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Grant, Joel:

WHY CHRISTIANS DIE. A DISCOURSE PREACHED JANUARY 20TH, 1859, AT THE FUNERAL OF HENRIETTA C. KILBOURN. OF SANDWICH, ILLINOIS. BY REV....

Sandwich: 1859 16pp, stitched, scattered foxing. Vertical fold, Good+. This may be the very first Sandwich imprint. Byrd, whose bibliography ends in 1858, records none. Reverend Grant answers his question by explaining, "Their presence is desired in Heaven. Christ wants them where he is." Henrietta was only 17 years old when she died, having come to Illinois from her place of birth in Litchfield, Connecticut. Page 13 consists of a poem, entitled 'Henrietta Liveth,' by Martha L. Kellogg. The last three pages are entitled, 'Memoranda,' comprising a biography of Miss Kilbourn, who was born in Litchfield, Connecticut and lived and went to school in Avon and West Haven, Connecticut until July 1857, when she came to Sandwich with her family. FIRST EDITION. 210 NUC 0387364 [4]. Not in Sabin, Eberstadt, Decker, Soliday.


Book Id: 13123

Price: $350.00

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