A LETTER TO A FRIEND, CONTAINING REMARKS ON CERTAIN PASSAGES IN A SERMON PREACHED, BY THE RIGHT REVEREND FATHER IN GOD, JOHN LORD BISHOP OF LANDAFF, BEFORE THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE GOSPEL IN FOREIGN PARTS, AT THEIR ANNIVERSARY MEETING IN THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. MARY-LE-BOW, FEBRUARY 20. 1767. IN WHICH THE HIGHEST REPROACH IS UNDESERVEDLY CAST UPON THE AMERICAN COLONIES.

Boston: Kneeland and Adams, 1767. 56pp. Stitched as issued. Light wear and loss to lower left corner, light staining. About very good. Untrimmed. Item #WRCAM29140

Chauncy's reply to criticisms levied in England that the people of the American colonies had not been rigorous in upholding and promoting the tenets of their faith, especially in regards to missionary work. Chauncy (1705- 87) was the minister of the First Church in Boston for sixty years, and is also the author of the first account in book form of Braddock's defeat during the French and Indian War. NAIP w020655. EVANS 10579. HOWES C330. SABIN 12318. AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 67-3a. NELSON 2.

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