Statue of Daniel Webster dedicated on the grounds of the state house in Boston, Massachusetts
In imposing ceremonies that included an oration from Edward Everett, the new bronze statue of Daniel Webster was dedicated on the grounds of the state capitol in Boston, Massachusetts, facing Beacon Hill. The sculptor was Hiram Powers, who was paid $10,000 for his work. (By John Osborne)
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1861), 404.