THE AUTHORITY OF TRADITION CONSIDERED, AT THE LECTURE FOUNDED BY THE HON. JUDGE DUDLEY, IN HARVARD COLLEGE, NOVEMBER 5, 1777. BY... HOLLIS-PROFESSOR OF DIVINITY.

Boston: Thomas & John Fleet, 1778. 39, [1 blank] pp, with the half title. Stitched, lightly toned. A small hole affects one or two letters. Very Good.

An uninhibited attack on Roman Catholics and their Church, reflecting the contemporary revolutionary temper that opposed authority imposed from abroad. Wigglesworth says he is "exposing the idolatry of the Romish Church, their tyranny, usurpations, damnable heresies, fatal errors, abominable superstitions," etc.
FIRST EDITION. Evans 16171. Item #30197

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