FAMILIAR LETTERS TO A GENTLEMAN, UPON A VARIETY OF SEASONABLE AND IMPORTANT SUBJECTS IN RELIGION. BY... MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL IN ELIZABETH-TOWN, NEW JERSEY.

Boston: Rogers & Fowle. 1745. Original sheep [scuffed], rebacked in morocco tape. [2], v, [1], [1]-424 [i.e., 426] pp. Scattered light fox and wear. Good+. Front free endpaper has ownership inscriptions from several generations of a family, beginning with Samuel Newell in 1746 and Mary Newell in 1789.

Dickinson "was born in Hatfield, Massachusetts, graduated from Yale College in 1706, and came to Elizabethtown in 1708 as pastor of what would soon become the Presbyterian church. He remained pastor of the church until his death. He was one of the founders of the College of New Jersey and served briefly as its first president, from 1746 until his death in 1747" [Felcone]. This work was published in several locales after this first printing.
FIRST EDITION. Evans 5572. Felcone Collection 65 note. Item #30203

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