Sermon on three uses of prayer : autograph manuscript
- Sermon on three uses of prayer : autograph manuscript
- Mather, Increase, 1639-1723
- Former owner:
- Brinley, George, 1817-1875
- Perkins, Frederic B. (Frederic Beecher), 1828-1899
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Colonial and Revolutionary Boston (Collection of Distinction)
Prayer--Early works to 1800
- 1 item ( p.) : paper ; 16 x 11 cm, bound
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Place of origin:
- Notes (acquisition):
Acquired in March, 1879. Formerly lot no. 1053 in the sale of the library of George Brinley.
An autograph manuscript (unsigned) of a sermon on Psalm 65 in the hand of Increase Mather. Written on a single bifolium ( pages), tipped into an album and accompanied by a transcription in the hand of F.B. Perkins.
Title from caption on BPL card catalog; date from BPL card catalog.
- Notes (object):
Prior to conservation in 2018: quarterbound in vellum and papier tourniquet. Title stamped in gilt along the spine. Ink stamp of the BPL binder dated August 19th, 1879. Bifolium currently in an archival folder, housed together with previous binding.
MS-q-Am-2176_001 - MS-q-Am-2176_004
- Call #:
RARE BKS MS q AM 2176