SOCIETY AND RELIGION: A SERMON FOR CALIFORNIA, DELIVERED ON SABBATH EVENING, JULY 6TH...AT THE INSTALLATION OF REV. E.S. LACY, AS PASTOR OF THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, SAN FRANCISCO.

Hartford: L.E. Hunt, 1856. 32pp. Original printed rust wrappers. Early ownership inscription of George Bushnell at top of front wrapper. Small hole in center of front wrapper, not affecting text. Wrappers lightly edgeworn. Light foxing. About very good. Item #WRCAM46768

Bushnell declares the need to establish firm religious foundations in California if true prosperity is to be achieved, and encourages settlers there to put down roots in order to stem the tide of lawlessness. This sermon was preached by the prominent Connecticut Congregational minister while he was in California to recuperate his health. An edition was also printed in San Francisco the same year. COWAN, p.88 (note). GREENWOOD 657 (note).

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