Fowler.  The Ministers of Connecticut in The Revolution (1877)
Fowler.  The Ministers of Connecticut in The Revolution (1877)
Fowler.  The Ministers of Connecticut in The Revolution (1877)

Fowler. The Ministers of Connecticut in The Revolution (1877)

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Fowler, Wm. Chauncey. The Ministers of Connecticut in The Revolution: The Report of the Committee appointed by the General Association of Connecticut; Centennial Papers published by Order of the General Conference of the Congregational Churches. Hartford: Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1877. First Edition. [7025]

Maroon cloth, 6 x 9 inches, bookplate & spine label of the Illinois Society of Church History. Binding a bit soiled, bumped at the bottom right corner, front end paper hinge split with nothing detached. (iii.), 214 clean pp. including an index. 2 leaves of the preliminaries are starting to detach. Good. Hardcover.

This collection of Centennial Papers has five entries. The first is The Ministers of Connecticut in the Revolution, and it is the largest paper with 144 pages. It presents brief biographies of scores of ministers, and relates the importance of the clergy in the development of the colony and in teaching citizens their liberties granted to them by God Himself, and of stirring up their patriotic fervor.

The other Papers are,

The Relation of the Congregational Churches of Connecticut to Civil Government, and to Popular Education and Social Reforms, by Rev.  Leonard Bacon.

Historical Discourse, by Rev. Myron N. Norris.

The Growth of Christian Literature, by Rev. Joseph Anderson.

The Influence of New England Ideas on the History of the Country, by Prof. Cyrus Northrup.