A Sermon Preached to the Society in Brattle Street, Boston, October 20, 1793, and occasioned by the death of His Excellency John Hancock, Esq. L.L.D. and A.A.S. Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Boston: Alexander Young, 1793. Very Good. Item #25411
Boston: Alexander Young, 1793. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); 20th century brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine; 80pp. (A-D4). Light wear to cloth extremities, half title present and slightly soiled, glue residue inside upper cover from previously removed ex libris replaced with ownership rubberstamp; overall, Very Good and sound. Half title: "Dr. Thacher's Sermon, On the Death of Governor Hancock."
Eulogy delivered shortly after the death of Massachusetts statesman John Hancock, whose reputation even during his lifetime was godlike: "His patriotism, and his amiable popular manners, rendered him the idol of his fellow citizens; they loved his very name, and early showered upon him their best honors" (p. 18).
EVANS 26248; SABIN 95183.