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Tribute from the City of New York to the illustrious friend of freedom, 1824-1825.
New York (N.Y.). Common Council.
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Bragg, Isaac F.
Burton, Charles, 19th cent.
Cummings, Thomas Seir, 1804-1894
Inman, Henry, 1801-1846
Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1779-1849
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Sackmann, J. H. (Jacob H.)
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
New York State Society of the Cincinnati
Columbia College (New York, N.Y.)
New-York Historical Society
Commemorative volume, 1824-1825, containing transcripts of resolutions and addresses of various organizations and prepared by the New York Common Council as a duplicate of the volume created by the Council for presentation to General Lafayette on the occasion of his 1824 visit to New York City. The volume includes numerous specimens of decorative and figural penmanship by Isaac F. Bragg and Christopher Hunt, elaborate page borders and vignettes, two small oval portraits of George Washington and General Lafayette by Henry Inman and Thomas Cummings, and four full page pen and ink wash drawings, executed by Charles Burton, depicting the United States Capitol building, Fort Lafayette (N.Y.), New York City Hall, and the construction of the Erie Canal. Text includes copies of addresses and resolutions prepared by the Common Council and various other organizations, including members of the New York Bar, the Society of the State Cincinnati, and the faculty of Columbia College, concerning Lafayette's reception and visit to New York City. Includes signatures of Lafayette, John Quincy Adams, and members of the Common Council. Bound in gold tooled morocco with silk doublures, signed at foot of spine by J.H. Sackmann, bookbinder, N.Y. The dimensions of the volume are 43 x 54 cm. (17 x 21 1/2 in.)
Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1779-1849Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834Washington, George, 1732-1799--PortraitsNew York City Hall (New York, N.Y.)--Pictorial worksCapitol Hill (Washington, D.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial worksFort Lafayette (N.Y.)--Pictorial worksErie Canal (N.Y.)--Pictorial works
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