Two Sermons: The First from Psalm CII. 19, 20, Delivered the Lord's-Day Before the Execution of Levi Ames, Who Was Executed at Bost (Paperback)

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Title: Two sermons: the first from Psalm CII. 19, 20, delivered the Lord's-day before the execution of Levi Ames, who was executed at Boston, Thursday, October twenty-first, for burglary, aet. 22: this discourse was preached at the desire of the criminal, who also attended on the occasion: the second from Proverbs XVII. 25, preached the Lord's-day after his execution and designed as an improvement of that awful event by way of caution to others: to which is added, at the request of many, an account of the exercise of his mind, from the time of his confinement, until he left the world: together with the conversation the author had with him as he walked with him from the prison to the gallows ...

Author: Samuel Stillman

Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana


Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.

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The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification:

SourceLibrary: Huntington Library

DocumentID: SABCP03345100

CollectionID: CTRG00-B1118

PublicationDate: 17730101

SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America

Notes: "The final eight pages contain: The life, last words, and dying speech of Levi Ames, who was executed at Boston, on Thursday afternoon, the twenty-first of October, 1773, for bulglary. Taken from his own mouth, and published at his desire, as a solemn warning to all, more particularly young people. ... ... To which is added A Dialogue and a poem."--Sabin.

Collation: 31, 8] p

Product Details
ISBN: 9781275805613
ISBN-10: 1275805612
Publisher: Gale, Sabin Americana
Publication Date: February 22nd, 2012
Pages: 40
Language: English