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Edward Everett
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Revised report made to the legislature of Pennsylvania, relative to the Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg: embracing an account of the origin of the undertaking; address of Hon. Edward Everett, at its consecration, with the dedicatory speech of President Lincoln, and the other exercises of that event; together with the address of Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard, deliverd July 4, 1866 [i.e. 1865], upon the dedication of the Soldiers' National Monument and the other proceedings upon that occasion (1867 edition)
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Let a nation's fervent thanks make some amends for the toils and sufferings of those who survive.  - Edward Everett
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Born: April 11, 1794

Died: January 15, 1865 (aged 70)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Statesman, politician, educator

Bio: Edward Everett was an American politician and educator from Massachusetts. Everett, a Whig, served as U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, the 15th Governor of Massachusetts, Minister to Great Britain, and United States Secretary of State. He also taught at Harvard University and served as president of Harvard.

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