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Early American Massachusetts Imprint Mr. Wigglesworth's Dudleian Lecture, Printed 1778

Wigglesworth, Edward. "The Authority of Tradition Considered, at the Lecture Founded by the Hon. Judge Dudley, in Harvard College, November 5, 1777."  Boston: Thomas & John Fleet, 1778. 39pp. Removed from boards, approx. 5.25 x 7.75 in. Owner's name handwritten in ink on top right "John Pence" along with the year 1777. Revolutionary War imprint contains the text of a lecture delivered by Edward Wigglesworth (1732-1794), the Hollis Chair of Divinity at the Harvard Divinity School from 1765-1792 (not to be confused with his father Edward Wigglesworth who held the chair before him, the first to hold that position). This imprint, identified on the cover as "Mr. Wigglesworth's Dudleian Lecture," presents a staunch attack on Roman Catholics and their Church.

Condition:

Expected toning throughout, but overall good despite removal from boards. Purple handstamp of Lawrence, MA, library appears on both title pages.

Estimate: $200 - $400
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