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HE UI no ka Mooolelo Kahiko a ke Akua.  he mea eao aku ai i na Kamalii
1 HE UI no ka Mooolelo Kahiko a ke Akua. he mea eao aku ai i na Kamalii
1832 Pamphlet 9.6 x 13.7 x 0.35cm. Oahu, Hawaii 
Early Hawaiian Mission Imprint, Oahu, 1832: "Catechism of the Ancient History of God, to be Taught to Children." With Presentation by the Translator.


HE UI no ka Mooolelo Kahiko a ke Akua. he mea eao aku ai i na Kamalii. Oahu: Na Na Misionari I Pai. 1832. 9.6 x 13.7 x 0.35cm. $675.00

"The text, taken by Samuel Ruggles (Dibble) from the book of Genesis, contains 12 numbered sections of questions and answers. It was issued with printed wrappers; the title repeats on the front, and the back wrapper has a caption title "No Ka Hele Ana i ke Kula Sabati," followed by eight numbered paragraphs. The printed minutes of the June 1833 General Meeting record an edition of 10,000 copies."--David W. Forbes: Hawaiian National Bibliography 1780-1900, Vol. II, item #815.

The Hawaiian mission of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) had its beginnings in 1820 when a company of missionaries sailed for Hawaii, lead by Hiram Bingham. "With abundat courage and an inflexible will, yet cheerful, good-natured, and highly capable, he was from the beginning the natural leader of the mission (caricatured as Abner Hale in James Michner's novel Hawaii).... The phenomenal success of the mission due in considerable part to the role he and his wife, Sybil, played in winning the strong allegiance of the principal chiefs. [She] did much to bring the powerful regent Kaahumanu and others to the Christian faith. Hiram, too, won the allegiance of Hawaiians, but his forcefulness not only brought him into conflict with foreigners who resented missionary interference with their commercial, political, and sexual interests, but also irritated collegues... He helped create a writing system for the Hawaiian language, translated several books of the Bible, and produced Elementary Lessons, First Book for Children, Scripture Catechism, First Teacher, and a hymn and tune book."--Gerald H. Anderson: Biographical Dictionary of Christian Missions, (c1998) p.63-64. Samuel Ruggles and his wife Nancy sailed with the first company of missionaries to Hawaii which also included the printer Elias Loomis. They spent 15 years at the Hawaiian Island working as teachers. Ruggles also translated the Catechism on Genesis, with some help from Sheldon Dibble--another missionary who arrived in the fourth company of missionaries, as a 22 year old, as a 22 year old.

Bound in printed wrapper pasted to blank sheet, side-stitched, two small 19th century library or shelf number tags on left side of front wrap, chipped at spine with loose ends pasted back down, inside of front wrapper repaired at hinge with strip of archival paper, front wrapper chipped at bottom outside corner and top edge, damp stain down left side of front wrapper, light to medium foxing.

Library blind stamp on bottom outside corner of first and last three pages, there is a 4 digit stamped accession number on the verso of the title page, 19th century printed bookplate of the "Library of the Theological Institute of Connecticut," above this bookplate is written in 19th century hand "Presented by the Rev. Mr. Ruggles"--this is highly likely the translator, Samuel Ruggles, mentioned above.

Collation: 1-3|8, 4|4. No pagination but 56 un-numbered pages not counting the wrapper.

OCLC locates 11 libraries in the U.S. holding this catechism: NY Public Libr; Huntington Libr; Yale Univ Libr; Libr of Congress; Emory Univ Pitts Theol Libr; Univ Hawaii at Manoa Libr; Newberry Libr; Amer Antiquarian Soc; Harvard Univ-- Houghton; Peabody Essex Mus. Copies are also located in Alexander Turnbul Libr--Natl Libr of New Zealand; State Libr of New South Wales Australia; and Bibliotheque Nationale de France.
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2 Spirit of the Pilgrims, for the Year 1832. Volume V.
Bound in calf spine and corners with marbled paper leather split along top 1.5cm split of rear hinge, 5mm dia. piece chipped from top of front hinge, large piece chipped from top of spine but pasted back down, speckled brown page edges, library blind stamp on title page, library pocket & date due slip on rear endpapers, stamped library accession number on bottom of 3rd page, light foxing, otherwise, good+ condition. octavo 19TH-AM-MA-BOSTON-PEIRCE & PARKER 
The Spirit of the Pilgrims, for the Year 1832. Volume V. Boston: Published by Peirce & Parker, No. 9 Cornhill. 1832. Octavo.

