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(No place, no publisher, no date). Original printed wrappers, 31 pp. A dinner with speeches welcoming Magoun, who had opened a hotel in the Thoreau House, now known as the Colonial Inn. With a list of the 56 attendees, a who's who of Concord Merchantry. Several speeches are printed, including one by Capt. Robertson James, Civil War hero and younger brother of novelist Henry James. With a poem by George Bradford Bartlett. The Toastmaster was Col. William Barrett of the Concord Artillery. Thatcher Magoun, the 4th or 5th of that name, was descended from Thatcher Magoun (1775-1856) of Medford ship-building fame. With a presentation inscription on the front: "Comlements (sic) of Thatcher Magoun". A duplicate from the Concord Free Public Library. A very little soil and wear, a Fine copy.
Title: Complimentary Dinner to Mr. Thatcher Magoun, at the Thoreau House, Concord, Mass., Monday Evening, December 31st, 1894.
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