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THE AUTHORITY OF TRADITION CONSIDERED, AT THE LECTURE FOUNDED BY THE HON. JUDGE DUDLEY, IN HARVARD COLLEGE, NOVEMBER 5, 1777 by  Edward Wigglesworth - 1778 - from David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC and Biblio.com

THE AUTHORITY OF TRADITION CONSIDERED, AT THE LECTURE FOUNDED BY THE HON. JUDGE DUDLEY, IN HARVARD COLLEGE, NOVEMBER 5, 1777

by Wigglesworth, Edward

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Boston: Fleet, 1778. 12mo, disbound and tanned uniformly. 39, [1 blank] pp, but without the half title. Else Very Good. An uninhibited attack on Roman Catholics and their Church, reflecting the contemporary revolutionary temper that opposed authority imposed from abroad. Wigglesworth, Harvard's Hollis Professor of Divinity, says he is "exposing the idolatry of the Romish Church, their tyranny, usurpations, damnable heresies, fatal errors, abominable superstitions," etc. Evans 16171.


  • Bookseller: David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23946
  • Title: THE AUTHORITY OF TRADITION CONSIDERED, AT THE LECTURE FOUNDED BY THE HON. JUDGE DUDLEY, IN HARVARD COLLEGE, NOVEMBER 5, 1777
  • Author: Wigglesworth, Edward
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Fleet
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1778
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