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Dickinson College holds annual commencement ceremonies

07/10/1856
Dickinson College, at its annual commencement ceremonies, grants baccalaureate degrees to sixteen members of the class of 1856.  William Miller Parsons of Virginia, who drafted his graduation oration on Uncle Tom's Cabin, is excused from delivering his speech publicly. (By James Gerencser)
Source Citation: 
Commencement Program, July 10, 1856, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA.

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