Pick and shovel explorations. A series of Sunday evening lectures.

Kerr, Thomas.

Published by Morning Star Printing, Rockford, IL, 1890
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The WorldCat record has this excellent explanation of this pamphlet: "A series of four lectures delivered in March of 1890 in Rockford, Illinois, by Dr. Thomas Kerr, a Scottish immigrant, medical doctor and former Baptist minister expelled because of his liberal views. In 1870 he organized the Church of the Christian Union with 65 Rockford Unitarians who were without a minister. These lectures describe and discuss tablets and other archaeological finds discovered mid-nineteenth century in what was Babylon (present day Iraq). Dr. Kerr had recently returned from a trip to London and Paris where he had viewed these relics in the British Museum and the Louvre. He discusses the 'disclosures that have come from the study of archaeology' as they relate to the 'religious idea' and how they have 'placed the religious in a new light'." NUC and WorldCat locate => only the copy at the Rockford, IL, public library. Evidence of Readership: Pencil notes on front wrapper, pencil notations in some margins and some underlining; "no" appears next to several assertions about "scientific discoveries" as to Akkadian; and a paragraph of 18 lines on p. 37 is completely, neatly excised (costing lines on verso also) ? though whether the clipping was done for posting/sharing (or for "preservation" in a scrapbook), or as an act of censorship, is unknowable. Small 8vo. 40 pp. Original printed wrappers; "evidence of readership" as above. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 34323

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Title: Pick and shovel explorations. A series of ...

Publisher: Morning Star Printing, Rockford, IL

Publication Date: 1890

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