AN EPISTLE TO THE INHABITANTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA; CONTAINING SUNDRY OBSERVATIONS PROPER TO BE CONSIDER'D BY EVERY PROFESSOR OF CHRISTIANITY IN GENERAL.

London: Printed and Sold by Luke Hinde, 1754. 114, [2-advts] pp. Bound in later dark blindstamped calf with gilt lettered spine [minor rubbing]. Lightly age toned, trimmed a bit closely with minimal loss of edges of letters of side margin Biblical notes. Partial inscription at head of title page. Very Good. Sophia Hume [1701-1774] was a native of South Carolina, and the granddaughter of Mary Fisher, one of the two Quakers first to come to Massachusetts in 1656. Her Epistle warns South Carolinians that the "most violent and terrible Hurricane that ever was felt in this Province" is only a taste of things to come if they don't mend their ways. She canvasses all areas of worldly life in Carolina, and finds the souls of its inhabitants in mortal peril. The hurricane occurred on September 19, 1752. FIRST EDITION. I Turnbull 129. Sabin 33781. Item #24365

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