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Bishop, Abraham (fl. 1804) Oration in honor of the election of President Jefferson, and... Louisiana

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04959.02 Author/Creator: Bishop, Abraham (fl. 1804) Place Written: [Hartford?] Type: Pamphlet Date: 1804/05/11 Pagination: 24 p. 21.2 x 13.8 cm

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Summary of Content: Full title: "An Oration in honor of the election of President Jefferson, and the peaceable acquisition of Louisiana, delivered at the National Festival in Hartford...." Printed for the General Committee of Republicans.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Louisiana PurchaseLand TransactionWestward ExpansionPresidentElectionGovernment and CivicsPoliticsRepublican Party

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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