A sample of a manuscript speech is available on TermPaper.com, which has a copy of a speech introducing Nelson Mandela at the Freedom banquet. Time.com also has a copy of a manuscript speech given by Pope Francis I before Congress in September 2015.
A manuscript speech is a prepared speech from which the speaker reads. This type of speech is well-suited for speeches intended to become part of an official record or published at a later date. Preparation methods for this type of speech focus on helping the reader avoid the appearance of reading to the audience through the use of voice inflection and making eye contact. Gellis.com features tips for preparing a manuscript speech.