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Title: The evil designs of men made subservient by God to the public good; particularly illustrated in the rise, progress and conclusion of the American war. A sermon preached at Lexington on the 19th of April, 1783; being the anniversary of the commencement of the war between Britain and America which broke out in that town on the 19th of April, 1775
Author: Adams, Zabdiel
Description: (3)-39 pp. (8vo), unbound (previously stitched, presently pinned with an old straight pin. First Edition.Very rare. This sermon, the last of an annual series commemorating the Battle of Lexington, is almost entirely historical, both in the text and in the long footnotes. A note on page 7 gives the names of the preachers of the preceding sermons. Provenance: The Otto Collection.
Heading: Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Benjamin Edes & Sons
Date Published: 1783

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Lacking the half title; foxing, some dampstaining; very good.

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4: Sermon commemorating the Battle of Lexington

Auction ended on Thu, Jul 14, 2011
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