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Sermon on three uses of prayer : autograph manuscript

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Item Information

Title:
Sermon on three uses of prayer : autograph manuscript
Creator:
Mather, Increase, 1639-1723
Former owner:
Brinley, George, 1817-1875
Contributor:
Perkins, Frederic B. (Frederic Beecher), 1828-1899
Date:
[1680?–1689?]
Format:
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Colonial and Revolutionary Boston (Collection of Distinction)
Subjects:
Prayer--Early works to 1800
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 item ([4] p.) : paper ; 16 x 11 cm, bound
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Place of origin:
Boston, Massachusetts
Notes (acquisition):
Acquired in March, 1879. Formerly lot no. 1053 in the sale of the library of George Brinley.
Notes:
An autograph manuscript (unsigned) of a sermon on Psalm 65 in the hand of Increase Mather. Written on a single bifolium ([4] 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.
Language:
English
Identifier:
MS-q-Am-2176_001 - MS-q-Am-2176_004
Call #:
RARE BKS MS q AM 2176
Barcode:
39999085870838