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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 12/7/2017
Broadside, “PUNISHMENT OF CRIME IN THEORY AND CRIME IN ACT” 1pp. 10”x16-1/2”, Portland, Maine, 1850, and reads in small part: “...Whoever will make themselves acquainted with history will find that till within a few centuries well meaning and good intentioned persons, both among Protestants and Catholics, honestly believed that it was right and necessary to punich men for erroneous sentiments in matters of religion. They did not think themselves justified to leave it to the Lord to support his own truth...It is enjoined in the New Testament, and hence is a duty, for man to rule and govern in his own family. Beyond this, there is no warrant in the New Testament for exercising authority and rule over men, much less to punish them. And to assume such power and authority, is to usurp the prerogative of God, and take ourselves from under his protection - which, ere long, will be found to be the only safe and sure protection that men will have...” Much more. Fine condition.
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Only God Should Punish - 1850’s Broadside

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $121.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
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