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December 15th 1774-Dated Revolutionary War Era, Imprint titled, "THANKSGIVING DISCOURSE," Intolerable Acts & Boston Port Bill Calamities, A Discourse Preached by John Lathrop, Minister, Boston, MA, Very Fine. John Lathrop (1740-1816) was a Congregationalist Minister in Boston, Massachusetts, during the Revolutionary and early Republic periods. Lathrop was born 1740 and served as Minister of the Second Church, Boston from 1768-1816. In 1776, during the British occupation of Boston, the Second Church was burnt for firewood by British soldiers. Lathrop was considered an American Patriot. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1790, and a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1813. This Revolutionary War era Imprint is titled: "Being the day recommended By the Provincial Congress, To Be Observed in Thanksgiving to God for Blessings enjoyed; and humiliation on account of public Calamities," 39 pages, 5.5" x 8.5", self-wrappers, unstitched; browning and some foxing; uncut and mostly unopened. Front pages are loose. A political sermon denouncing the Intolerable Acts, including the Boston Port Bill. This rare Imprint with the usual ink corrections to the word "Provincial" on the title. Evans 13370; Adams, American Independence 121.
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1774 John Lathrop Discourse Intolerable Acts-Boston Port Bill Calamities Imprint

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Auction closed on Saturday, January 29, 2022.
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