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"MILLER, SAMUEL. An Essay on the Warrant, Nature, and Duties of the Office of the Ruling Elder, in the Presbyterian Church. By Samuel Miller, D.D. Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Church Government in the Theological Seminary at Princeton, N.J. New-York: Jonathan Leavitt. Boston: Crocker & Brewster. 1831. (Wm. D'Hart, Printer, Princeton, N.J.) 12mo. 11.6 x 19.1cm. Bound green cloth spine with plain tan paper over boards, lacks most of printed title label on spine, starting to fray at spine ends, worn through paper at corners and edges of covers, large water stain on front cover and many smaller ones on back cover, light to medium foxing throughout. Modern bookplate of M.S. Carothers on front paste-down endpaper. Pencil signatures of former owners on front endpapers: ""H.T. Holladay Sept 20th 1868,"" and ""L. L. Holladay."" Collation: 6 unsigned leaves, B-Z6, 2A-2D6, last leaf blank. Pagination: (1) title, (1) printer, [iii]-vii to ministers & elders, viii-xi contents, (1) blank, -322pp, (2)pp. blank. American Imprints #31-8269. First Edition. Samuel Miller (1769-1850) American Presbyterian divine, professor of ecclesiastical history and church government in the Princeton Theological Seminary, 1813-49. ""He was a stanch Calvinist and entered heartily into the defense of his positions. He was particularly prominent in the discussions which led to the disruption of the Presbyterian Church in 1837.""--New Schaff-Herzog Ency. Rel. Knowl., VII:379. We offer the First Edition of Miller's work on Ruling Elders. "
Title: Essay on the Warrant, Nature, and Duties of the Office of the Ruling Elder in the Presbyterian Church.
Publisher: 1831 1831
Size: 19th Century Book,|American Church History,|Presb
Weight: 2.00 Item
Item Number: 16582
Keywords: 19th Century Book, American Church History, Presbyterianism,