The Berkshire jubilee, celebrated at Pittsfield, Mass. August 22 and 23, 1844. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Lydia Sigourney.
The Berkshire jubilee, celebrated at Pittsfield, Mass. August 22 and 23, 1844
The Berkshire jubilee, celebrated at Pittsfield, Mass. August 22 and 23, 1844

The Berkshire jubilee, celebrated at Pittsfield, Mass. August 22 and 23, 1844

Albany: Weare. C. Little. E. P. Little, Pittsfield, 1845. 8vo, pp. 244; wood-engraved frontispiece (in the pagination) and 7 full-page wood engravings; original wrappers laid down over a new blue cloth binding; the introduction mistakenly bound in prior to the title page, but otherwise very good and attractive. A two-day summer celebration encompassing the communities of Pittsfield, Stockbridge, Lee, Great Barrington, Lenox, and Williamstown (each of which is illustrated here with a bird's-eye view), with requisite sermons, addresses, odes, poems, and sentiments, and a detailed account of the farewell dinner banquet. Among the contributors is Lydia Sigourney who contributes three poems, and Oliver Wendell Holmes who contributes a poem and a speech. Published at expense of the Sons of Berkshire under the editorship of their committee of five, viz.: Rev. John Todd, E. Ballard, C. Sedgwick, W. C. Bryant, H. L. Sabin. BAL 8740 (Holmes) and 17799 (Sigourney). Item #57917

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