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"Matthias Morrice (1684- ) minister to a dissenting congregations in Wales: Henllan, Rhydyceisiaid, and Glandwr. He was seized as a ranting preacher and delivered into the hands of a press gang. He was rescued from this situation by friend settled in the independent church at Rowell in Northamptonshire, where he spent the remainder of his days. He wrote an number of books, ""But his principal performance is Social Religion exemplified, which was a work of time... It hath been said, and it is highly probable, that though the names in this book are feigned, many of the characters were real; and that while he was giving an ideal representation of the church at Caerludd, or London, he had a reference to many real facts that had fallen under his own notice, and in which he was personally concerned."" Bound full leather with red title label, leather split at hinges, front cover re-attached with 3 cords, heavily rubbed and chipped, worn through spine ends and corners, light to moderate foxing, several small tears in front free endpaper. Collation: A-S12, T6, U10. Pagination: xxiii (1) 422 (16) +(1)p ad. "
Title: Social Religion Exemplified, in an Account of the First Settlement of the First Settlement of Christianity in the City of Caerludd; in Several Dialogues. Written Originally by the Rev. Matthias Morrice. The Fourth Edition. Revised, Corrected and Abridged; with Occasional Notes, A Copious Index, and a Preface, Containing Some Account of the Author, by Edward Williams. For who hath despised the Day of small Things? Zech. vi.10.
Publisher: Shrewsbury:, Printed and Sold by J. Eddowes: Sold also by T. Longman and J. Buckland, Pater-noster-Row, and C. Dilly, in the Poultry, London; A. Brown and Son, Bristol; and Smith, Sheffield.: 1786 1786
Size: 18th Century Books,|Bindings-Leather,|Church Hist
Weight: 2.00 Item
Item Number: 14490
Keywords: 18th Century Books, Bindings-Leather, Church History, England,