Cornell, William M. The Life of Robert Raikes, the Founder of Sabbath Schools
Cornell, William M. The Life of Robert Raikes, the Founder of Sabbath Schools
Cornell, William M. The Life of Robert Raikes, the Founder of Sabbath Schools
Cornell, William M. The Life of Robert Raikes, the Founder of Sabbath Schools

Cornell, William M. The Life of Robert Raikes, the Founder of Sabbath Schools

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Cornell, William M. The Life of Robert Raikes, the Founder of Sabbath Schools. Boston: Henry Hoyt, 1860. First Edition. [5990]

Faded maroon cloth with blind patterned boards, gilt to spine, 4 x 6 inches, lacks the tissue guard over the frontispiece and the first free end paper front and back. 54 pp., pencil numbers/markings in a child's hand in many places, one additional engraving with tissue guard. Fair. Hardcover.

Printed by Bazin & Chandler, 37 Cornhill, Boston.

Robert Raikes (1735-1811), English publisher and founder of Sunday schools; with the aid of a local curate, Thomas Stock (1749-1803), set up the first Sunday school for children (1780).

Rev. William Mason Cornell, A.M., M.D. (1802-1895) b. Bristol, MA; d. Boston, MA. Cornell was a graduate of Brown University in 1827. He was a writer on medical, historical and religous topics, including the fairly well-known Sabbath Made For Man. "Contributed largely to the various medical and educational journals." - Allibone.