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Beckwith, George:

VISIBLE SAINTS LAWFUL RIGHT TO COMMUNION IN CHRISTIAN SACRAMENTS, VINDICATED. (IN WAY OF ANSWER TO A SERMON, ENTITLED, CHRISTIAN BAPTISM, DELIVERED AT HANOVER, IN NEW-JERSEY, NOVEMBER 4TH, 1764. BY THE REV. JACOB GREEN, A.M.) IN A LETTER TO A FRIEND. IN THREE PARTS. BY...PASTOR OF A CHURCH IN LYME, CONNECTICUT.

Timothy Green, New London: 1769 108pp, with errata at bottom of page 108. Disbound, with remnant of later wrapper on spine. Untrimmed at the fore-margin and lower margin. Trimmed closely at the top margin, sometimes affecting part of page number. Else Very Good. Beckwith's 'Advertisement' explains "Why any body in Connecticut, should undertake an answer to Mr. Green, or intermeddle with a controversy subsisting at such a distance from them? To which the answer is, Mr. Green's books coming amongst us, caused debates and perplexities among some of our people." He warns of impending "heathenism" and desertion of the church, and disputes Green's denial "that there are any qualifications short of saving grace, that can give any person a lawful right to communicate in special ordinances." A scarce American imprint: OCLC locates only five copies. FIRST EDITION. Evans 11170. Johnson 863. OCLC 13754867 [5]. Brinley Catalogue 6261.


Book Id: 19709

Price: $450.00

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