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Semicentennial Sermon, Containing a History of Middlebury, VT., Delivered, Dec 3, 1840, Being the First… by  Thomas A Merrill - Signed First Edition - 1841 - from Parigi Books, Vintage and Rare (SKU: 26674)

Semicentennial Sermon, Containing a History of Middlebury, VT., Delivered, Dec 3, 1840, Being the First Thanksgiving Day, After the Expiration of Half a Century from the Organization of the Congregational Church, Sept. 5, 1790

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Semicentennial Sermon, Containing a History of Middlebury, VT., Delivered, Dec 3, 1840, Being the First Thanksgiving Day, After the Expiration of Half a Century from the Organization of the Congregational Church, Sept. 5, 1790

by Merrill, Thomas A

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Middlebury, VT: Printed by Ephraim Maxham, 1841. First Edition. Printed wrappers. 92pp. Disbound. Includes the original front wrapper. Signed and inscribed by Thomas A. Merrill on the cover to I. P. Wheeler, founder of The People's Press: "I. P. Wheeler with the respects of T. A. Merrill." The historical sketch of the first settlement of Middlebury was collected by the author at a meeting of several of the first residents. With a plan of Middlebury, a table of the home lots, a list of periodicals and original works published in Middlebury, a list of lawyers, physicians, stores, and more. Library stamp on title and last page, chipping to edges (partially affecting the author's signature), some scattered foxing, tear to lower edge of one of the leaves. A good copy. Scarce. Sabin 48006. ; Octavo; Signed by Author.

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Bookseller
Parigi Books, Vintage and Rare US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
26674
Title
Semicentennial Sermon, Containing a History of Middlebury, VT., Delivered, Dec 3, 1840, Being the First Thanksgiving Day, After the Expiration of Half a Century from the Organization of the Congregational Church, Sept. 5, 1790
Author
Merrill, Thomas A
Format/Binding
Printed wrappers
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Printed by Ephraim Maxham
Place of Publication
Middlebury, VT
Date Published
1841
Keywords
AMERICANA, VERMONT, HISTORY, non-fiction, MIDDLEBURY
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian; History; Americana;

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