Dedication of the Adin Ballou Memorial, Including the Unveiling of the Statue, A Historical Statement, with Formal Presentation and Response, Commemorative Addresses and Accompanying Exercises at Hopedale, Massachusetts, October 27, 1900

Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1901. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Original grey paper wrappers; 77pp; halftone frontispiece. Straight and tight, with minor browning and chips to wrappers, internally clean: Very Good.

Adin Ballou (1803-1890), a clergyman and reformer, founded the Hopedale Community in 1842. Though the community was initially successful, it encountered financial difficulties, eventually splintering into the Hopedale Manufacturing Company and the Hopedale Parish. 21 copies recorded in OCLC.

Price: $75.00

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