Bound in calf spine and corners with marbled paper over boards, gilt lettering on black morocco title and volume labels on spine, leather split along top 1.5cm split of rear hinge, 5mm dia. piece chipped from top of front hinge, large piece chipped from top of spine but pasted back down, speckled brown page edges, library blind stamp on title page, library pocket & date due slip on rear endpapers, stamped library accession number on bottom of 3rd page, light foxing, otherwise, good+ condition. Front paste-down endpaper signed "D. Talcott Smith." Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, (2) index, [5]-724pp.

Volume I, No. 1, January 1828 (pp1-7) issue of this periodical explained the reason for a new magazine: "It has for some time past appeared exceedingly desirable, that there should be Published in Boston a periodical work, in which that portion of the community, usually denominated orthodox, can easily and frequently express those view of truth and duty, which, after a full and fair examination, are judged to be of great importance. At present, although there are several respectable religious magazines in our country, none of them can be made to accomplish all the beneficial ends which the interest of the church now require. After serious and prayerful deliberation, therefore, it has been determined to establish an new magazine." The editor continues saying the Spirit of the Pilgrims is being established in the spirit of the Theological Magazine of New York in 1797 and The Connecticut Evangelical Magazine not long after. Speaking of the Unitarians, the editor states: "Again; it is undeniable, that a large portion of the community has been totally deceived, in regard to the doctrines and preaching of 
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3 Spirit of the Pilgrims, for the Year 1833. Volume VI.
19TH-AM-MA-BOSTON-PEIRCE 
The Spirit of the Pilgrims, for the Year 1833. Volume VI. Boston: Published by William Peirce. 1833. Octavo. Bound in calf spine and corners with marbled paper over boards, gilt lettering on black morocco title and volume labels on spine, leather split along both hinges, front cover is quite loose but still attached, spine ends chipped away, worn through leather at corners, speckled brown page edges, library blind stamp on title page, library pocket & date due slip on rear endpapers, stamped library accession number on bottom of 3rd page, light foxing--heavier on endpapers, binding only fair condition but contents good+. Front free endpaper signed "D. Talcott Smith 1840." Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, (2) index, (1) title, (1) blank, (2) index, [note: title & index are doubled] [5]-734pp. Volume I, No. 1, January 1828 (pp1-7) issue of this periodical explained the reason for a new magazine: "It has for some time past appeared exceedingly desirable, that there should be Published in Boston a periodical work, in which that portion of the community, usually denominated orthodox, can easily and frequently express those view of truth and duty, which, after a full and fair examination, are judged to be of great importance. At present, although there are several respectable religious magazines in our country, none of them can be made to accomplish all the beneficial ends which the interest of the church now require. After serious and prayerful deliberation, therefore, it has been determined to establish an new magazine." The editor continues saying the Spirit of the Pilgrims is being established in the spirit of the Theological Magazine of New York in 1797 and The Connecticut Evangelical Magazine not long after. Speaking of the Unitarians, the editor states: "Again; 
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4 ANONYMOUS. Plain Guide to Baptism; Being a Short Treatise upon Subjects and Mod
1832 pamphlet 19TH-AM-MA-BOSTON-PEIRCE 
ANONYMOUS. A Plain Guide to Baptism; Being a Short Treatise upon Subjects and Mode. By a Servant of Jesus Christ, Who has often been invited to preach to Baptist Churches, but always debarred from their communion!!! [8 lines scripture] Boston: Press of Peirce & Parker, No. 9, Cornhill. 1832. Duodecimo.

