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“There is an hour of hallowed peace
to those with care oppressed”


[TAYLOR, ZACHARY]. Order of Exercises at the First Christian Church, New-Bedford, on the Occasion of the Funeral Solemnities, of the Late President of the United States. Tuesday, August 6, 1850. [New Bedford]: Benjamin Landsey, City Printer, 1859. Broadside (30 x 16.5 cm). Slightly wrinkled, left side somewhat frayed where removed. Overall a fine copy of a very rare ephemeral item.

First edition. No copies on OCLC, and only this copy at auction.

A detailed description of the memorial service, complete with words to the hymns. Taylor had died on July 9, 1850, after just a few months as President.


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