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Williams, Elisha:

DEATH. THE ADVANTAGE OF THE GODLY. A SERMON DELIVERED AT GUILFORD, ON THE 9TH DAY OF JUNE, ANNO DOM. 1728. BEING THE LORD'S-DAY, NEXT AFTER THE FUNERAL OF THE REVEREND MR. THOMAS RUGGLES, PASTOR OF THE CHURCH OF CHRIST THERE, WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON THE FIRST INSTANT IN THE FIFTY-EIGHTH YEAR OF HIS AGE. BY ELISHA WILLIAMS, A.D. AND RECTOR OF YALE COLLEGE. PRINTED AT THE DESIRE AND CHARGE OF THAT SOCIETY.

Printed and Sold by T. Green, N. London: 1728 Half title, 42, [2 blank] pp. Stitched, untrimmed. Half title trimmed @1 1/2" on upper and lower blank portions. Some corners turned, final blank's top edge rather ragged. Very Good. Williams, fourth Rector of Yale College for 13 years, was also a Congregational minister, legislator, and Superior Court judge. The work of his middle period reflects his belief in natural rights and equality of all under God and the law, suggested in this early work. He assures that "Death is Gain to Believers, in that they then enter upon the Enjoyment of all Good." Evans 3122. NAIP w037872. Johnson 250.


Book Id: 21542

Price: $650.00

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