1803.069: An Oration delivered by John D. Burk.

Published: 1803

Full Title: An oration, delivered on the fourth of March, 1803, at the Court-House in Petersburg: to celebrate the election of Thomas Jefferson, and the triumph of Republicanism. By John D. Burk, attorney at law. Printed at the request of the committee.

Author: Burk, John Daly (1772-1808).

Place Issued: Petersburg

Issuing Press: Thomas Field

Description: 18 pgs.; 20 cm. (8vo).


This oration articulated the themes behind Burk's forthcoming The History of Virginia, From its First Settlement to the Present Day (1804-16); the first volume that work issued from the Petersburg press of John Dickson & Edward Pescud in October 1804, with second volume appearing in mid-1806 and the third in late 1806 from that same press; the series was left uncompleted by Burk's death in a duel in April 1808.

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