The Pulpit of the American Revolution; Or, the Political Sermons of the Period 1776

The Pulpit of the American Revolution; Or, the Political Sermons of the Period 1776

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...all his Churches: --That he would make Ours Emanuel's Land: --That he would spread the Knowledgo of the Redeemer through the whole Earth, and fill the World with his Glory. All servile Labor is forbidden on said Day. Given under our hands at the Council Chamber in Watertown, this Fourth Day of November, in the Year of the LORD One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-five. By their Honors' Command, PEREZ MORTON, Dep'y Sec'ry. James Otis, Benjamin Lincoln, W. Spooner, Michael Farley, Caleb Clshino, Joseph Palmer, Joseph Gerrish, Samlel Holton, John Whitcomb, Jabez Fisher, Jedediah Foster, Moses Gill, James Prescott, Benjamin White. Eldad Taylor, So the clouds of war gathered rapidly and heavily, and the Declaration of July Fourth sundered the colonies from the mother country, and they became a nation. Boston having been evacuated by General Howe, March 17th, the present Legislature was convened, as in former days, in the old Town House, or State House, as it then began to be called. The sermon was preached, as of old, in the "old brick meeting-house" near by, on the site which had been dedicated to the worship of God ever since 1640. It is now occupied by "Joy's Building." The preacher, Samuel West, minister of Dartmouth, was not behind his professional brethren in zeal for the welfare and liberty of his country, nor in vigorous defence of her rights, both in the pulpit and by the press. He was an able and acute reasoner, and distinguished in metaphysical speculations with the Edwardses, father and son. The present Discourse was specially devoted to a consideration of the true principles of government, and a close application of them to Britain and her colonies. He was a member of the convention for forming the Constitution of...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236530950
  • 9781236530950