American Unitarianism; A Brief History Of "The Progress And Present State Of The Unitarian Churches In America" Together with Other Period Tracts Published between 1809 and 1815 and Now Bound Together in One Volume
1815. Hardcover. Full calf, black label panel with gilt rules and lettering [Controversy] and gilt rules simulating raised bands; all edges of the cover tooled in black. All the tracts bear the period ink signature of James R. Wheelock, one of the author's of the 9th tract included here. Each paginated separately, the total number of pages being 541`. The tracts include: 1) Belsham, American Unitarianism: or A Brief History of "the Progress and Present State of the Unitarian Churches in America," Compiled from Document and Information communicated by the Rev. James Freeman, D. D. And William Wells Jun. Esq. Of Boston, and from other Unitarian Gentlemen in this Country. Fourth Edition, Printed by Nathaniel Willis, Boston, 1815, 48 pg. 2) The Panoplist Review of American Unitarianism, Samuel T. Armstrong, Boston, 31pp, 3) A Letter to the Rev. Samuel C. Thacher, on the Aspersions Contained in a Late Number of the Panoplist, on the Ministers of Boston and the Vicinity, William E. Channing, Third Edition, Wells and Lilly, Boston, 1815, 36pp. 4) A Letter to the Rev. William E. Channing, on the subject of his letter to the Rev. Samuel C. Thatcher, relating to the Review in the Panoplist of American Unitarianism, Samuel Worcester, Second Edition, Samuel T. Armstrong, Boston, 1815, 39pp. 5) Remarks on The Rev. Dr. Worcester's Letter to Mr. Channing, on the "Review of American Unitarianism" in a Late Panoplist, William E. Channing, Second Edition, Wells and Lilly, Boston, 1815, 39pp. 6) Second Letter to the Rev. William E. Channing, on the Subject of Unitarianism, Samuel Worcester, D. D, Samuel T. Armstrong, Boson, 1815, 44 pp. 7) Sketches of the History of Dartmouth College and Moors' Charity School, with a particular account of some late remarkable proceedings of the Board of Trustees, from the year 1779 to the Year 1815, 88 pp. 8) A Candid, Analytical Review of the "Sketches of the History of Dartmouth College and Moors' Charity School, with a Particular Account of Some Late Remarkable Proceedings of the Board of Trustes, from the Year 1779 to the Year 1815, 32pp, period ink inscription at bottom of Title page, [eligible short word] by Elijah Parish D. D. ] 9) A True and Concise Narrative of the Origin and Progress of the Church Difficulties, in the Vicinity of Dartmouth College, in Hanover. TheSame Being the Origin of Presiodent Wheelock's Disaffection to the Trustees and Professors of the College, with Document Relative thereto, by Benoni Dewey, James Wheelock, and Ben. J. Gilbert, A Committee of the Congregational Church there, appointed for the purpose, Charles Spear, Hanover, NH, 1815, 68 pp. 10) A Vindication of the Official Conduct of the Trustees of Dartmouth College in Answer to "Sketches of the History of Dartmouth College, " and "A Candid Analytical Review of the Sketches," &tc. Published by the Trustees, George Hough, Concord, September 1815, 104 pp. 11) Eulogium on the Rev. John Smith, D. D, Professor of the Learned Languages at Dartmouth College, by the President, C. & W. S. Spear, Hanover, NH, 1809, 15pp. Minimal marks, Maine State Library; period ink signature of James R. Wheelock; some period ink marginal notes in his hand; some bottom margins trimmed to remove his notes; some rubbing to leather; otherwise clean solid copy of scarce period tracts. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Very Good .
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Keywords: American History Religion Unitarian Congregational Controversy 18th And 19th Century Dartmouth College John Wheelock