Rare Bible Sermons On Various Subjects Lathrop 1807 1st Revolutionary War Pastor
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Sermons On Various Subjects, Lathrop, 1807 First Edition.
Rare book in Very Good condition, Published by Brewer, Bosto n.
Th is 206 year old rare book is in Very Good condition. Leather covers and spine quite worn as seen in pictures. Binding good, covers and all pages well attached. Only marking is signature as seen on Title page picture. Pages Very Good with only light general browning and a few light brown spots on index pages. A great example of a well-received book with all the “old english” and character from that time period.
Size is 5 X 8 and 400 pages . Errata pasted in on last page as originally published. 26 Sermons.
An example of the content:
♦ A Sermon on the Infirmities and Comforts of Old Age - West Springfield, 1805
Preached by Joseph Lathrop, in West Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1805.
Joseph Lathrop, a New England clergyman, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, on October 20, 1731. He graduated from Yale in 1754, and was ordained as pastor of the Congregational church in West Springfield in 1756 - a church he pastored for over sixty years until his retirement in 1818. Many of his sermons were published; and a portion of them were issued in book form in a volume first published in March, 1807. In this 1805 sermon, preached when he was 74 years old, Rev. Lathrop encourages his listeners ... read more