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[Americana] Leland, John
The Right of Conscience inalienable and Therefore Religious Opinions not Cognizable by Law: Or, The high-flying Church-man...
New London, (Connecticut): T. Green & Son, 1791. First edition. 4to. [A]4 B-D4; (1)-29, [3] pp., including terminal blank leaf. Original sewn drab wrappers, toned, chipped at edges, dampstaining; untrimmed. Text moderately toned with some chipping and paper losses at edges, scattered dampstaining, annotations at foot of ads at rear, ownership signature on front wrapper and head of p. (3), text on title-page crossed out in ink. Evans 23495, OCLC 8560733, John Leland; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress).John Leland (1754-1841), was an American Baptist minister, abolitionist, and important figure in the struggle for religious liberty in the U.S. "Every man must give account of himself to God...if government can answer for individuals on the day of judgment, let men be controlled by it in religious matters; otherwise, let men be free." (p.7 of the above).

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[Americana] Leland, John, The Right of Conscience

Estimate $300 - $500Jan 30, 2020
Starting Price $150
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Ships fromPhiladelphia, PA, US
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Auction Curated By:
Darren Winston
Head of Department Books, Maps & Manuscripts Photographs & Photobooks