ADDRESSES. DELIVERED AT OXFORD, ON THE 30TH OF MARCH, 1825, AT THE INAUGURATION OF REV. ROBERT H. BISHOP, AS PRESIDENT OF THE MIAMI UNIVERSITY.

Hamilton, (O.): Printed by James B. Camron, opposite the Court House, 1825. First Edition. Softcover. 25pp, errata on final page. Begins: "Today, we are assembled, as the patrons and friends of literature, to aid an infant seminary, whose birth has been involved in a long night of numerous and almost appalling difficulties....Here, lately a wilderness, has the sun of science began [sic] to dawn....When our situation this day is compared with that of Oxford in Old England or with that of Camridge of New England, we are the rough and poverty stricken and the half tutored barbarians...." Sewn signatures, untrimmed and unopened as issued. 9" x 6" Very Good. Item #040644

Miami University of Ohio has been called the Yale of the Early West. [American Imprints 21440].

Price: $75.00

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