Pamphlet in probably later plain paper wrapper, untrimmed with page edges tattered, light to medium foxing, small tear in inside margin of title, 3cm tear in text of one leaf repaired with archival rag paper. Collation: 1-26, 32. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [3]-28pp. OCLC locates: Emory U Pitts; U Ill.; S Bapt Theol Sem; New Orleans Bapt Theol Sem; Amer Antq Soc; Kent State U; Presb Hist Soc. Amer. Imprints 32-14283 adds Cong. Libr Boston; Zion Research Libr Brookline; Brown U.

The anonymous author (probably a Congregationalist) begins: "This treatise is designed to present in a concise form and plain manner, some of the most correct and convincing views of the subject of Baptism... And now understand what the subject in debate is. It is not whether adult believers, who have not received baptism, should be baptized. Nor is it, whether baptism by immersion is an acceptable and valid mode. Upon these points, we have no dispute with our Baptist brethren. But what I shall endeavor to establish is this: That the children of believers should be dedicated to God in baptism; and That baptism by sprinkling is a Scriptural and valid mode."--p.3. 
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5 ANONYMOUS. Review of Dr. Dana's Remonstrance Respecting Andover Theological Sem
19TH-AM-MA-BOSTON-CROCKER & BREWSTER 
ANONYMOUS. A Review of Dr. Dana's Remonstrance Respecting Andover Theological Seminary. By a Layman. Boston: Press of Crocker and Brewster, 47, Washington-street. 1853. Octavo. Disbound pamphlet, side-stitched, light to medium foxing. Collation: 1-54. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-40pp. The pamphlet was written in response to one written by Daniel Dana in 1849: "A Remonstrance Addressed to the Trustees of Phillips Academy, on the state of the Theological Seminary under their care." It concerns primarily the chair of Christian Theology held by Edwards Amasa Park and whether doctrinally and instructionally it met the conditions of the founders set down in the constitution of the institution. Dana decried the fact that Andover Seminary candidates for a license to preach often "failed in some essential points; particularly that of native depravity."(p.6). The author asserts that because neither the seminary nor the ministers have followed up on Dana's concerns, it is left to the laymen and hence his pamphlet. The anonymous author sides with Dana in considering Dr. Parks views as inconsistent with the constitution of Andover. An appendix (pp.33-40) includes: Note A: The Covenant with Adam, and Original Sin; Note B: Atonement; Note C: Regeneration; Note D: Human Ability. These notes treat specifically on Dr. Park's views on the delineated subjects. 
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6 BANCROFT Sermon Delivered at the Dedication of the Second Congregational Chur
19TH-AM-MA-WORCESTER-GRIFFIN & MORRILL 
BANCROFT, AARON. A Sermon Delivered at the Dedication of the Second Congregational Church, in Worcester, Aug. 20, 1829. By Aaron Bancroft, D.D. Senior Pastor. Worcester: Griffin and Morrill...Printers. 1829. Octavo. Disbound pamphlet, side-stitched, light foxing. Collation: 1-34. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-24pp. Amer. Imprints #37579. Aaron Bancroft (1755- ) an Unitarian minister, graduate of Harvard College. "In 1885 he became pastor of the Congregational Church of Worcester, Mass., where he remained until his death. He was educated a Calvinist, but became an Arian in middle life."--McClintock & Strong: Cycl. Bibl., Theol. & Eccl. Lit. I:631. 
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7 BANCROFT, AARON Discourse, Delivered Before the Second Congregational Society in
1827 Disbound Pamphlet Pamphlet Octavo Worcester: Charles Griffin Printer 
BANCROFT, AARON. A Discourse, Delivered Before the Second Congregational Society in Worcester, on the Eighth Day of April, 1827, the Lord's Day Following the Ordination of Rev. Alonzo Hill. By Aaron Bancroft, D.D. Senior Pastor. Worcester: Charles Griffin Printer. 1827. Octavo.

Disbound pamphlet, light to moderate foxing. 20pp. Amer. Imprints #27956.

