The Genius and Posture of America. An Oration Delivered before the Citizens of Boston, July 4, 1857, by William Rounseville Alger.
Boston: Office Boston Daily Bee, 1857. 60 pp. 8vo. Stitched paper wrappers. First edition. William Rounseville Alger (1822-1905) attended Harvard Divinity School from 1844-1847, was a Unitarian minister in Roxbury, Mass., where he served until 1855, was a member of the Free Masons. and an active abolitionist and this speech..... More