New York: various, 1802-1811. various. Later hardcover. Collection of 12 pamphlets of sermons preached to various Presbyterian congregations in New York State, with the majority in the city, and one delivered and published in Middletown NY. Some titles include: "A View of the Present State of the Political and Religious World"; "The Star in the East .....for the benefit of the Society for Missions to Africa and the East", a sermon on Christianity in Hindostan. Shaw and Shoemaker 17103 etc. Most of the pamphlets are signed on the title page by either the Reverend John Cornelison or his wife Catherine; they make an interesting compilation of sermons that have obviously been well read (as indicated by the pen lines) by the Reverend. Cornelison served as Reverend at the Old Bergen Church in Jersey City, the oldest continuously run church in New Jersey, from 1793- 1828. He succeeded Rev. Jackson, who preached support for the Patriots during the Revolution. Cornelison held services for slaves in his own home, some of whom became members of his congregation. 8vo. Gilt brown buckram.
McKnight, John, A View of the Present State of the Political and Religious World... NY 1802; Rodgers, John, The Presence of Christ the Glory of the Church: A Discourse preached November 6, 1808, NY 1808; Woodbridge, William, An Illustration of Some Difficult Passages of Scripture, on the Doctrine of Absolute Predestination... Middletown, nd (ca. 1808); McMaster, Gilbert, The Constitution, Character, and Duties of the Gospel Ministry. NY 1808; Williams, John, A Discourse, delivered April 5, 1803 in the Baptist Church in Gold Street before the New York Missionary Society, NY 1803; Milledoller, Philip, A Sermon, Preached in the New Presbyterian Church in Cedar Street on Wednesday November 9, 1808, at the Installation of the Rev. John B. Romeyn... NY 1808; Romeyn, John B., The Good Samaritan; a Sermon... January 28, 1810, NY 1810; Romeyn, John B. An Introductory Sermon, Delivered in the New Presbyterian Church.. November 13, 1808, NY 1808; Romeyn, John B., The Danger and Duty of Young People: a Sermon... April 1, 1810, NY 1810 (2 copies); Milledoler, Philip, A Sermon preached in the Presbyterian Church in Beekman-Street, New York, on Wednesday, August 8, 1810 at the Ordination and Installation of Rev. Gardiner Spring, NY 1810; Miller, Samuel, The Divine Appointment, the Duties, and the Qualifications of Ruling Elders: A Sermon preached in the First Presbyterian Church... May 28, 1809, NY 1811. Very good condition. Item #16066