THE TRUE MEANS OF ESTABLISHING PUBLIC HAPPINESS. A SERMON, DELIVERED ON THE 7TH OF JULY, 1795, BEFORE THE CONNECTICUT SOCIETY OF CINCINNATI, AND PUBLISHED AT THEIR REQUEST.

New Haven: Printed by T. & S. Green, and sold by I. Beers, at his Book-Store, [1795]. 40pp, without the half title. Disbound, light fox, rubberstamp at blank lower margin of last leaf. Good+.

On the necessity of creating a society free from the "pernicious influence of enormous Wealth, and of extended Conquest." For, if those tendencies dominate, "the national character becomes tainted, of course, with sickliness and corruption." The "influence of freedom" has roused mankind "with a returning consciousness of energy and action." That, combined with "religious education" and the "influence of parents," may be sufficient to stave off evil.
FIRST EDITION. Evans 28610. Trumbull 635. BAL 5050. Item #23983

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