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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #184
DepartmentPolitical Sermons
Sold For$130.00(hammer price)
 $156.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 22, 2018

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TWENTY-FIVE MASSACHUSETTS ELECTION SERMONS AND OTHER ORATIONS 1840-1876
1) The importance of moderation in civil rulers: A sermon delivered before His Excellency Edward Everett, governor, the honorable Council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, January 1, 1840," by John Codman, DD, Pastor of the Second Church in Dorchester. (Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, printers to the State, 1840). Referenced in Sabin 14130; Vail p. 26. A subtle but reactionary response to the recent formation of the Liberty Party. As proper subjects for reform-minded politicians, Codman urges dueling and intemperance. 2) "A sermon delivered before His Excellency Marcus Morton, governor, His Honor George Hull, lieutenant governor, the honorable Council, and the Legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, January 6, 1841," by David Damon, Pastor of the Congregational Church in West Cambridge. (Boston, MA: Dutton and Wentworth, printers to the State, 1841) 34pp. Referenced in Sabin 18364; Vail p. 256. 3) "The Religion of Politics: A Sermon Delivered Before His Excellency John Davis, Governor, His Honor George Hull, Lieutenant Governor, the Honorable Council, And The Legislature Of Massachusetts, At The Annual Election, January 5, 1842," by Ezra S Gannett, Junior Pastor of the Federal Street Church in Boston. (Boston, MA: Dutton and Wentworth, printers to the State, 1842) 46pp. Referenced in Sabin 26532; Vail p. 256. 4) "Religious principle--a source of public prosperity. A sermon delivered before His Excellency John Davis, governor, His Honor George Hull, lieutenant governor, the honorable Council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, on Saturday, January 7, 1843," by Samuel C. Jackson, Pastor of the West Church, Andover. (Boston, MA: Dutton and Wentworth, printers to the State, 1843) 55pp. Referenced in Sabin 35461; Vail p. 256. 5) "The relation of the individual to the republic. A sermon delivered before His Excellency Marcus Morton, Governor, His Honor Henry H. Childs, Lieutenant Governor, the Honorable Council, and the Legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, on Wednesday, January 3, 1844," by E. H. Chapin, Pastor of the Universalist church in Charlestown. (Boston, MA: Dutton and Wentworth, Printers to the State, 1844) 36pp. Referenced in Sabin 11947; Vail p. 256. 6) "A discourse delivered before his excellency George N. Briggs, governor, his honor John Reed, lieutenant governor, the honorable council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, on the annual election, January 1, 1845," by Milton P. Braman, Pastor of the First Church in Danvers. (Boston, MA: Dutton and Wentworth, 1845) 85pp. Referenced in Sabin 7368; Vail p. 256. 7) "A Sermon delivered before His Excellency George N. Briggs, Governor, His Honor John Reed, Lieutenant Governor, the Honorable Council, and the Legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1846," by George Putnam, Minister of the First Church in Roxbury. (Boston, MA: Dutton and Wentworth, 1846) 31pp. Referenced in Sabin 66788; Vail p. 256. 8 & 9) [2 copies] "A sermon delivered before His Excellency George N. Briggs, governor, His Honor John Reed, lieutenant governor, the honorable Council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1847," by John Hatch Bisbee, Pastor of the Church in Worthington. (Boston, MA: Dutton and Wentworth, printers to the State, 1847) 35pp. Referenced in Sabin 5587; Vail p. 256. 10 & 11) [2 copies] "The religious theory of civil government: a discourse delivered before His Excellency George N. Briggs, governor, His Honor John Reed, lieutenant governor, the honorable Council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 1848," by Alexander H. Vinton, Rector of St. Paul's Church, Boston. (Boston, MA: Dutton and Wentworth, printers to the State, 1848) 46pp. Referenced in Vail p. 256. 12) "Requisites to our country's glory: a discourse before His Excellency George N. Briggs, governor, His Honor John Reed, lieutenant governor, the honorable Council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, Wednesday, 3 Jan. 1849," by John Pierce, D.D., Senior Pastor of the First Congregational Church in Brookline. (Boston, MA: Dutton and Wentworth, State printers, 1849) 62pp. Referenced in Sabin 62731; Vail p. 256. 