Jun 27, 2024 - Sale 2675

Sale 2675 - Lot 229

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(NEW YORK CITY.) Samuel Miller. A Sermon . . . on Account of the Removal of a Malignant and Mortal Disease which had Prevailed in the City. 36 pages. 8vo, disbound; light toning. New York: George Forman, 1799

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A sermon on a recent yellow fever epidemic which killed more than two thousand in the city. It concludes with a breakdown of interments by burial ground, including 11 Jews, 43 Negroes, 667 burials in the "Potter's Field," and 207 at the Bellevue almshouse, with the remainder at various white Protestant churches. Evans 35821; Sabin 49064. None sold at auction since a Swann sale, 13 September 1979, lot 345.