Preface to the Catalogue of the Library of Brown University

Preface to the Catalogue of the Library of Brown University : With the Laws of the Library (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Preface to the Catalogue of the Library of Brown University: With the Laws of the Library This worthy man, the early friend and indefatigable agent of the College, was a native of Wales, and received his education at the Baptist Seminary in Bristol, England. After preaching seventeen years in England and Ireland, he came to America in 1761, and very soon afterwards was settled in Philadelphia, as pastor of the first Baptist Church in that city. In 1772 he removed to New ark, in Delaware, where he had purchased a plantation. He soon after relinquish ed the sacred office, but subsequently read lectures in divinity at various places. He died at Pencader, Del. In 1795, in the 73d year of his age. He was an cecen tric man, but was possessed of more than ordinary talents, and was remarkable for his energy and perseverance. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 50g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 9 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243127472
  • 9780243127474