1772.011: Founders Day Oration by James Madison.

Published: 1772

Full Title: An oration, in commemoration of the founders of William and Mary College, delivered on the anniversary of its foundation, August 15, 1772. By J. Madison, student.

Author: Madison, James (1749-1812).

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: William Rind

Description: 14 pgs.; 20 cm. x 16 cm. (4to)


Dedicated to "Reverend Mr. Samuel Henley, professor of moral philosophy." Madison was a like-named cousin of the future president; ordained as an Anglican/Episcopal minister, he served as president of the College of William & Mary from 1776 to 1812.

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