Excerpt From the Speeches of John A. Andrew at Hingham and Boston, Together With His Testimony Before the Harper's Ferry Committee of the Senate, In Relation to John Brown. Also The Republican Platform and Other Matters

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Title

Excerpt From the Speeches of John A. Andrew at Hingham and Boston, Together With His Testimony Before the Harper's Ferry Committee of the Senate, In Relation to John Brown. Also The Republican Platform and Other Matters

Description

These materials are excerpts from a pamphlet detailing several speeches made by Governor John Albion Andrew. This particular speech was made in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1860 when Andrew was running for the position of Governor of Massachusetts on the republican ticket. It begins with an introduction of Andrew by Thomas Tracy Bouvé, who discusses Andrew and his presence in Hingham. Andrew then proceeds to give a speech which covers several subjects, including: Andrew's love of Hingham and all of the friends he has made; the history of the town; the importance of democracy and liberty; the responsibility of every resident to vote and maintain their liberty; and his faith in the republican party.

Subject

Andrew, John Albion, 1818-1867
Political elections
Government officials
Political parties
Political parades & rallies
Public speaking
Friendship
Neighbors
Happiness
Christianity
History
Liberty
Democracy
Hobart, Peter, 1604-1679
Bouvé, Thomas Tracy, 1875-1938

Source

Speeches of John A. Andrew at Hingham and boston, together with Hist Testimony before the Harper's Ferry Committee of the Senate, in Relation to John Brown.  Also the Republican Platform and Other Matters.  Published by the order of the Republican State Committee.

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Created

1860

Rights

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Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Pamphlets

Spatial Coverage

Massachusetts

Temporal Coverage

1604-1679
1860

Citation

“Excerpt From the Speeches of John A. Andrew at Hingham and Boston, Together With His Testimony Before the Harper's Ferry Committee of the Senate, In Relation to John Brown. Also The Republican Platform and Other Matters,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed September 19, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/231.