Memoirs of the life of Mrs. Sarah Osborn, who died at Newport, Rhodeisland [sic], on the second day of August, 1796. In the eighty-third year of her age. Samuel Hopkins.
Memoirs of the life of Mrs. Sarah Osborn, who died at Newport, Rhodeisland [sic], on the second day of August, 1796. In the eighty-third year of her age

Memoirs of the life of Mrs. Sarah Osborn, who died at Newport, Rhodeisland [sic], on the second day of August, 1796. In the eighty-third year of her age

Worcester: Leonard Worcester, 1799. First edition, 12mo, pp. 380; full contemporary sheep; spine ends chipped, the binding rubbed and worn; a good copy. Early American bookplate of Enoch Sawyer. Sarah Osborn was an early American Protestant and Evangelical writer who experienced her own type of "religious awakening" during the birth of American Evangelicalism, and through her memoirs, served as a preacher ... First written in 1742 at the age of 29 as a way to deal with life's difficulties, she quickly became aware of her work's value, and later "emerged as the leader of a remarkable religious revival that brought as many as five hundred people-including large numbers of slaves-to her house each week" (Wikipedia). Not in Bartlett; Evans 35636; Sabin 32952. Item #56635

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