A Tribute to the Best Friend of Man
Eulogy on the Dog
George Graham Vest
About the Book
On October 16, 1914, a short speech, originally presented as an argument in a civil suit, was read into the Congressional Record by the Hon. Clement C. Dickenson, of Missouri. The speech had been delivered by George Graham Vest on behalf of a plaintiff seeking damages from a neighbor for killing his dog in a case entitled, Burden v. Hornsby, tried in a justice of the peace court in Warrensburg, Missouri, September 1870. Vest's moving "Eulogy on the Dog" convinced the jury to decide for the plaintiff and became a classic tribute to man's best friend.
The New Edition
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Jackie Ehle loves animals and music, combining the two in her art to
create whimsical pet portraits and various other creations. Born New
Orleans in 1968, Jackie attended high school in Alexandria, Virginia,
and received her B.F.A. in painting and printmaking from Virginia
Commonwealth University. Currently, she is a Resident Artist at the
Torpedo Factory Art Center Alexandria, Virginia. Her work has been
exhibited in shows around the country.
32 Pages, 6 x 6 inches
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