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 25th, 1768, Being the Anniversary for the Election of His Majesty's Council for Said Province. Daniel Shute, "Pastor of the Third Church in Hingham"
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 25th, 1768, Being the Anniversary for the Election of His Majesty's Council for Said Province.
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 25th, 1768, Being the Anniversary for the Election of His Majesty's Council for Said Province.

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 25th, 1768, Being the Anniversary for the Election of His Majesty's Council for Said Province.

Boston, New-England: Printed by Richard Draper, 1768. First edition. 8vo. 70 pp. With the half-title. With the Townsend Acts put in place the previous year and a fresh contingent of British troops only months in the future, Shute declares "the security of our liberty and property by the fundamental laws of our civil constitution is the strongest motive to maintain an inviolable attachment to it ... arbitrary and oppressive measures in the state would indeed dispirit the people and weaken the nerves of industry, and in their consequences lead to poverty and ruin." Sabin 80802. Evans 11071. Foxed, ink numeral "3" at head of half-title, early ink names on half-title and rear blank, ink annotations on several leaves, else a very good copy. Disbound pamphlet. (#5871). Item #58555

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