C1727 MATTHEW HENRY Lord's Prayer ANTIQUE Prayer Book DEVOTIONAL Holy Bible RARE
THE COMMUNICANT'S COMPANION: OR, Instructions and Helps for the right Receiving of the Lord's Supper. Sprint at the Bell, and A. Ward, at the King's-Arms in Little-Britain ; D. Midwinter, the the Three Crowns in St. Ford at the Angel in the Poultry, and L. Henry's reputation as a leading minister of his generation was founded on extraordinarily active evangelical ministry both in the pulpit and in the study. His talent for preaching was matched by willingness to preach whenever requested. In addition to his work with his own congregation, both public and private, the towns and villages that lay near to Chester enjoyed a great share of his labors, there was scarce a Week but he was at one or more of these Places preaching the Gospel (besides his constant Work at home). (Tong, 1845) He also used to take an annual preaching excursion into Staffordshire and latterly into Lancashire as well. He was a strong supporter of the Cheshire classis founded at Macclesfield in March 1691, and a major influence on its affairs after the death of his father. He was much called upon to take part in ordinations. Nevertheless, he was subject to a considerable amount of intimidation and abuse from those hostile to dissent. An attempt was made to burn down his meeting-place in October 1692, and he and his congregation were publicly abused by high-churchmen and subject to petty slanders, particularly in Queen Anne's reign. He saw wild acceptance of this book, his Communicant's Companion. Plain dark leather with blind rule to the spine and boards, some weathering although all intact with the page edges tinted dark as well. Some darkening and toning; bound firm but lacking the title and most of the next leaf, starting in completion at A3. Edition identified by pagination; present are 10 of the original 12 preface pages and all 348 pages of the main text. Endpapers have interesting cypher practice of handwriting; the name Samuel Dick written in front. This could be the Continental delegate from NJ who served in the Rev War, perhaps owning this as a child.
Measures 6.5 x 4. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Samuel Dick (November 14, 1740 November 16, 1812) was an American. Physician who was a delegate for New Jersey. Samuel was born at Nottingham.
In Prince George's County, Maryland. He studied medicine in Scotland. Before he opened a practice in Salem in 1740. He married Sarah Sinnickson on October 10, 1773 and they had ten children Rebecca, Mary, John, Samuel Jr.
Andrew, Isabella, Anna, Samuel Stewart, William and Maria. Sarah was the daughter of Andrew Sinnickson, and her brother Thomas.
Represented New Jersey in the first U. Dick served in the New Jersey militia before and during the Revolutionary War. When the 2nd New Jersey Regiment.
And was assigned to cover the withdrawal after the failed invasion of Canada. He accompanied them north as a surgeon in 1776. Later that year he was appointed a colonel, commanding the western battalion of the Salem County. Dick was first elected to represent Salem in the New Jersey General Assembly. The state legislature elected him as a delegate to the Confederation Congress in 1783.
In 1787, he was a delegate to the New Jersey convention that ratified the United States Constitution. He served for several years as a surrogate in the county courts for Salem County.
Dick died at home in Salem in 1812 and is buried in St. The item "C1727 MATTHEW HENRY Lord's Prayer ANTIQUE Prayer Book DEVOTIONAL Holy Bible RARE" is in sale since Wednesday, May 02, 2018.
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- Subject: Religion & Spirituality
- Topic: Devotions, Meditations
- Binding: Leather
- Year Printed: 1727
- Origin: European
- Place of Publication: London
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Language: English
- Author: Matthew Henry
- Special Attributes: Inscribed