Item #57456 The nature and fruits of political antimasonry, practically exhibited. [Drop title:] A concise statement of facts and reasons inducing the Brainard [i.e., Brainerd] Church and Society in Belchertown, to secede from the First Church and Society in that place. Myron Lawrence.

The nature and fruits of political antimasonry, practically exhibited. [Drop title:] A concise statement of facts and reasons inducing the Brainard [i.e., Brainerd] Church and Society in Belchertown, to secede from the First Church and Society in that place.

Northampton: printed by Wm. A. Hawley, 1835. First edition, 8vo, pp. 18, [2]; stitched, as issued; covers lightly spotted, very good. A note in Brown's copy suggests the author to be Myron Lawrence. "The New-York Historical Society copy is inscribed in a contemporary hand "From the Hon. Myron Lawrence the author." See also the Sept. 23, 1835, issue of the Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, Mass. where, under the caption "Senate of Massachusetts," it is written: Mr. Lawrence of Hampshire, is a lawyer in Belchertown, where antimasonry has had the ascendency, and he is the reputed author of a pamphlet, published in Northampton during the late session of the legislature, entitled, The nature and fruits of political antimasonry, practically exhibited" (AAS). Not in Cummings; American Imprints, 33203; Sabin 14308 and 52053. Item #57456

Price: $175.00

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