Item #26872 A Sermon, preached at the installation of the Rev. Jedidiah Morse, A.M. to the pastoral care of the church and congregation in Charlestown, on the 30th of April, 1789 [David Osgood's copy]. Jedidiah Morse, Jeremy Belknap, David Osgood.

A Sermon, preached at the installation of the Rev. Jedidiah Morse, A.M. to the pastoral care of the church and congregation in Charlestown, on the 30th of April, 1789 [David Osgood's copy]

Boston: Samuel Hall, 1789. Good. Item #26872

Boston: Samuel Hall, 1789. First Edition. Octavo; removed, contents entirely disbound; 32pp. [[A]4 B4 C8, collated and complete with half title). Textblock rather spotted, extremities trimmed partly affecting ownership signature of David Osgood at top margin of half title (serving as upper cover), else a Good, complete copy.

Uncommon sermon delivered in honor of the newly appointed Charlestown minister Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826), whose school textblock "Geography Made Easy" (1784) is considered to be the earliest geography of the United States. This copy with ownership signature of David Osgood (1747-1822), whose contribution "The Right Hand of Fellowship" appears on pp. 28-32.

BAL 925; ESTC 29256; EVANS 21673.

Price: $250.00