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Discourses on public occasions in America /
by William Smith.

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Main Author: Smith, William, 1727-1803.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed for A. Millar, 1762.
Edition: 2d ed.
Subjects: University of Pennsylvania > University of Pennsylvania / History.
New York (N.Y.) > New York (N.Y.) / Learned institutions and societies.
United States > United States / History > United States / History / French and Indian War, 1754-1763.
Note: Appendix.--I. no. 1. A letter concerning the office and duty of Protestant ministers, especially in times of public danger and calamity ; written to a clergyman on the frontiers of Pennsylvania, on General Braddock's defeat.--no. 2. An earnest address to the colonies, at the opening of the campaign, 1758. --II, no. 1. A general idea of the College of Mirania ; first published in the year, 1753, as a plan for a college in New York.--no. 2. Account of the College and academy of Philadelphia.--no. 3. A charge delivered to the graduates at the first anniversary commencement in the College of Philadelphia.--III. A philosophical meditation, and religious address to the Supreme Being.
Contains two additional discourses not found in 1st edition.
First edition, 1759, has title : Discourses on several public occasions during the war in America. Preached chiefly with a view to the explaining the importance of the Protestant cause, in the British colonies; and the advancement of religion, patriotism and military virtue. Among which are a discourse on adversity ; and also a discourse, On planting the sciences, and the propagation of Christianity, in the untutored parts of the earth. With an appendix ...
Physical Description: xvi, 224, 160 p. ; 20 cm.
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