Aaron Bancroft (1755- ) an Unitarian minister, graduate of Harvard College. "In 1885 he became pastor of the Congregational Church of Worcester, Mass., where he remained until his death. He was educated a Calvinist, but became an Arian in middle life."--McClintock & Strong: Cycl. Bibl., Theol. & Eccl. Lit. I:631 We offer his sermon preached upon the ordination of Alonzo Hill, upon the text Philippians 1:27, Stand fast in one spirit, with one mnd, striving together for the faith of the Gospel.
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8 BEECHER, LYMAN. Sermons Delivered on Various Occasions, by Lyman Beecher, D.D.
1828 Bound publisher cloth spine with plain tan paper o cloth and paper with many silverfish holes, rubbed, scuffed, stained, spine ends chipped, worn through paper at corners, corners bumped, untrimmed page edges, light to medium foxing, occasional small damp-stains. book Octavo Boston: T.R. Marvin, 32, Congress Street. Sold by Crocker & Brewster, Hilliard, Gray and Company, James Loring, and Pierce & Williams, Boston. Jonathan Leavitt, New-York. 
BEECHER, LYMAN. Sermons Delivered on Various Occasions, by Lyman Beecher, D.D. Boston: T.R. Marvin, 32, Congress Street. Sold by Crocker & Brewster, Hilliard, Gray and Company, James Loring, and Pierce & Williams, Boston. Jonathan Leavitt, New-York. 1828. Octavo. Bound publisher cloth spine with plain tan paper over boards and printed paper title label, but cloth and paper with many silverfish holes, rubbed, scuffed, stained, spine ends chipped, worn through paper at corners, corners bumped, untrimmed page edges, light to medium foxing, occasional small damp-stains. American Imprints (1828) #32258. Lyman Beecher, N. W. Taylor's "most energetic disciple...Although he has never been considered as one of the great American theological thinkers, he is important as a promulgator of the New Haven views..."--Burr: Critical Bibliog. of Religion in Amer., p.997. The contents includes these sermons: The Government of God Desirable; The Remedy for Duelling; A Reformation of Morals Practicable and Indispensable; The Building of Waste Places; The Bible a Code of Laws; The Design, Rights, and Duties of Local Churches; The Faith Once Delivered to the Saints; Resources of the Adversary and Means of Their Destruction; The Memory of Our Fathers; Reply to the Review of Dr. Beecher's Sermon delivered at Worcester, Mass. October 15, 1823. 
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9 BRAMAN, MILTON P. & THOMAS WHITTEMORE. A Report of the Discussion at Danvers, Mass. Between the Rev. Milton P. Braman, Pastor of the First Church in Danvers, and Thomas Whittemore, Editor of the Trumpet and Universalist Magazine; on the Question, "Is the Doctrine of Endless Misery Revealed in the Holy Scriptures!" November 6, 1833.
1833 Disbound pamphlet, side-stitched, light foxing--a bit heavier on final pages. pamphlet duodecimo Boston: Printed by William Peirce, No. 9 Cornhill. 
BRAMAN, MILTON P. & THOMAS WHITTEMORE. A Report of the Discussion at Danvers, Mass. Between the Rev. Milton P. Braman, Pastor of the First Church in Danvers, and Thomas Whittemore, Editor of the Trumpet and Universalist Magazine; on the Question, "Is the Doctrine of Endless Misery Revealed in the Holy Scriptures!" November 6, 1833. Boston: Printed by William Peirce, No. 9 Cornhill. 1833. Duodecimo.

Disbound pamphlet, side-stitched, light foxing--a bit heavier on final pages. Collation: 1-36, 2 unsigned leaves (appendix). Pagination: (1) title, (1) "The Reporter...", [3]-36 debate, [37]-40 appendix. OCLC locates NY Pub Lib; Trinity Col; Lib Cong; Center for Res Lib; Boston Athenaeum; Harvard U Div Sch Lib; Duke U.; Amer Antq Soc. American Imprints #17937 adds Boston Pub Lib; Cong Lib Boston; Theol Sem Ref Ch, Lancaster; State Hist Soc Wisc. Eddy: "Bibliography" in Universalism in America, #725, Braman's account, "Mr. Braman's part in full, as compiled by himself and Mr. M'Clure." See Eddy #765 for Whittemore's account.

