Presidential Inaugurations

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George Washington
First Inauguration, April 30, 1789

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Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789, in Washington's hand. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division. The Papers of George Washington. Online in Words and Deeds in American History: Selected Documents Celebrating the Manuscript Division's First 100 Years.

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Marvin Kranz, historical specialist, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.


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