THE NATURE AND IMPORTANCE OF CHRISTIAN WORSHIP: CONSIDERED IN A SERMON, PREACHED, JULY 4, 1800, AT THE DEDICATION OF THE NEW MEETING HOUSE IN THE SOUTHWEST PART OF CHARLTON. ERECTED BY A NUMBER OF INHABITANTS, BELONGING TO CHARLTON, STURBRIDGE AND DUDLEY.

Worcester: Isaiah Thomas, Jun. August- 1800. 21, [1 blank] pp. Stitched. Scattered foxing, some early pinholes in blank inner margin. Good+, with attractive ornamentation.

A rare July 4 sermon in which Reverend Learned, Pastor of the Congregational Church in Charlton, advocates public worship in order "to impress on" men "a sense of their natural equality." This requires "mutual forbearance and charity," and a recognition that all people are "liable to deception and error."
Evans 37789. NAIP w011231 [4- AAS, Lib. Cong., NY State Lib., Boston Athenaeum]. Item #28159

Price: $350.00

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