From verso of title page: "...As it was intimated, that the editor of the Trumpet was preparing for press his own account of the debate, it seemed proper, that the other party should have the same privilege. Mr Braman having given his full approbation to this report, it is sufficiently responsible without the name of the writer." We offer this debate between the well known Universalist editor and author Thomas Whittemore and the Congregationalist Milton Braman. 
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10 BUSHNELL, HORACE. Barbarism the first Danger. A Discourse for Home Missions
1847 Disbound pamphlet, side-stitched with new linen thread, light foxing. pamphlet Octavo New-York: Printed for the American Home Missionary Society, by William Osborn, Spruce-Street, Corner of Nassau. 
BUSHNELL, HORACE. Barbarism the first Danger. A Discourse for Home Missions, by Horace Bushnell, Pastor of the North Church, Hartford, Conn. New-York: Printed for the American Home Missionary Society, by William Osborn, Spruce-Street, Corner of Nassau. 1847. Octavo.

Disbound pamphlet, side-stitched with new linen thread, light foxing. Collation: 1-28. Pagination: (1) title, (1) author's note, [3]-32pp.

Horace Bushnell (1802-1876) American Congregational divine, pastor of North Church of Hartford, Conn. 1833-1859. Bushnell was a pioneer of liberal theology in New England. There were repeated formal accusations of heresy brought against him, but his church stood by him and he was not tried. We offer Bushnell's sermon on Judges xvii.13, "Then said Micha, now know I that the Lord will do me good, seeing I have a Levite to my priest." "A very unimportant chapter of biography is here preserved to us--save that if we take the subject as an exponent of his times, we shall find a serious and mementous truth illustrated in his conduct. He lives in the time of the Judges, that is the emigrant age of Israel. It is the time, when his nation are passing through the struggles incident to a new settlement, a time therefore of decline towards barbarism. Public security is gone. The people have run wild. Forms are more sacred than duties, and a costly church furniture is taken as synonymous with a godly life. It is at just such times that we are to look for the union of great crimes and scrupulous acts of devotion..."
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11 CHURCHILL History of the First Church in Dunstable-Nashua, N.H., and of Later Ch
1918 Cloth--blue Boston 
CHURCHILL, JOHN WESLEY. History of the First Church in Dunstable-Nashua, N.H., and of Later Churches There. Boston, Fort Hill (c1918) 5.5 x 8 inches. Bound blue cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover, dampstain on top edges of covers--more extensive on pages, but still a tight usable and good looking copy. Pagination: xvi, 99pp, black & white illustrations. 
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12 CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES IN CONNECTICUT. FAIRFIELD Appeal of the Association of Fairfield West, to the Associated Ministers Connected with the General Association of Connecticut.
1852 Pamphlet in modern acid-free heavy gray paper wrap light to medium foxing, small blue ballpoint scribble on title page. Octavo 19TH-AM-NY-NY-GODWIN 
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES IN CONNECTICUT. FAIRFIELD WEST, ASSOCIATION. Appeal of the Association of Fairfield West, to the Associated Ministers Connected with the General Association of Connecticut. New York: Printed for the Association of Fairfield West, by Baker, Godwin & Company, Tribune Buildings, opposite City Hall. 1852. Octavo.

Pamphlet in modern acid-free heavy gray paper wrapper with printed title label on spine, side-stitched, light to medium foxing, small blue ballpoint scribble on title page.

Collation: [1]8, 2-68. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-4 Extracts from Minutes, [5]-18 Appeal, [19]-30 Trinity, [31]-34 Incarnation, [35]-77 Atonement, [78]-92 Practical Bearing of these Views, [93]-95pp Appendix, (1) blank.

