Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 32

Price Realized: $ 219
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1783.) Joseph Buckminster. A Discourse Delivered . . . for a General Thanksgiving throughout the United States of America after the Ratification of a Treaty of Peace. 33 pages. 8vo, disbound; title page worn; early ownership inscription on title page, inked library withdrawal stamps on title and final blank. Portsmouth, NH: Robert Gerrish, 1784

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"I meet you, on this morning of our solemnities, to bear our part in the songs of independent America, and unite with our grateful country in devout ascriptions to . . . celebrate the birth-day of this new empire. . . . Days that try men's souls, improve those minds that abide the trial" (pages 3, 20). The causes and course of the war are recounted. Evans 18385; Sabin 8921.