Title Duties of the Rich. A Sermon Delivered in Newburyport, February 18, 1827, on the Occasion of the Death of Moses Brown, Esq.February 18,
Binding Disbound pamphlet
Book Condition light foxing throughout.
Location Published Andover: Printed by Flagg and Gould, 1827.
Book Number 14341
WOODS, LEONARD. Duties of the Rich. A Sermon Delivered in Newburyport, February 18, 1827, on the Occasion of the Death of Moses Brown, Esq. By Leonard Woods, D.D. Abbot Professor of Christian Theology in the Theological Seminary, Andover. Andover: Printed by Flagg and Gould, 1827. Octavo. Disbound pamphlet, light foxing throughout. Collation: 1-54. Pagination: (1) title, (1) Moses Brown, -39, (1) blank. Amer. Imprints #31805. Written in light pencil at top of title: "C. B. Dana, from the Author." This sermon was preached in Newburyport the Sunday after the funeral of Moses Brown and again "by particular request," the following Sunday at Andover Theol. Seminary. Brown (1742-1827) a merchant and philanthropist, involved in the sugar & molasses trade with the West Indies and owner of several wharves, warehouses, distilleries as well as extensive real estate in Newburyport. He was a large donor to Andover Theol. Seminary. Leonard Woods (1774-1854) American Congregationalist minister, grad. Harvard 1796, pastor Newbury, Mass., 1798-1808; professor Andover Seminary 1808, made professor emeritus, 1846. "He was one of the founders of the Amer. Tract Soc., The Amer. Educ. Soc., Amer. Temperance Soc., and the Amer. Bd. of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. He was a champion of orthodox Calvinism against the assaults of Ware, Buckminster, and Channing."--New Schaff-Herzog Ency. Rel. Knowl. XII:420.
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