In 1849 the Hartford Central Association (of which Horace Bushnell was a member) found that his book, God in Christ "that whatever errors the book may contain, it furnishes no sufficient ground for instituting a judicial process with him." The Fairfield West Assoc. addressed a remonstrance to the Hartford Central Assoc. in Jan 1850; in March, Hartford Central declined to reverse their proceeding or reconsider. There were further written proceeding between the parties. The Appeal ends with the following paragraph: "Since the date of our last letter to the Hartford Central Association, Dr. Bushnell has published another book, entitled "Christ in Theology," being the answer of the author before the Hartford Central Association of Ministers, October, 1849, for the doctrines of the book entitled "God in Christ." The relation which this second book bears to the first and to the decision of the Hartford Central Association, against which we remonstrated, has led us to examine it with considerable care. We do not find that he has, in this second book, changed his positions in any important particular, or so explained their meaning as to make them more consistent with the truth of the Gospel. The same system of error which is contained in the first book, is also contained in the second. To prove this, we present to 
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Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and The Song of Solomon, with Notes, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical, Designed for Both Pastors and People., COWLES, HENRY.
13 COWLES, HENRY. Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and The Song of Solomon, with Notes, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical, Designed for Both Pastors and People.
1887 Bound publisher's textured brown cloth with gilt l just starting to fray at bottom spine end, lightly rubbed, yellow endpapers, light tanning of pages. Bookplate of Rutgers College Library "from the Library of Rev. J.A. Todd, D.D. Class of 1845...;" with their "Withdrawn" stamp; also pocket, card & date due slip. book 12mo, 14 x 20.1cm New York: D. Appleton and Company 
COWLES, HENRY. Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and The Song of Solomon, with Notes, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical, Designed for Both Pastors and People. By Rev. Henry Cowles. "Understandest thou what thou readest? And he said, How can I, except some man should guide me?"--Acts VIII:30,31. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1, 3, and 5 Bond Street. 1887. (c1870). 12mo, 14 x 20.1cm.

Bound publisher's textured brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, just starting to fray at bottom spine end, lightly rubbed, yellow endpapers, light tanning of pages. Bookplate of Rutgers College Library "from the Library of Rev. J.A. Todd, D.D. Class of 1845...;" with their "Withdrawn" stamp; also pocket, card & date due slip.

Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [i]-ii preface, [iii]-ix introduction Proverbs, (1) blank, 11-363pp, (1) blank, (6) ads.

Henry Cowles 1803-1881, Congregational minister, professor, author. He was a graduate of Yale College and spent two Years in Yale Divinity School. He was ordained an evangelist in 1828. He served as pastor for congregations in Ashtabula, Sandusky and Austinburg before becoming professor of Greek and Latin at Oberlin in 1838 as well as professor of ecclesiastical history, church polity, and Old Testament language and literature. From 1848 to 1862 he was the editor of the Oberlin Evangelist. Along with Oberlin president Charles G. Finney & professor Asa Mahan, Cowles was involved in the anti-slavery work and Christian perfection teaching of the college. We offer his commentary on Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, & The Song of Solomon.
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14 DANA Character of Scoffers. A Sermon Preached at the North Presbyteria
19TH-AM-CT-HARTFORD-LINCOLN & GLEASON 
DANA, JAMES. The Character of Scoffers. A Sermon Preached at the North Presbyterian Church in Hartford, November 24th, 1805. By James Dana, D.D. Published at the Desire of the Hearers. {2 lines quotes] Hartford: Printed by Lincoln & Gleason. 1805. Octavo. Pamphlet with untrimmed page edges, half title soiled and chipped, light to medium foxing. 19pp. Amer. Bibliog. #8287. James Dana (1735-1812) Congregational clergyman. Pastor of the church in Wallingford, Conn., 1758-1789, and was installed as pastor of the First Church, New Haven in 1789. "In the controversy between the 'Old Divinity" and the "New" he became a strong defender of the former as against the opinions of Drs. Bellamy, Hopkins, West, and Edwards,,, Captivated by the preaching of Moses Stuart who supplied the church during the pastor's illness, the Society voted in 1805 that 'Dr. Dana retire from his pastoral labors.' In December he was dismissed by council, but continued to reside in New Haven until his death... The Univ. of Edinburgh honored him with the degree of D.D. in 1768."--Dict. Amer. Biography V:54. We offer Dana's sermon on the text of II Peter, III.3,4: "Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, and saying, Where is the promise of his coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation." 
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15 DANA Have the Churches the presence of Christ? A Sermon, Addressed to the

