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A Discourse Delivered in Middleborough, Mass. August 20, 1812, Being the Day of the National Fast

Barker, Joseph

Published by Samuel T. Armstrong, Printer, Boston, 1812
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Pamphlet, disbound from a larger volume. 24pp. A speech/sermon discussing the War of 1812, interspersing biblical anecdotes among references to war and its causes. Barker touches upon the supposed injustices of England infringing upon the rights of the United States, including control over the ocean, etc. Barker also cites historical references including the Revolutionary War, Burgoyne, Cornwallis, and Washington, as well as referencing the strength of the U.S. Constitution and the obligation of states to uphold the law-speaking against a potential dissolution of the union. Joseph Barker was a member of both the US House of Representatives and Massachusetts state legislature, as well as being a minister. GOOD condition. Moderate to heavy foxing to the front page, with minor to moderate foxing throughout. General browning to the paper. Faint ownership signature at the upper right corner of the front page. Remains of binding along the spine. A few faint creases present. Not in Sabin. Bookseller Inventory # 004941

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Title: A Discourse Delivered in Middleborough, Mass...

Publisher: Samuel T. Armstrong, Printer, Boston

Publication Date: 1812

Binding: Pamphlet

Book Condition:Good

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