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THE TEMPORAL SUPPORT OF THE OSPEL MINISTRY IS A DIVINE APPOINTMENT; - THE SCRIPTURAL PROOF OF WHICH IS EXHIBITED IN A SERMON, PREACHED AT AURELIUS, OCTOBER 6TH, 1802, AT THE INSTALLATION OF THE REV. DAVID HIGGINS, TO THE PASTORAL CARE OF THE CONGREGATIO
Author
Williston, Seth.
Record Number
BOOKS288566
ISBN/Call Number
Notes
Owego: [1802]. [1803 was the event]. 48 pages, errata, moderately foxed and soiled, hand sewn contemporary plain wrappers. An early and scarce Owego, New York imprint. For a biography of Williston, described here as a "Missionary from Connecticut," see DAB. He says that Higgins has "the honor to be the first settled minister of our order in this beautiful extent of country, Onondaga and Cayuga." An Appendix includes "An Address to the Inhabitants in the New Settlements ...' by Williston. First Edition. Sabin 104533. AI 3567 with 3 locations. The printer was Daniel Cruger (1780-1843) who operated the first printing press in Owego 1801-1803. He sold the business to Henry Steward and Stephen Mack. They published the American Constellation Newspaper. Reference - Faibisuff & Hillman BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NEWSPAPERS IN FOURTEEN NEW YORK STATE COUNTIES 1973. pages 335-36. "Congregational Church - Religious services had been held prior to the organization of this church, in barns and dwelling-houses, and conducted by Rev. Seth Williston ... This church was formed ... November 17, 1803." page 267 OF W. B. Gay HISTORICAL GAZETTEER OF TIOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK, 1785 - 1888. Seth Williston gave the first sermon in Candor. - Avery. History of the Susquehanna Valley.
Book Size, Pages, Condition Description
Book Condition
G
DJ Condition
No Dustjacket
Illustrations
Edition
Cover
Wraps
Publisher
Place Published
Publication Date
1802
$ 500.00