Fast sermon preached upon the Treaty of Paris, which ended the French & Indian War

manuscript; Colonial Wars]; Dunster, Isaiah

Published by 14 April 1763, [Harwich, MA?], 1763
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Original wraps; 12mo; completely full, with 34 manuscript pages, numerous emendataions, with one revised page pinned into the volume. Later sticker at top corner of front cover, not infringing upon text. The Treaty of Paris ended the French and Indian War on 10 February 1763. By April, news was just reaching the English colonies. This sermon was delivered from Daniel 2:20-21, and reads, in part, "we no longer hear ye alarm of war, but hope for ye establishment of peace on very advantageous terms to us who dwell in this land. Let us consider yt it is God who hath given us this quietness." It is not signed, but Dunster's name is penciled on the wrapper, and the handwriting matches Dunster manuscripts held at Harvard University. A notation on the front cover shows that he delivered this sermon again in 1773 and 1786. Isaiah Dunster (1720-1791) was a Congregational minister at Harwich on Cape Cod from 1748 until his death in 1791. His headstone in Brewster Cemetery says of him that he was "The most beloved Pastor of the First Church in Harwich. He graduated at the University in Cambridge. In native Town was ordained Nov'r 18 1748. After a judicious, pertinent and faithful discharge of related ministerial duties, satisfied with Life and confident of Immortality He died Jan 18 1791 in the 71 year of his age and 43 of his Ministry." This remarkable manuscript is an extremely scarce pre-Revolutionary survival. Bookseller Inventory # D7017

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Title: Fast sermon preached upon the Treaty of ...

Publisher: 14 April 1763, [Harwich, MA?]

Publication Date: 1763

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Near Fine

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