Address of the Hon. Philip A. Roach, on the Three Hundred and Eighty-Fifth Anniversary of the Discovery of America by Columbus, October 12, 1492

Address of the Hon. Philip A. Roach, on the Three Hundred and Eighty-Fifth Anniversary of the Discovery of America by Columbus, October 12, 1492 : Delivered at South San Francisco Park, October 14, 1877, by Invitation of the Italian Population of San Franc

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Excerpt from Address of the Hon. Philip A. Roach, on the Three Hundred and Eighty-Fifth Anniversary of the Discovery of America by Columbus, October 12, 1492: Delivered at South San Francisco Park, October 14, 1877, by Invitation of the Italian Population of San Francisco The concourse assembled here to day is actuated by a Spirit of gratitude towards the memory of one of Italy's noblest sons. Prolific as she has been in poets, heroes, philosophers and sages, no name in her annals, nor in those of other lands, has attained a higher place, as a benefactor of mankind, throughout the civilized world, than that of Christopher Columbus. Every nation honors itself by commemorating the achievements of those who have rendered important services to their respective peoples. And various nations celebrate the anniversary of the birth-day of their great men, with a spirit of 'enthusiasm which finds a response in the most distant regions, where members of the nationality are scattered. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
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  • 0243269749
  • 9780243269747