Title Principles and Maxims on which the Security and Happines of a Republic
Location Published 19TH-AM-MA-BOSTON
Book Number 13698
THACHER, THOMAS. Principles and Maxims on which the Security and Happiness of a Republic Depend: A Sermon, Delivered Before the Governor, the Lieutenant-Governor, the Council, and the Two Houses Composing the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, May 29, 1811, Being the Day of General Election. By Thomas Thacher, A.M. A.A.S., Pastor of a Church in Dedham. Boston, Printed by Munroe & French, Printers to the State. [No date]  Octavo. Disbound pamphlet, foxing, silverfish damage to top outer margin of first 5 leaves, library accession number stamped at top of title. 31pp. +(1)p errata. American Bibliography #24024. A sermon on the text: Judges viii.23.24, "Then the men of Israel said unto Gideon, `Rule thou over us, both thou and thy son, and thy son's son; for thou has delivered us from the hand of Midian.' And Gideon said unto them, `I will neither rule over you, nor shall my son rule over you; the Lord shall rule over you.'"