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1789 Octavo First Edition Pamphlet Sermons By David Tappan, Amariah Frost, And David Kellogg-Likely Owned By Reverend Jacob Cushing

1789 Octavo First Edition Pamphlet Sermons By David Tappan, Amariah Frost, And David Kellogg-Likely Owned By Reverend Jacob Cushing

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Importance: David Tappan (1752-1803) was an American theologian. He occupied the Hollis Chair at Harvard Divinity School until his death in 1803. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1796. He graduated from Harvard University in 1771. He was also a strong supporter of the American Revolution and later the French Revolution.

Reverend David Kellogg was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1755. He began his studies under Reverend David Parsons and later graduated from Dartmouth College in 1775. After engaging in theological studies, he preached in Concord and eventually settled in Framingham. Initially declining an invitation to become minister due to the Revolutionary War's disruptions, he accepted in 1780. Kellogg's ministry spanned nearly fifty years, marked by his steadfast adherence to traditional Congregationalist principles and a calm, logical preaching style. He retired in 1830 due to age-related infirmities and passed away peacefully in 1843, revered for his integrity and contributions to his community.

Sources: *Wikipedia. *Barry, William. “The Settlement of Rev. David Kellogg.” A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, J. Munroe and Company, 1847, pp. 121–126.

Binding: Disbound Octavo Pamphlet.

Provenance: Recto of the title page is inscribed D.F.B & X & Jacob Cushing

Likely signed by the following: Jacob Cushing (1730-1809) was born in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1748, where he received a Benjamin Browne Scholarship and served as Scholar of the House. He was ordained at Waltham, Massachusetts, in 1752. He was a moderator of the Cambridge Association and during the Revolutionary War served as Scribe of the State Convention of the Clergy, giving the convention sermon in 1789.

Source: *Cushing, Jacob. Sermons, 1764-1798., bMS 488. Harvard Divinity School Library, Harvard University.

Collation & Notes: A4 ([A1r] G.T.P.), B4, C4, D4, E4, F2 (ends F2v). [22] ff. (44 pages).

Complete, with an original title page. Vertical chain lines, but D & E with horizontal chain lines. WorldCat & OCLC records 8 copies. Evans 22175.

Condition: Leaves (8” x 4.6875”). F2 corners cut & verso browned.

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