Commencement Address by James McDowellSeptember 26, 1838 Antebellum (1820-1861)
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A pro-slavery address delivered by James McDowell (class of 1817) at the Princeton commencement for the class of 1838.
James M'Dowell, Address Delivered before the Alumni Association of the College of New Jersey (Princeton, NJ: R. E. Hornor, 1839).
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