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Moravian Church.; Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee to Whom the Petition of the Deputies of the United Moravian Churches, in Behalf of Themselves and Their United Brethren, was Referred.; Great Britain by  Edward Atkins - First - 1749 - from Calix Books and Biblio.com

Moravian Church.; Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee to Whom the Petition of the Deputies of the United Moravian Churches, in Behalf of Themselves and Their United Brethren, was Referred.; Great Britain : Anno regni Georgii II Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae & Hiberniae, vicesimo secundo : at the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the tenth day of November Anno Dom. 1747

by Atkins, Edward

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Moravian Church.; Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee to Whom the Petition of the Deputies of the United Moravian Churches, in Behalf of Themselves and Their United Brethren, was Referred.; Great Britain. A composite volume. Some exemplars arranged differently. First item ([2], 635-638 p.) includes, with separate t.p.: Anno regni Georgii II Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae & Hiberniae, vicesimo secundo : at the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the tenth day of November Anno Dom. 1747 ... London : Printed by Thomas Baskett ... and by the assigns of Robert Baskett, 1749, London: Printed by the Assigns of R. and Edw. Atkins Esquires. For Thomas Basset at the Sign of the George near Cliffords Inn in Fleetstreet.

Small 2vo, 12x 7.75 in. First Edition. [Blank]; 2, [Tittle page, iii]; 7F-5; B-F2; A-I2; K-O2; X-Z2; Aa-Ii2; Kk-Qq2; [Blank]. This copy is bound in full contemporary sheepskin, the pages are crisp but the boards are loose and last section of Epilogue is disbound from major work. Rest is holding. Loss to spine with chips and edges bumped on boards.

Signed on front board by Charles Russell Lowell, Sr. and opposite page by Charles Russell Lowell, Jr.

Report from the Committee to Whom the Petition of the Deputies of the United Moravian Churches, in behalf of themselves and their United Brethren, Was Referred, together with some extracts of the most material vouchers and papers contained in the Appendix to the said report --

Appendix of the most material vouchers and papers referred to in the Report (58 p., 2d count) -- "Unitatis Fratrum fidei, liturgiae et praxeos expositio, tum etiam circa credenda paritèr atque agenda dispensandi ratio -- Enchiridion theologiae patristicae -- Epilogus. (MORAVIAN).

Report from the Committee to Whom the Petition of the Deputies of the United Moravian Churches, in Behalf of Themselves and Their United Brethren, Was Referred: Together with Some Extracts of the Most Material Vouchers and Papers Contained in the Appendix to the Said Report. London: 1749. 1st ed. (4), iv, (2) 635-638, 27, 58, (4), [59]-120, ([121]-156 pp. With separate title page printed by Thomas Baskett. Historical documents of the Moravians in several languages. among other subjects it dealt with the Moravians work in the Dutch West Indies and Algiers with slaves;

Count Zinzendorff, and Isaac Watts. An interesting look at the British government's early encouragement of the settlement of Moravians in the American colonies. OCLC locates only 17 copies. Charles Russell Lowell, Sr. (15 August 1782 in Boston 20 January 1861 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was a Unitarian minister and the son of judge John Lowell. Biography: He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and attended The Roxbury Latin School and later Harvard College in 1800 where he studied law and then theology. After two years in Edinburgh, Scotland and one year on the Continent, Lowell was, from 1806 until his death, pastor of the West Congregational (Unitarian) Church of Boston. From that year until 1840, he traveled extensively in Europe and the east. During the latter part of his life Lowell officiated only occasionally in his church. Lowell was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1814, and served on its board of councilors from 1820 to 1853.[4] He married Harriet, daughter of Robert T. Spence, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, an officer in the U. S. Navy. Harvard gave him the degree of D.D. in 1823. He was a fellow of its corporation from 1818 until 1833. Almost alone, he spoke out from the pulpit against slavery to Boston's elite. Charles Russell Lowell, Jr (1807-1870), son of Charles Lowell, Sr. and Harriet Traill (Spence) Lowell, solidified the already strong ties between the Lowell and Jackson families by marrying Anna Cabot Jackson, daughter of Patrick Tracy Jackson, in 1832. Jackson, a merchant whose business failed in the Panic of 1837. Charles Russell Lowell devoted the remainder of his career to cataloguing the books of the Boston Athenaeum, while his wife opened and conducted a successful school for young girls in Boston.


  • Bookseller: Calix Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: Biblio 138
  • Title: Moravian Church.; Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee to Whom the Petition of the Deputies of the United Moravian Churches, in Behalf of Themselves and Their United Brethren, was Referred.; Great Britain
  • Author: Atkins, Edward
  • Illustrator:none
  • Format/binding:Boards loose, spine somewhat chipped
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Thomas Basset
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1749
  • Keywords: Rare First Edition, inscribed, Charles Russell Lowell Inscribed,
  • Bookseller catalogs: British History;
  • Size: 12x 7.75 in.


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