VIE DU CARDINAL DE CHEVERUS, ARCHEVEQUE DE BORDEAUX.

Paris & Lyon. 1837. iv,415pp. Portrait. Half title. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Somewhat rubbed, boards bit discolored, scattered foxing. Good. Item #WRCAM15485

A biography of the first Catholic bishop of Boston. He sailed for Boston in the fall of 1796, and for a time served among the Penobscots of Maine. He acted as priest and doctor in the New England Region, although Bishop (and later archbishop) Carroll offered him more lucrative positions. An important and early chapter in the history of Catholicism in America. SABIN 33555. DAB IV, pp.61-62.

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