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    Declaration Signer Roger Sherman Signed Book: An Enquiry Concerning the Design and Importance of Christian Baptism and Discipline by Nathan Williams, Pastor of the Church of Christ in Tolland (Hartford: Hudson and Goodwin, 1788), likely first edition, 86 pages, removed from bound volume, no wraps, 12mo (5.25" x 7.75"), Sherman's copy- signed by him "Roger Sherman's" on the title page at the upper right. A devout Congregationalist, Sherman once said to Congress in 1789 "It appears to me best that this article [the First Amendment] should be omitted entirely: Congress has no power to make any religious establishments, it is therefore unnecessary." Good condition, edges rough, tear on front (title) page. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
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