[Philadelphia : John W. Scott] Folio (31.5 cm; 12.5"). pp. 6972.. 1813 A single issue of this early religious newspaper that began publication on 4 September 1813 and ceased in 1823. It touted itself as "Containing biographical sketches, theological essays, accounts of revivals of religion, missionary information, together with a variety of other articles of an evangelical and ecclesiastical nature." We offer a single issue: number 18, for 31 December 1813. In this issue: extract of a missionary sermon by Jedediah Morse, the fourth annual report of the New York Bible society with notice of the arrive in Philadelphia of the stereoplates for printing the first Bible in America via that method. .
Old sewing holes in inner margin. Waterstaining. Inner margins irregular with loss of paper. (Inventory #: 36024)
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