TO CHRISTIAN MOTHERS. [caption title, followed by 12 paragraphs of text, including five numbered advantages to be gained by membership in Maternal Associations established by churches]

NP: np, nd [ca. 1840?]. Printed broadside, 13 x 8 inches, the title in bold capitals. The five advantages include (1) “unrestrained communication with others,” (2) ”the best works on education [are] explained, “ (3) “they fasten the attention of every mother on the great and responsible work of educating her immortal children for heaven,” (4) “opportunity is afforded to present the united prayer of faith,” and (5) one “may learn how to take their infants to the Savior.” For a history of Maternal Associations, see Richard A. Meckel’s “Educating a Ministry of Mothers: Evangelical Maternal Associations, 1815-1860 (“Journal of the Early Republic, Vol. 2, No. 4, Winter, 1982, pp. 403-423). Not recorded in American Imprints. Apparently not recorded on OCLC. Old folds (several small breaks at corner folds, some edgewear, not affecting text), some foxing, a good copy. Item #65843

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