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Bentley, William:

A SERMON, DELIVERED IN THE EAST MEETING-HOUSE, SALEM, ON SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 13: OCCASIONED BY THE DEATH OF JONATHAN GARDNER, ESQ. MASTER OF THE MARINE SOCIETY IN SALEM, WHO DIED MARCH 2, 1791, AET. 63. BY...PASTOR OF THE SECOND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IN SALEM.

Thomas Cushing., Salem: 1791 Disbound with some loosening, untrimmed and partly uncut, wide margins. 32pp, no half title. First several leaves darkened, Good+. Bentley calls the Marine Society "one of the most interesting institutions for Mariners." But "he has left the most useful institution, of which he was Master, in a very unhappy situation ...An institution, begun twenty-five years ago, with an hundred members, now reduced to a few...And now their most active friend is gone forever!" FIRST EDITION. Evans 23177. Not in Jenkins.


Book Id: 15501

Price: $175.00

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