A DISCOURSE, DELIVERED AN NORTH-COVENTRY, JULY 4TH, 1799, BEING THE TWENTY-THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE. Abiel Abbot.

A DISCOURSE, DELIVERED AN NORTH-COVENTRY, JULY 4TH, 1799, BEING THE TWENTY-THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE.

Hartford: Hudson and Goodwin, 1799. 16pp. Disbound, light foxing, some shallow chips to blank lower margin, short closed tear [no loss] at blank portion of title leaf.. Good+.

A scarce July 4th Oration by the Harvard graduate, clergyman, and formerly a teacher at Phillips Exeter. "Nothing is wanted in the forms of our government to make us a great and happy nation." However, he warns, the entire beautiful edifice will crumble "unless accompanied with a sense of moral and religious obligation."
Evans 35070. Trumbull 1. ESTC W37996 [8 locations]. Item #35826

Price: $250.00

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