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|Notes:||First edition, 1759, has title: Discourses on several public occasions during the war in America. Preached chiefly with a view to the explaining the importance of the Protestant cause, in the British colonies; and the advancement of religion, patriotism and military virtue. Among which are a discourse on adversity; and also a discourse, On planting the sciences, and the propagation of Christianity, in the untutored parts of the earth. With an appendix.
Contains two additional discourses not found in 1st edition.
|Description:||160 p. 21 cm.|
|Contents:||I. no. 1. A letter concerning the office and duty of Protestant ministers, especially in times of public danger and calamity; written to a clergyman on the frontiers of Pennsylvania, on General Braddock's defeat.--no. 2. An earnest address to the colonies, at the opening of the campaign, 1758.--II, no. 1. A general idea of the College of Mirania; first published in the year 1753, as a plan for a college in New York.--no. 2. Account of the College and academy of Philadelphia.--no. 3. A charge delivered to the graduates at the first anniversary commencement in the College of Philadelphia.--III. A philosophical meditation, and religious address to the Supreme Being.|
|Series Title:||American culture series, 471.25.|
|Responsibility:||By William Smith.|