The Dayton Daily News gives details of Silvester Beaman’s benediction in this link: https://www.dayton.com/news/wilberforce-grads-inauguration-benediction-stresses-we-will-make-friends-of-our-enemies/2U6JPPDM2NEZDBTLM5VFGBOQDM/
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