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    Tappan, David: A SERMON PREACHED BEFORE HIS EXCELLENCY JOHN HANCOCK, ESQ. GOVERNOUR; HIS HONOR SAMUEL ADAMS, ESQ. LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOUR; ...OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, MAY 30, 1792. BEING THE DAY OF GENERAL ELECTION. Boston: 1792. 39, [1 blank] pp, lacks the half title. Disbound, scattered foxing. Good+.
    Tappan recommends "a liberal and patriotick combination for the general good" of the Christian ministry and civil political leaders. However, he supports the separation of church and state. Tappan rejects the civil establishment of religion as an unholy alliance "of political and priestly ambition, aided by equal cunning."
    FIRST EDITION. Evans 24841.


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