Title Discourse on the Validity of Presbyterian Ordination, Delivered in
Binding Bound in modern red morocco
Location Published Cambridge: Printed by William Hilliard
Book Number 16625
OSGOOD, DAVID. A Discourse on the Validity of Presbyterian Ordination, Delivered in the University in Cambridge, May 5, 1802, at the Anniversary Lecture, Founded by the Honorable Paul Dudley, Esq. By David Osgood, D.D., Minister of the Church in Medford. Cambridge: Printed by William Hilliard, 1802. Octavo.
Bound in modern red morocco, new endpapers with modern bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpaper, light foxing. Collation: A-D4, E2. Pagination: (1) half-title, (1) blank, (1) title, (1) blank, -36pp. Amer. Bibliog. #2830. With half-title page.
David Osgood (1747- ) "a noted Congregational minister...educated at Harvard College, class of 1771... He settled as pastor at Medford, where he continued nearly fifty years, and became a distinguished preacher... He was a zealous Federalist... He was a thorough Calvinist, `a truly good and great man, and an earnest and fearless preacher.'"--McClintock & Strong: Cycl. Bibl., Theol. & Eccl. Lit. VII:465. Text for this discourse was Matt. xxiii.8, But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is you master, even Christ, and all ye are brethren.
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