DANA, DANIEL. Have the Churches the presence of Christ? A Sermon, Addressed to the Presbytery of Londonderry. At their Semi-annual Meeting, Bedford, (N.H.,) April 30, 1851. By Daniel Dana, D.D. Published by Request of the Presbytery. Newburyport: [MA] Moses H. Sargent, Huse & Bragdon, Printers. 1851. Octavo. Disbound pamphlet side-stitched with new linen thread, light foxing, the number "3" in old pen at top of title. Collation: 1-44. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-32pp. OCLC locates 11 libraries with this title. Daniel Dana (1771-1859) Presbyterian minister, pastor in Newburyport, Ma., for 26 years, then president of Dartmouth College for a short time. He became pastor in Londonderry, but in 1826 became pastor of the Second Presbyterian church at Newburyport, resigning in 1845 in the seventy-fifth year of his age. "Dr Dana was regarded as `one of the most able, devoted, and useful ministers of the period in which he lived."--McClintock & Strong: Cycl. Bibl., Theol., & Eccl. Lit. II:656. We offer his sermon on Matthew 9:15 "Jesus said unto them, Can the children of the bride-chamber mourn, as long as the bridegroom is with them? But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken from them, and then they shall fast." Dana reframes the text "Do our churches and the churches generally, enjoy the spiritual presence of the Savior?" He laments the loss of the presence of the Spirit in the churches and delineates practices that need to be reformed, including loss of reverence for the Sabbath, sitting while in prayer (instead of standing), the world impressing its character upon the church instead of the reverse. He deplores the modern idea of sin--that it consists of action, that "no one is subject to divine displeasure and condemnation, till they are incurred by actual, voluntary transgression of known law."--p.14. "The sinner is viewed, not as passing through a painful process of conviction... but as coolly comparing the happiness to be found in God, with that to be found in the world, and as making his choice accordingly. Here is a religion 
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16 DANA Letters to the Rev. Professor Stuart, Comprising Remarks on His Essay
19TH-AM-MA-BOSTON-CROCKER & BREWSTER 
DANA, DANIEL. Letters to the Rev. Professor Stuart, Comprising Remarks on His Essay of Sin, Published in the American Biblical Repository for April and July, 1839. By Daniel Dana, D.D. Minister of the Gospel in Newburyport. Boston: Printed by Crocker & Brewster, 47, Washington Street. 1839. Octavo. Pamphlet, disbound, side-stitched, light foxing--a little heavier on first and last several pages. Collation: 1-64. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-46pp, (2) blank. American Imprints #39-55246. Daniel Dana (1771-1859) pastor in Newburyport, Ma., and longtime member of the Board of Trustees for Phillips Academy & Andover Theological Seminary, answers Moses Stuart's Essay on Sin. "The object of your Essay seems to be, to disprove and explode the doctrine of original sin, or of native depravity; taking these terms in their ordinarily received, and well understood sense."--p.4. This is followed by 9 letters to Stuart on original sin and native depravity, in which Dana objects to Stuart's views and terminology. 
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17 DANA Remonstrance Addressed to the Trustees of Phillips Academy, on the
19TH-AM-MA-BOSTON-CROCKER AND BREWSTER 
DANA, DANIEL. A Remonstrance Addressed to the Trustees of Phillips Academy, on the State of the Theological Seminary under their Care; Sept. 1849. By Daniel Dana, D.D. Boston: Press of Crocker and Brewster. 1853. Octavo. Pamphlet, disbound, side-stitched, light tanning of pages, light foxing. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-4 Prefatory Observations, [5]-17 Remonstrance (1849), [18]-20 Additional Remarks (Feb. 15, 1853), [21]-24 Postscript (Feb. 24, 1853). Quotes from text: "As a member of the Presbyteries of Londonderry, and of Newburyport, I have been called to take part in the examination of some scores of candidates educated in the Seminary. Many of these have appeared well; but the greater part have failed in some essential points; particularly that of native depravity."--p.7. "The present Professor of Christian Theology has, agreeably to the Constitution, solemnly declared and subscribed his assent to the doctrines of the Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism, and solemnly engaged to teach them, to the exclusion of all apposing doctrines and errors. That Catechism recognizes the doctrine of original sin. Is it consistent in the Professor to hold and teach that our nature is not sinful, and that original sin i not sin?"--p8. "His favorite maxim, that all sin consists in action, is equally opposed to sound philosophy and Scripture"--p.23. "His views of human ability are extravagant and extreme. They obviously tend to foster in men a spirit of pride, of self-sufficiency, of independence on God, and emphatically, of procrastination."--p.24. According to the first sentence of the "Remonstrance." Daniel Dana (1771-1859) was for 45 years a member of the B 
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18 DAY Sermon, Delivered in Boston, Sept. 17, 1823, before the American

