Author:THOMAS BOYLSTON ADAMS

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1806 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF HISTORICAL PHI BETA KAPPA SPEECH AT THEIR 30TH ANNIVERSARY MEETING HANDWRITTEN BY THE SON OF PRESIDENT ADAMS

By: THOMAS BOYLSTON ADAMS

Price: $3,485.99

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE MASSACHUSETTS MASS MA, 1806

Seller ID: 0001993

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a superb, historically significant 1806 manuscript essay: "A Disquisition upon the Philosophy of the Ancients pronounced before the society of Phi Beta Kappa, at their anniversary meeting at Cambridge 28th August, 1806", presented as a speech, this being the final draft with corrections, handwritten by Thomas Boylston Adams (1772 - 1832) the third and youngest son of President John Adams and brother to future president John Quincy Adams. The 15 page essay was read before the society on August 28th, 1806 and later published in the Boston Atheneum was read on the 30th anniver... View more info