Absalom's Conspiracy : A Sermon Preached at the General Election at Hartford in the State of Connecticut, May 10th, 1798

By: Backus, Azel (Rev)

Price: $43.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+


54 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Softcover, self-wraps, bound by knotted cord as issued, 56 pages numbered to 54, a few footnotes. Printed with the obsolete long S resembling an f, on rag (cotton-fiber) pages with deckle edges. ; The election sermon was a prestigious sermon delivered to a state legislature following a state-wide annual election. Azel Backus (1765-1817) was pastor of the Congregational church of Bethlem (Bethlehem) Connecticut, and in 1812 was elected first president of Hamilton College, Clinton, New York. ; This is an actual publication from 1798, not a flimsy computer-generated fake. ; Exterior spotted. Final leaf, which is unprinted, has a closed tear. Interior is clean apart from a touch of foxing. Binding intact. Quite scarce.

Title: Absalom's Conspiracy : A Sermon Preached at the General Election at Hartford in the State of Connecticut, May 10th, 1798

Author Name: Backus, Azel (Rev)

Categories: Religion & Spirituality,

Publisher: Hudson & Goodwin: 1798

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Item: 0.60 lbs

Seller ID: 18467

Keywords: Hartford ; Connecticut History ; Sermons ; Congregational Church ; Congregationalism ; 1790s ; 18th Century ; Rare Books ; Bethlehem ;,