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Dennie, Joseph
The Lay Preacher; Or Short Sermons for Idle Readers
David Carlisle, Jun, Walpole, Newhampsire, 1796. 12mo. iv, 5-132pp. Contemporary full leather. Lacks front free endpaper, and a small piece from the top corner of the title page; leather mended at some time at the base of the spine; general wear and scuffing; else a very good copy. Silas Betton's copy, with his signature and flourish on the front pastedown. Also with the signature of J. M. Cross of Boscawen(?), N.H. dated 1856. Betton (1768-1822) was a member f the State House of Representatives (1797-1799), State Senator (1801-1803), Elected as a Federalist to the 8th and 9th Congresses (1803-1807) a lawyer, a high sheriff, and served a further term in the State House of Representatives (1810-1811). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA [Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.]
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