The Articles of Faith and Practice, with the Covenant, that Is Confessed by the Separate Churches of Christ in General in This Land; also, A Discourse, Holding Forth the Great Privileges of the Church of Jesus Christ, and the Same Privileges Vindicated from the Sacred Scriptures, and Some Points of Practice in the Church of Christ, that Are in Great Dispute between the Learned and Unlearned, Fairly Settled in a Line of Divine Truth.

Newport, (RI): Printed by J. Franklin, 1750. First edition. Small 8vo. 432 pp. A staunch Separatist, Frothingham led a congregation in Wethersfield, Connecticut, while writing this book advocating religious liberty, eventually moving on to Middletown. Evans 6504. Some interior soiling, several signatures pulled, trimmed close in binding (affecting some letters in catch-words), a good copy only of an early Rhode Island religious text printed by the nephew of Benjamin Franklin. Contemporary calf (very rubbed and worn, spine partly eroded, corners and edges bumped). (#5827). Item #58607

Price: $850.00

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