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Discourses on public occasions in America. [microform] By William Smith.

By: Smith, William, 1727-1803.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London, Printed for A. Millar [etc.] 1762Edition: 2d ed.Description: 160 p. 21 cm.Subject(s): United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Sermons | Learned institutions and societies -- New York (State) -- New York | University of Pennsylvania -- HistoryLOC classification: E199 | .S405
Partial contents:
I. no. 1. A letter concerning the office and duty of Protestant ministers, especially in times of public danger and calamity; written to a clergyman on the frontiers of Pennsylvania, on General Braddock's defeat.--no. 2. An earnest address to the colonies, at the opening of the campaign, 1758.--II, no. 1. A general idea of the College of Mirania; first published in the year 1753, as a plan for a college in New York.--no. 2. Account of the College and academy of Philadelphia.--no. 3. A charge delivered to the graduates at the first anniversary commencement in the College of Philadelphia.--III. A philosophical meditation, and religious address to the Supreme Being.
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Microform University of Texas At Tyler
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AM.CUL.SER.II REEL #471.25 (Browse shelf) Not for loan 0000001059179

First edition, 1759, has title: Discourses on several public occasions during the war in America. Preached chiefly with a view to the explaining the importance of the Protestant cause, in the British colonies; and the advancement of religion, patriotism and military virtue. Among which are a discourse on adversity; and also a discourse, On planting the sciences, and the propagation of Christianity, in the untutored parts of the earth. With an appendix.

Contains two additional discourses not found in 1st edition.

I. no. 1. A letter concerning the office and duty of Protestant ministers, especially in times of public danger and calamity; written to a clergyman on the frontiers of Pennsylvania, on General Braddock's defeat.--no. 2. An earnest address to the colonies, at the opening of the campaign, 1758.--II, no. 1. A general idea of the College of Mirania; first published in the year 1753, as a plan for a college in New York.--no. 2. Account of the College and academy of Philadelphia.--no. 3. A charge delivered to the graduates at the first anniversary commencement in the College of Philadelphia.--III. A philosophical meditation, and religious address to the Supreme Being.

Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms [n.d.] (American culture series, Reel 471.25).

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