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Item #74048 Oration, True Americanism, Delivered Before the City Government. Louis D. Brandeis.

Oration, True Americanism, Delivered Before the City Government...

Brandeis on "True Americanism" Brandeis, Louis D. [1856-1941]. Oration: True Americanism, Delivered Before the City Government and Citizens of Boston in Faneuil Hall, On the One Hundred and Thirty-Ninth Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of These United States, July 5, 1915. Boston: Printing Department, 1915. 23 pp. Portrait frontispiece of Brandeis. Another plate, at the rear of the text, is a portrait of Charles W. Lyons, S.J. Stamped pamphlet, stiff printed wrappers detached with light edgewear and a few minor chips. Frontispiece and title page partially detached but secure, light toning to interior. $500. * Only edition. In 1915 Brandeis was the Boston Municipal Orator, an illustrious post established in 1771. Brandeis, then a prominent Boston attorney, addresses several themes that would distinguish his career as a justice of the Supreme Court, most notably the protection of individuals from the harmful effects of capitalism through government intervention. Lyons, the president of Boston College, delivered a prayer at the ceremony. OCLC locates 3 copies (Huntington Library, University of Louisville, University of Oregon Law School). OCLC also lists an 8 pp. version with a similar title (at Hebrew Union College, Ohio).

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