MINUTES OF THE FLORIDA BAPTIST ASSOCIATION, HELD WITH EBENEZER CHURCH, JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT ITS FIRST ANNUAL SESSION, COMMENCING ON SATURDAY, THE FOURTEENTH DAY OF OCTOBER, A.D., 1843.

Tallahassee, (FL): Printed at the Sentinel Office, 1843. First edition of the minutes for the first annual session. 8vo. (8) pp. In addition to the minutes, prints a "declaration of sentiments and faith of the Florida Baptist Association," rules of decorum, and a list of the association churches, with names of delegates and other information for each. Signed in type by John Broome, moderator, and Samuel C. Craft, clerk. Servies 2839 (for this edition, but notes "Earliest issue recorded: 3d, 1845" [State Library of Florida only], for which, cf. Servies 3007). For OCLC's serial entry, five holding locations are noted, but the earliest minutes for any of them appear to be those for the 1849 session. Good copy of an apparently previously unlocated early Florida imprint. Disbound pamphlet (brittle paper chipped and repaired and reattached at the hinges with tissue which is darkened and reinforced across the lower edges of text, occasionally affecting or obscuring a few words. (#7509). Item #59025

Price: $750.00

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