Category: Speech

Adams & Jefferson: Eulogy by Daniel Webster 0

Adams & Jefferson: Eulogy by Daniel Webster

August 2, 1826 Source: Shewmaker, 104-113 Daniel Webster speaks at the momentous occasion of the funeral of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, both of whom died on the 50th anniversary of the Union. Webster...

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Freedom Festival Speech 1997

by Gordon B. Hinckley President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints At this season when we memorialize the arrival of our forbearers in these valleys of the west, it is fitting...

George Washington’s Farewell Address 0

George Washington’s Farewell Address

Friends and Citizens: The period for a new election of a citizen to administer the executive government of the United States being not far distant, and the time actually arrived when your thoughts must...

Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death – Patrick Henry 0

Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death – Patrick Henry

“No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism, as well as abilities, of the very worthy gentlemen who have just addressed the House. But different men often see the same subject...

John Robinson’s Farewell Counsel 0

John Robinson’s Farewell Counsel

“The arrangements for the departure of the emigrants being completed, the whole congregation met for humiliation and prayer on the 21st of July, 1620, when Mr. Robinson preached, with deep emotion, from Ezra 8:21–22....

A Model of Christian Charity 0

A Model of Christian Charity

Sermon delivered by John Winthrop aboard the Arabella Related events: 8 April 1630 – Arabella leaves Isle of Wight