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The Massachusetts Missionary Magazine, For the Year 1803. Containing Religious & Interesting Communications, Calculated to edify Christians, and inform the Rising Generation. The Profits of this work are to be applied to the support of Missionaries in the New Settlements and among the Indians of North America. The Editors appointed by the Society are, Rev. Messieurs Nathanael Emmons, D.D.; David Sanford, A.M.; Daniel Hopkins, A.M.; Samuel Spring, A.M.; Joseph Barker, A.M.; Samuel Niles, A.M.; Samuel Austin, A.M.; Abiel Holmes, A.M.; Jonathan Strong, A.M.; Caleb Alexander, A.M.; Jacob Norton, A.M.; Paul Litchfield, A.M.; Elijah Parish, A.M. Volume I.


Price: $75.00

Publisher: Salem:, Printed by Joshua Cushing, for the Editors.: [1803-1804]

Item Number: 16089

Condition: Bound original leather over boards--heavily scuffed, worn through leather at corners, rebacked in heavy brown acid-free Canson paper with original black leather title & volume labels laid over, 19th century seminary library bookplate, archival rag paper strip pasted over inside hinges, small oval library blind-stamp on title and several other pages, small 4 digit accession number stamp on verso of title, light to medium foxing. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-[483], (1) blank, [1]-40pp. Collation: [A]4, B-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Mmm4, 2 unsigned leaves (index), A-E4. Pagination: (1) title, (1) blank, [3]-430, text, (3) index, (1) blank; [1]-40 Vol. II, May 1804 issue. Magazine includes vol. I, May-April, 1803-1804, plus the May 1804 issue of Vol. II.

Contents include: Brief Account of a Religious Attention in the North Parish in Weymouth, Mass.; On Divine Sovereignty; Character of Dr. Erskine; Revival of Religion in Holles; Life of Cotton Mather; The State of the Soul After Death; Concerning the Duty of a Church to Censure its Members for the Sin of Heresy; Life of Mrs. Sarah Gill; On Ministerial Unfaithfulness; The Importance of Piety in Parents and Guardians of Youth; The Dying Negro (hung in a cage & eaten alive by vultures for killing an overseer); Observations on the True Spirit of Prayer; Account of the Reformation at Hollis; The Cha... View more info

A Sermon, Delivered March 20, 1816, at the Funeral of Mr. Farrington, at Wrentham, by Rev. Dr. Emmons.


Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1828 1828

Item Number: 16280

"EMMONS, NATHANAEL. A Sermon, Delivered March 20, 1816, at the Funeral of Mr. Farrington, at Wrentham, by Rev. Dr. Emmons. [No imprint, Providence, R.I., 1816?] [at head of title:] [Second Edition.] Octavo. $40.00 Pamphlet in plain blue-gray paper wrapper, ""Farrington, Mrs."" written on front of wrapper in old pen, side-stitched, untrimmed page edges, light to medium foxing, historical society library stamp on top of title, several light damp stains, tear in top of wrapper at spine is repaired with a piece of archival rag paper. Collation: 1-24. Pagination: [1]-16pp... View more info

Discourse, Delivered October 13, 1813, Before Mendon Association,


Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1826 1826

Item Number: 13693

"EMMONS, NATHANAEL. A Discourse, Delivered October 13, 1813, Before Mendon Association, By Nathanael Emmons, D.D. Pastor of the Church in Franklin. Second Edition, By Request. New York: Published by Cornelius Davis. 1826. Octavo. $45.00 Pamphlet in plain brown paper wrapper, untrimmed page edges, foxing. 36, 12pp. A sermon on the text Genesis ii, 17, ""But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it..."" Nathanael Emmons (1745-1840) ""Congregational minister, and theologian, the most entertaining of the teachers of the New Engl... View more info