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Valedictory address delivered at the annual commencement of Georgetown College, July 25, 1844

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Valedictory address delivered at the annual commencement of Georgetown College,

Treweryn mansion

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An exterior photograph of the Treweryn mansion, built by Horace Trumbauer in 1907. It was home to Francis Bond under the name "WIllowbrook", then…

Villanova College

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A drawing of Villanova University as it would have appeared in 1849. From left to right, the chapel/oratory, Belle-Air Mansion, the College Building,…