A Sermon Preached before His Excellency Francis Barnard, Esq; Governor, His Honor Thomas Hutchinson, Esq; Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable His Majesty's Council, and the Honourable House of Representatives, of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, May 27th, 1767, Being the Anniversary for the Election of His Majesty's Council for the Province.

Boston: Printed by Green and Russell, 1767. First edition. 8vo. 60 pp. With the half-title. With the Stamp Act two years in the past and the Townsend duties on the horizon, Bridge views the scene: "As to the British colonies in North-America, whose respective governments are modelled conformably to the government of the nation, under the same sovereign, how happy are they, in the enjoyment of the same liberties and privileges, as our brethren, in our mother country? What a lasting foundation is hereby laid for continual union and harmony, and a mutual dependence between the parent and her children? May there never more, be any attempts from any quarter or by any means or instruments to divide them." Sabin 7805. Evans 10569. Foxed, ink "2" at head of half-title, else a very good copy. Disbound pamphlet. (#5870). Item #58551

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