Congregational and Presbyterian Religious Literature, 1812-1890

Collection Summary

Title: Congregational and Presbyterian Religious Literature, 1812-1890
Call Number: MS 87-29
Size: 0.5 linear feet
Acquisition: Source unknown
Processed By: LTM, 5-20-1987; Reprocessed by JEF, 1-28-1998; MN, 10-2008
Note: None
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

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Content Note

This collection of Congregational and Presbyterian religious literature contains sermons, ordination and dedicatory addresses, and proceedings of mission and benevolent societies in and around the New England region. Dating from 1812 to 1890, these documents discuss theological and religious issues.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 The knowledge of the Lord filling the Earth. A sermon delivered in Boston, June 4, 1812 before the Massachusetts Bible Society, being their third Anniversary. By Thomas Baldwin, D.D., Pastor of the Second Baptist Church in Boston.
Box 1 FF 2 A sermon delivered at Linebrook Parish, Rowley, May 2, 1813. Occasioned by the author's dismission from that people. By Gilbert T. Williams, A.B., late minister of that place, Haverhill, Massachusetts.
Box 1 FF 3 A sermon preached before the Massachusetts Missionary Society, at their Annual Meeting in Boston, May 24, 1814. By Otis Thompson, A.M., pastor of the church in Rehoboth.
Box 1 FF 4 A sermon, preached at New Haven, Con. before the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, at the Ninth Annual Meeting, Sept. 10, 1818. By Samuel Springs, D.D., pastor of the North Congregational Church in Newburyport.
Box 1 FF 5 A sermon preached at Boston, before the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, at the Tenth Annual Meeting, Sept. 16, 1819. By Joseph Lyman, pastor of the church in Hatfield.
Box 1 FF 6 Proceedings of the General Association of Connecticut, June, 1820.
Box 1 FF 7 A sermon delivered in the Middle Church, New Haven, Con. Sept. 12, 1822, at the ordination of the Reverend Messrs. William Goodell, William Richards, and Artemas Bishop, as evangelists and missionaries to the heathen. By Samuel Miller, D.D., professor of ecclesiastical history and church government, in the Theological Seminary of the Presbyterian Church, in the United States, at Princeton, New Jersey.
Box 1 FF 8 Influence of Christian truth. A sermon preached in Northampton, Mass. Sept. 21, 1825, at the Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. By Joshua Bates, D.D., President of Middlebury College.
Box 1 FF 9 The universal extension of messiah's kingdom. A sermon delivered in the North Church, New-Haven, Con. Sept. 12, 1822, before the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, at their Thirteenth Annual Meeting. By Alexander Proudfit, D.D.
Box 1 FF 10 A discourse, delivered before the Second Congregational Society in Worcester, on the eighth day of April, 1827, The Lord's day following the ordination of Rev. Alonzo Hill. By Aaron Bancroft, D.D., senior pastor.
Box 1 FF 11 The Judgment Day: A Sacred Poem. By R. T. Garland, Harmony-Row, Taunton, 1833.
Box 1 FF 12 The life and death of a faithful minister. A discourse delivered May 10, 1839, at the interment of Reverend Sylvester G. Pierce, Pastor of the First Congregational Church in Methuen. By Samuel C. Jackson, pastor of the West Church in Andover.
Box 1 FF 13 New-England:--- her character and destiny. An address delivered before the Societies of Religious Inquiry in Amherst College and the University of Vermont, at their anniversaries, 1841. By Rev. John Todd.
Box 1 FF 14 An address delivered at the fourth anniversary of the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, South Hadley, Mass. July 29, 1841. By B. B. Edwards, professor of Hebrew in the Theol. Seminary, Andover.
Box 1 FF 15 Preparation for Death. A sermon, preached in the church in Brattle Square, March 5, 1843, the Sunday after the interment of Hon. Peter O. Thacher, judge of the municipal court. By S. K. Lothrop, pastor of the church in Brattle Square.
Box 1 FF 16 The object, subjects, and methods of the ministry at large. A discourse delivered before the Benevolent Fraternity of Churches, in the Federal Street Meeting-House, April 9, 1848. By Ezra S. Gannett.
Box 1 FF 17 The leaven of the world. A sermon preached at the Ordination of Rev. Joshua Young, Pastor of the New North Church in Boston, Thursday, Feb. 1, 1849. By Rev. Frederic H. Hedge, pastor of a church in Bangor. With the charge, and the right hand of fellowship.
Box 1 FF 18 The doctrine of endless punishment for the sins of this life, unchristian and unreasonable. Two discourses, delivered in Hollis Street Church. By Rev. Thomas Starr King.
Box 1 FF 19 Plymouth Pulpit: A Weekly Publication of the Sermons Preached by Henry Ward Beecher. Vol. I, No. 2, Saturday, October 3, 1868.
Box 1 FF 20 Memorial Volume of Salem Church, Boston, Mass. 1874.
Box 1 FF 21 Fourth Annual Report of the American College and Education Society. Presented at the annual meeting, held in the city of Boston, May 28, 1878.
Box 1 FF 22 Sixth Annual Report of the American College and Education Society. Presented at the annual meeting, held in the city of Boston, May 25, 1880.
Box 1 FF 23 Eighth Annual Report of the American College and Education Society. Presented at the annual meeting, held in the city of Boston, May 30, 1882.
Box 1 FF 24 Rededication June 5, 1890, of the reconstructed Old White Meeting House, Woodstock, Vermont.