Newburyport, MA: E.W. Allen / Thomas & Whipple, 1804. Very Good. Item #26935
Newburyport, MA: From the Press of E.W. Allen / for Sale at the Bookstore of Thomas & Whipple, 1804. First Edition. Octavo; removed, old remnants of spine leather; 28pp. ([A]4 B-C4 D2, collated and presumed complete); woodcut head- and tail-pieces. Brief soil to title page (serving as upper cover), occasional uneven spotting, else Very Good and sound.
Sermon delivered in response to the fatal duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr which occurred less than a month previously. The Congregationalist minister condemns Hamilton's actions, calling attention to his hypocrisy in "disapproving malicious Duels, and yet practically justifying a polite duel" (p. 19).
SABIN 89807; SHAW & SHOEMAKER 7301.