DAY, JEREMIAH. A Sermon, Delivered in Boston, Sept. 17, 1823, before the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, at their Fourteenth Annual Meeting. By Jeremiah Day, D.D. LL.D. President of Yale College. Published by request of the Boards. Boston: Printed by Crocker and Brewster, No. 50 Cornhill. 1823. Octavo. Disbound pamphlet, side stitched, light to medium foxing. Collation: 1-34. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-23, (1) blank. Amer. Imprints #12340. Jeremiah Day (1773-1867) "For sixty-nine years he was officially connected with Yale College. On April 22, 1817, he was appointed president, succeeding Timothy Dwight, and was both installed and ordained to the ministry on July 23. In his seventy-fourth year he insisted on resigning, but was immediately elected a member of the Corporation, in which office he served until a month before his death, which occurred just after the completion of his ninety-fourth year... Although, as described by Timothy Dwight, the younger, 'he was a wise disciplinarian, a judicious governor, a thorough and accurate scholar, a valuable teacher, and a man of intelligent and penetrative mind,' his influence was due chiefly to his goodness and his reputation for deep wisdom."--Dict. Amer. Biog. V:162. We offer his sermon on Nehemiah 4:3 "And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work; so that I cannot com down, Why should the work cease, while I leave it, and come down to you." Day identifies the missionary cause with the "great work." 
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19 DEWEY Presentation of a Portrait of the Rev. Professor Egbert Coffin Smyth,

DEWEY, HARRY P. et al. Presentation of a Portrait of the Rev. Professor Egbert Coffin Smyth, D.D., to Andover Theological Seminary, June 13, 1901. Boston, George H. Ellis, 1901, 10pp, pamphlet, frontis. 
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20 DWIGHT, SERENO EDWARDS. Life of President Edwards: By S. E. Dwight.
1830 Bound original calf covered boards recently rebacked with heavy brown acid-free paper with printed paper title label, leather covers very dry, scuffed & chipped, worn through leather at corners, heavy foxing of endpapers, light to medium foxing of most of contents with some pages of heavier foxing. book Octavo New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill 
DWIGHT, SERENO EDWARDS. Life of President Edwards: By S. E. Dwight. New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1830. Octavo.

Bound original calf covered boards, recently rebacked with heavy brown acid-free paper with printed paper title label, leather covers very dry, scuffed & chipped, worn through leather at corners, heavy foxing of endpapers, light to medium foxing of most of contents with some pages of heavier foxing. Collation: 1-964; last leaf blank. Pagination: (1) title, (1) copyright, [3]-4 preface, [5]-8 contents, [9]-766pp, (2) blank.

Sereno Edwards Dwight (1786-1850) educator, clergyman, fifth of eight sons of Timothy Dwight. "Assisted by his wife, he worked for many years editing the complete writings of his great-grandfather, Jonathan Edwards; Edwards's Memoirs of the Rev. David Brainerd was published in 1822, and ten subsequent volumes, one a memoir of the great divine, were published in 1830 as The Works of President Edwards: with a Memoir of his Life. We offer the Memoir by the great grandson. 
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