1802.042: Fourth of July Oration by Alfred W. Grayson.

Published: 1802

Full Title: An oration, delivered in the Episcopal Church, on the Fourth of July, 1802. By Alfred W. Grayson, a member of the Alexandria Debating Society.

Author: Grayson, Alfred W. (1780-1811).

Place Issued: Alexandria

Issuing Press: Cottom & Stewart

Description: 24 pgs.


This oration was Grayson's farewell to Alexandria; a native of Prince William County, he had received his education in the port town; shortly after this speech, he removed to Kentucky and established a law practice in Lexington; a marriage to a daughter of John Breckenridge soon followed, but was brought up short by his unexpected and premature death in 1811.

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