Lincoln

Concord Concord

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331492146
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30 pages
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Excerpt from The Celebration in Concord: Of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham LincolnThe Selectmen having decided that the 12th of February, being one hundred years from the day of Abraham Lincolns birth, should be appropriatelyMoreExcerpt from The Celebration in Concord: Of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Abraham LincolnThe Selectmen having decided that the 12th of February, being one hundred years from the day of Abraham Lincolns birth, should be appropriately celebrated In Concord, appointed Edward J. Bartlett, Harvey Wheeler, and Wells A. Hall a committee to make arrangements for the proper observance of the day. They decided to call a public meeting in the Town Hall on that afternoon, at half-past three oclock- that the exercises should consist, first, of patriotic songs and recitations recalling the momentous days of Lincolns administration- second, of an address- third, of personal reminiscences of Lincoln.Edward W. Emerson was appointed to preside at the meeting.Scholars of the High School were invited to sing, and Mr. Archibald, the Director of Music, kindly undertook to train the chorus on the old songs, which he did with his usual zeal and success.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.