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GORDON William
Mr Gordon's sermon on the Anniversary of the declaration of Independency
?the separation of the Jewish Tribes, after the death of Solomon, accounted for, and applied to the present day, in a sermon preached before Genral Court, on Friday, July the 4th, 1777. Being the anniversary of the declaration of Independency. First edition. 8vo. Sewn as issued, some rodent damage to the lower margin not affecting the text. 37pp. Boston, Gill, Gordon was dismissed as pastor after his objection to Article 5 of the constitution. He left America and settled in England where he wrote a history of the United States. According to Sabin this is perhaps the earliest commemorative oration celebrating the Declaration of Independence. ?when we look back. and recollect that we were without an army, without money, and without ammunition, we are amazed that instead of being aglled to the bone with the yoke of slavery, we are keeping the anniversary of our independency? This copy is annotated at the head of the half-title : ?To the Friends? Evans 15317; Sabin, 28009. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA [London, United Kingdom]
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