Title Sermon, Preached at Worcester, on the Annual Fast, April 11, 1811.
Location Published 19TH-AM-MA-WORCESTER-STURTEVANT
Book Number 15232
AUSTIN, SAMUEL. A Sermon, Preached at Worcester, on the Annual Fast, April 11, 1811. By Samuel Austin, D.D. Printed at Worcester, by Isaac Sturtevant. 1811. Octavo. Disbound pamphlet, light foxing, top marginal corner of last leaf torn off. 32pp. Amer. Bibliog. #22217. Samuel Austin (1760-1830) Congregational minister, graduate of Yale College, studied under Jonathan Edwards the younger 1783. He accepted a call to the church at Fair Haven (New Haven) in 1786; in 1788 he married Jerusha, daughter of 'Samuel Hopkins of Hadley, Mass; installed as pastor of the First Congregational society in Worcester, Mass, 1790 where he labored for 25 years. He accepted the Presidency of the university of Vermont in 1815. A fast sermon preached on the text of Isaiah 3:9, "The shew of their countenance doth witness against them, and they declare their sin as Sodom; the hide it not:--Wo unto their soul, for they have rewarded evil unto themselves."