A LETTER, FROM THE ASSOCIATION, OF THE COUNTY OF NEW-HAVEN, TO THE REVEREND ELDERS, IN THE COLONIES OF RHODE-ISLAND, AND MASSACHUSETTS-BAY, WHO ASSISTED IN THE ORDINATION, OF THE REV. MR. JOHN HUBBARD, AT MERIDEN, JUNE 22ND, 1769. TO WHICH ARE ANNEXED, REMARKS ON THE CONFESSION OF FAITH AND EXAMINATION, OF THE SAID HUBBARD...

New Haven: Thomas and Samuel Green, [1770]. 24pp, untrimmed and stitched. Lightly toned. Very Good, in a modern cloth case.

Rev. Trumbull, who was also the first great historian of Connecticut and the grandfather of Lyman Trumbull, signs this scarce pamphlet in type at page 11, as Scribe.
The Letter is addressed to Rev. Ezra Stiles [then of Newport] and several Massachusetts ministers. It complains of the Meriden Church's invitation to Rev. Hubbard "to preach four Sabbaths upon Probation," and possibly to fill the ministerial vacancy there. "This gave great Uneasiness and proved a Source of Disunion," because of Hubbard's "general Character for Unsoundness in the great Doctrines of the Gospel." It is suspected that Hubbard may "hold the Arian and socinian Errors."
FIRST EDITION. Evans 11900. Trumbull 986. ESTC W27774. Item #37413

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