THE SEPARATION OF THE JEWISH TRIBES AFTER THE DEATH OF SOLOMON, ACCOUNTED FOR, AND APPLIED TO THE PRESENT DAY IN A SERMON PREACHED BEFORE THE GENERAL COURT, ON FRIDAY, JULY THE 4th, 1777. BEING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCY. William. Pastor of the Third Church in Roxbury Gordon.

THE SEPARATION OF THE JEWISH TRIBES AFTER THE DEATH OF SOLOMON, ACCOUNTED FOR, AND APPLIED TO THE PRESENT DAY IN A SERMON PREACHED BEFORE THE GENERAL COURT, ON FRIDAY, JULY THE 4th, 1777. BEING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCY.

Boston [MA]: J. Gill, Printer to the General Assembly, 1777. The first Fourth of July anniversary oration. First edition. 8vo. [3] - 37 pp. Sewn, as issued, but without the half-title. A little worn, some ink stains, scattered foxing. With several textual correction in ink, likely by the author. [Later an errata sheet was printed for some copies, including these same textual corrections]. With a contemporary ink inscription on the verso of the last leaf: "the gift of Dr. W. Gordon/ to G. Woods march 17th 1786."
Evans 15317. Rosenbach [Judaica] 69 (with full page illustration of the title page): A sermon "read at this, the first Fourth of July celebration held in America." Rev. Gordon was chaplain to the Provincial Congress of Massachusetts and wrote a four-volume history of the Revolution. Well represented in institutional libraries, uncommon in the trade. Item #64533

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