Item #29342 The War Between Michael and the Dragon Briefly Considered, in a Discourse at the Ordination of the Reverend John Wilder, to the Evangelical Ministry and Pastoral Office, over the First Church in Attleborough, January 27, 1790. Levi Hart.

The War Between Michael and the Dragon Briefly Considered, in a Discourse at the Ordination of the Reverend John Wilder, to the Evangelical Ministry and Pastoral Office, over the First Church in Attleborough, January 27, 1790

Providence, RI: Bennett Wheeler, 1790. Very Good. Item #29342

Providence: By Bennett Wheeler, at His Office, on the West Side the River, [1790]. First Edition. Small octavo; modern blue wrappers; 27,[1]pp. ([A]-C4 D2, collated complete). Very occasional spotting to textblock, stock a bit browned, else Very Good and sound.

Concludes with the minister recalling a sermon delivered at the same meeting house in 1775, "how you hung on his lips, and with what ardour many of you were engaged to follow him under Michael your prince, in the war with the Dragon, even tho the horrors of intestine war then were just bursting over your heads." This memory is accompanied by the footnote, "This was but a very few days before the Lexington battle, and commencement of hostilities, at the opening of the late desolating and bloody war, between Great-Britain and America" (p. 27).

EVANS 22558.

Price: $250.00