The Voice of God in Calamity; or, Reflections on the Loss of the Steam-Boat “Home,” October 9, 1837: A Sermon Delivered in the Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, on Sabbath Morning, October 22, 1837

Charleston, (SC): Printed and published by Jenkins & Hussey, 1837. Fourth edition, with a new preface. 8vo. 32 pp. List of passengers, mostly from South Carolina, on final page (with an ink note concerning one). 95 passengers and crew were lost in the disaster, the sinking of the packet in a violent storm. An appendix (pp. 23-31) prints "Narrative of the Loss of the Steam-Packet Home," by B.B. Hussey, one of the surviving passengers, "approved by the other passengers now in Charleston." Sabin 85338: "The text of all the editions listed are from the same setting of type with slight variations in the preliminary pages." American Imprints 46840. Turnbull II, p. 396 (this edition). Persistent foxing, a good copy. Disbound pamphlet (spine reinforced with Japanese tissue). (#7502). Item #60497

Price: $250.00

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