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Discourses on public occasions in America. By William Smith, D. D. Provost of the College and Academy of Philadelphia. The second edition. Containing, I. Sundry discourses during the ravages of the French and Indians, preached with a View to the explaining the Importance of the Protestant Cause in the British Colonies, and promoting a general Zeal for their Defence. II. A Thanksgiving-Discourse from Exod. xv. 1. on the Reduction of Louisbourg, and Success of the Campaign 1758. III. * A Discourse in two Parts, from Ps. ii. 8. concerning the Conversion of the Heathen-Americans, and final Propagation of Christianity and the Sciences to the Ends of the Earth. Part I. Preached before a voluntary Convention of Episcopal Clergy at Philadelphia, May 2d, 1760. Part II. Preached at the first anniversary Commencement in the College there. IV. * A Discourse from 1 Kings, viii. 13, 27, 57, 60. at the Opening of St. Peter's Church, Philadelphia, Sept. 4th, 1761. V. Two Funeral Discourses. With an appendix containing, I. *A letter to a clergyman on the Frontiers of Pennsylvania, on Braddock's defeat; concerning the Duty of Protestant Ministers in Times of Public Danger. II. An Address to the Colonies, on opening the Campaign, 1758. III. * A General Idea of the College of Mirania, and the Method of teaching Religion and Science therein; first published as a plan for a College in New-York, in the Year 1753. IV. An Account of the College and Academy of Philadelphia. V. A Charge to the first Graduates in the said College. VI. A Philosophical Meditation and Address to the Supreme Being.

Smith, William, 1727-1803.
Date
M.DCC.LXII. [1762]


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Discourses on several public occasions during the war in America

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London : printed for A. Millar, R. Griffiths, and D. Wilson, in the Strand; and G. Keith, in Gracechurch-Street, M.DCC.LXII. [1762]

Physical description

xvi,vi,7-115,[3],ii,[1],122-224,31,[3],39-160p. ; 8⁰.

Publications note

ESTC T134245
Sabin, 84599
Sabin, 84600

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Microfiche. Woodbridge, Conn. Primary Source Media 2000. 6 microfiches. (Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America ; fiches 32,077-32,082). s2000 ctu b
Microfiche. Woodbridge, Conn. Primary Source Media 2000. 5 microfiches. (Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America ; fiches 32,096-32,100). s2000 ctu b

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