Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 151

Price Realized: $ 2,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
CORRECTING ERRORS IN THE SCRIPTURES WEBSTER, NOAH. Autograph Letter Signed, "N Webster," to Seth C. Brace, sending copies of his articles from the New Haven Record [not present], requesting that he publish them in his newspaper, explaining that he is hoping to correct the errors in the common Scriptures. 1/2 page, 4to, with integral address leaf; remnants of mounting on address page along center vertical fold, faint scattered staining, folds. New Haven, 26 November 1839

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". . . I think . . . it is high time to call the attention of the public to the mistakes & inaccuracies in the language of the common version of the Scriptures. I can not think Christians justifiable in neglecting to correct the language. . . ."