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Sermons, including Thanksgiving, Election and Military Sermons, 1755 - 1788.
Various, Various 1755 - Bound volume containing six sermons dated from 1755 to 1788: I. Lyman, Joseph. A Sermon Preached Before His Excellency James Bowdoin, Esq., Governour; His Honour Thomas Cushing, Esq., Lieutenant-Governour.of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, May 30, 1787, Being the Day of General Election. Boston: Adams and Nourse, 1787, 61 pages, front cover used as pastedown for the volume, with some old insect damage to pastedown and margins of first two leaves. II. Cumings, Henry. A Sermon Preached in Billerica, on the 23rd of November, 1775, Being the Day appointed by Civil Authority, for a Public Thanksgiving Throughout the Province of Massachusetts-Bay. Worcester, Massachusetts-Bay: I. Thomas, 1775. 29 pages. Final two leaves dampstained but very readable, next-to-last leaf has margin chip. III. Morrill, Isaac. The Soldier exhorted to Courage in the Service of his King and Country, from a Sense of God and Religion: in a Sermon Preach'd at Wilmington, April 3, 1755, to Capt. Philehas Osgood and his Company of Soldiers Before their going out into Publick Service. Boston, New-England: J. Draper, 1755. 23 pages. Large margin chip at bottom of one leaf, not affecting text. IV. Bridge, Ebenezer. A Sermon Preached before his Excellency Francis Bernard, Esq., Governor.of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, May 27th, 1767. Being the Anniversary for the Election of His Majesty's Council for the Province. Boston: Green and Russell, 1767. 60 pages, last three leaves have internal tears, with the last two having some paper loss and affecting a small part of the text. V. Cumings, Henry. A Thanksgiving Sermon Preached at Billerica, November 27, 1766. Boston, N.E.: Kneeland and Adams for Thomas Leverett, 1766. 32 pages. VI. Parsons, David. A Sermon Preached Before His Excellency John Hancock, Esq.of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, May 28, 1788, being the day of General Election. Boston: Adams and Nourse, 1788.46 pages. The group is bound into a full blind-tooled calf binding measuring 21.75 cm x 13 cm. Other than the noted issues with the individual sermons cited above, the pages are mainly clean and free from significant chips or tears, with age- tanning and intermittent foxing throughout. The binding is lightly shelfworn with some minor separation at the spine ends, joints good with covers firmly attached. A good collection of mainly scarce sermons. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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