Proceedings of the Bostonian Society

Proceedings of the Bostonian Society : At the Annual Meeting, January 12, 1886 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Proceedings of the Bostonian Society: At the Annual Meeting, January 12, 1886 Now that the nation has attained this truly independent position, it is natural that its citizens should wish to preserve the history of the events that led to the foundation of the republic and keep green the memory of those who pledged life, property and honor to build it. Public Opinion is stronger to-day in the belief that a visible relic of the past tends to emphasize and strengthen an historic fact and it is better, even though in the pathway of trade, commerce and money-getting, that an occasional monument of that which is good and grand in the history of the past, should stand a challenging fact, rather than all should be swept away and dependence be placed solely upon the printed pages of the historian. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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 more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243175213
  • 9780243175215