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Edward Hitchcock sermon, 1822 March 14

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Title:
Edward Hitchcock sermon, 1822 March 14
Description:
A sermon by Edward Hitchcock preached at the funeral of Captain Lucius Allis on March 14, 1822. Hitchcock quotes Genesis 15:15, explaining the context of the verse. He goes on to discuss what a "good old age" is and what it means for an old man to die in peace, ending with a discussion of the character and life of Captain Allis.
Creator:
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Date:
[ca. March 14, 1822]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Sermons
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 9 Folder 23 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Sermons
Death and burial
Funeral sermons
Death
Religious aspects
Christianity
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Allis, Lucius, 1737-1822
1800-1899
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
1 item (8 pages)
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Terms of Use:
Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found.
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Place of origin:
Conway (Mass.)
Language:
English