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    Thacher, Peter: A SERMON, PREACHED IN BOSTON, FEBRUARY 12, 1795, IN THE AUDIENCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS CONGREGATIONAL CHARITABLE SOCIETY; WHEN A COLLECTION WAS MADE FOR THE RELIEF OF THE INDIGENT WIDOWS AND ORPHANS OF DECEASED MINISTERS. Boston: 1795. 24pp, untrimmed, half title, stitched (last page loose). Light scattered foxing, light wear and browning. Very Good.
    This sermon provides some insight on the financial straits of 18th century New England ministers, dependent on their flock for a small salary and, apparently, always delighted to receive gifts of necessaries. FIRST EDITION. Evans 29616.


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