DESCRIPTION: A Description of the Qualifications Necessary to a Gospel Minister by Samuel Bownas. Volume contains advice to Ministers and Elders on how to conduct themselves in their conversations and various services, according to their gifts in the Church of Christ. Printed in 1750 in London by Luke Hinde. Brown. Calf hardcover. Bequested by James Pemberton to his grandson James P. Morris Philadelphia, 1809. James Pemberton was a founder of the Pennsylvania Hospital and the Pennsylvania Abolition Society. MEASUREMENTS: 7-7/8" x 5" x 5/8". CONDITION: Wear to cover with rub marks. Toning, foxing, and discoloration to pages. Wear to edges of pages. Ownership markings. Wear and losses to spine.