Scarce printed sermon dated August 26th 1806 by Joseph Lathrop titled; Steadfastness in Religion. Joseph Lathrop (1731-1820) was born in Norwich, Connecticut, and graduated from Yale University in 1754. Following graduation he taught grammar school in Springfield, Massachusetts, and studied for the ministry with the Rev. Robert Breck (Harvard, 1730) and was ordained a Congregationalist minister in 1756 in West Springfield, Massachusetts, where he served the remainder of his life. He was awarded the DD by Yale in 1791 and by Harvard in 1811. His sermons have been published in seven volumes, from 1796 to 1821.
This 5” X 9 ½ inch edition was printed by Henry Brewer of Springfield, Mass in said year of 1806.
Condition Report: Complete with 43 unaltered pages. Water/humidity Stains and foxing consistent with age.
Item ID: 2326