13) "The inseparable trio: a sermon delivered before His Excellency George H. Briggs, governor, His Honor John Reed, lieutenant governor, the Honorable Council, and the legislation of Massachusetts, at the annual election, Wednesday, January 2d, 1850," by Edward Hitchcock, DD, LLD, President of Amherst College. (Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, State printers., 1850) 45pp. Referenced in Sabin 32245; Vail p. 257. 14) "The indebtedness of the state to the clergy: A sermon delivered before His Excellency George N. Briggs, governor, His Honor John Reed, lieutenant governor, the honorable Council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, January 2, 1851," by Edwards Amasa Park, Abbot Professor in Andover Theological Seminary. (Boston: Dutton & Wentworth, State printers, 1851) 59pp. Referenced in Sabin 58620; Vail p. 257. 15) "Religious liberty: a sermon delivered before His Excellency George S. Boutwell, governor, His Honor Henry W. Cushman, lieutenant governor, the honorable Council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, January 8, 1852," by Rollin Heber Neale, D.D., Pastor of the First Baptist Church, Boston. (Boston, MA: Dutton & Wentworth, State printers, 1852) 48pp. Referenced in Sabin 52170; Vail p. 27. 16) "A sermon, delivered before His Excellency George S. Boutwell, governor, His Honor Henry W. Cushman, lieutenant-governor, the honorable Council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 1853," by Samuel Wolcott, Pastor of the Congregational Church in Belchertown. (Boston, MA: White & Potter, printers to the State, 1853) 37pp. Referenced in Vail p. 257. 17) "A sermon delivered before His Excellency John H. Clifford, Governor, His Honor Elisha Huntington, Lieutenant-governor, the honorable Council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 1854," by Miner Raymond, Principal of the Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham. (Boston, MA: William White, Printer, 1854) 53pp. Referenced in Sabin 68062; Vail p. 257. 18) "A sermon delivered before His Excellency Emory Washburn, governor, His Honor W[illia]m C. Plunkett, lieutenant-governor, the honorable Council and the legislature of Massachusetts : at the annual election, Wednesday, January 3, 1855," by Samuel Kirkland Lothrop, D.D., Pastor of Brattle Street Church, Boston. (Boston, MA: William White, printer to the State, 1855) 37pp. Referenced in Sabin 42149; Vail p. 257. 19) "A sermon delivered before His Excellency Henry J. Gardner, governor, His Honor Simon Brown, lieutenant-governor, the Honorable Council and the legislature of Massachusetts at the annual election, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 1856," by Raymond Hoyt Seely, Pastor of North Congregational Church, Springfield. (Boston, MA: William White, printer to the State, 1856) 31pp. Referenced in Sabin 78859; Vail p. 257. 20) "From the Boston Courier, [Whig.] August 14, 1856. Hon. Rufus Choate on the presidential question," by Rufus Choate. (Boston: E.B. Foster & Co., 1856). Referenced in Sabin 12860n. 21) "A sermon delivered before His Excellency Henry J. Gardner, governor, His Honor H.W. Benchley, lieutenant-governor, the honorable Council, and the Legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1857," by John Pike, Pastor of the Congregational Church in Rowley, Massachusetts. (Boston: William White, Printers to the State, 1857) 37pp. Referenced in Sabin 62824; Vail p. 257. 22 & 23) [2 copies] "Christian citizenship and honest legislation: a sermon delivered before His Excellency Henry J. Gardner, His Honor Henry W. Benchley, the honorable Council, and the legislature of Massachusetts, at the annual election, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1858," by F. D. Huntington, DD, Preacher to the University at Cambridge. (Boston: William White, Printer to the State, 1858) 44pp. Referenced in Sabin 33963; Vail p. 257. 24) "A sermon delivered before His Excellency Nathaniel P. Banks, governor: His Honor Eliphalet Trask, lieutenant-governor, the honorable Council, and the General court of Massachusetts, at the annual election, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 1859," by Edward Everett Hale, Sr., Minister of the South Congregational Church, Boston. (Boston: William White, printer to the state, 1859) 37pp. Referenced in Sabin 29631; Vail p. 257. 25) "The progress of liberty, in a hundred years: an oration, delivered before the citizens of Taunton, 4th July 1876," by Charles Francis Adams. (Taunton, MA: Printed at the Office of C.A. Hack & Son, 1876) 24pp."

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