Todd, John A. Memoir of the Rev. Peter Labagh, D.D., Reformed Protestant Dutch Church
Todd, John A. Memoir of the Rev. Peter Labagh, D.D., Reformed Protestant Dutch Church
Todd, John A. Memoir of the Rev. Peter Labagh, D.D., Reformed Protestant Dutch Church

Todd, John A. Memoir of the Rev. Peter Labagh, D.D., Reformed Protestant Dutch Church

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Todd, John A. Memoir of the Rev. Peter Labagh, D.D., with notices of the History of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in North America; To which is added, The Sermon preached at Dr. Labagh's funeral, by the Rev. Gabriel Ludlow, D.D., Pastor of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, of Shannock, New Jersey. New York: Board of Publication of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, 1860. First Edition.

Cloth, stamped in blind & gilt, gilt to spine faded, 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches, frayed at the spine ends & corners, 1860 owner's inscription in pencil, yellow waxed end papers, frontis engraving of Labagh with his facsimile signature by A. H. Ritchie, 339 generally clean pp., a few shadows from removed press flowers. Good. Hardcover.  [3864] 

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Peter Labagh (1773-1858), b. New York City; d. Rocky Hill, New Jersey. Licensed as a preacher in 1796, labored as a missionary in western New York and in Kentucky, pastor of the church at Greenbush, NY, until 1809, afterwards at Shannock and Harlingen until 1844. "He was elected a trustee of Queens (now Rutgers) college in 1811, and had the degree of D.D. conferred on him by that institution in the same year. He contributed largely to securing the endowment of the theological seminary at New Brunswick, was active in the counsels of his church, and a powerful preacher." - Appletons Encyclopedia.

An interesting account of this minister, who traveled about during portions of his career to the backwoods, including Western New York & Kentucky. Includes accounts of revivals - section headings for chapter viii. include Great Revival at Harlington - Successes at Harlington in 1810 and 1817, The Revival of 1831, Its Commencement, Incidents, Recollections of John F. Hageman, Esq. - that chapter is 25 pages long.