A stirring address by Professor Cooley upon the occasion of the dedication of the Law Lecture Hall of the first Law School Building. He begins: "Students in the Department of Law: While Michigan was yet a wilderness, only feeling along its borders the advancing tread of civilization, and only hearing here and there the sound of the woodman's axe, the wisdom of American statesmen made provision for the establishment in the territory of a great University...."
Address by Hon. Thomas M. Cooley, and Poem by D. Bethune Duffield, Esq., on the Dedication of the Law Lecture Hall of the Michigan University. Thursday, October 1, 1863. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Published by the Law Class, 1863.