The Resource A compleat body of divinity in two hundred and fifty expository lectures on the assembly's shorter catechism : wherein the doctrines of the Christian religion are unfolded, their truth confirm'd, their excellence display'd, their usefulness improv'd, contrary errors & vices refuted & expos'd, objections answer'd, controversies settled, cases of conscience resolv'd; and a great light thereby reflected on the present age, by the reverend & learned Samuel Willard, M.A., late pastor of the South Church in Boston, and vice-president of Harvard College in Cambridge, in New-England ; prefac'd by the pastors of the same church

A compleat body of divinity in two hundred and fifty expository lectures on the assembly's shorter catechism : wherein the doctrines of the Christian religion are unfolded, their truth confirm'd, their excellence display'd, their usefulness improv'd, contrary errors & vices refuted & expos'd, objections answer'd, controversies settled, cases of conscience resolv'd; and a great light thereby reflected on the present age, by the reverend & learned Samuel Willard, M.A., late pastor of the South Church in Boston, and vice-president of Harvard College in Cambridge, in New-England ; prefac'd by the pastors of the same church

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A compleat body of divinity in two hundred and fifty expository lectures on the assembly's shorter catechism : wherein the doctrines of the Christian religion are unfolded, their truth confirm'd, their excellence display'd, their usefulness improv'd, contrary errors & vices refuted & expos'd, objections answer'd, controversies settled, cases of conscience resolv'd; and a great light thereby reflected on the present age
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A compleat body of divinity in two hundred and fifty expository lectures on the assembly's shorter catechism
Title remainder
wherein the doctrines of the Christian religion are unfolded, their truth confirm'd, their excellence display'd, their usefulness improv'd, contrary errors & vices refuted & expos'd, objections answer'd, controversies settled, cases of conscience resolv'd; and a great light thereby reflected on the present age
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by the reverend & learned Samuel Willard, M.A., late pastor of the South Church in Boston, and vice-president of Harvard College in Cambridge, in New-England ; prefac'd by the pastors of the same church
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Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 2828
  • W30456
Citation source
  • Evans
  • ESTC
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1640-1707
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Willard, Samuel
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • 1688-1769
  • 1687-1758
  • 1696-1776
  • 1735-1826
  • 1767-1848
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  • Sewall, Joseph
  • Prince, Thomas
  • Van der Gucht, Gerard
  • Adams, John
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Boston Public Library)
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  • Willard, Samuel
  • Willard, Samuel
  • Westminster Assembly
  • Congregational churches
  • Sermons, American
  • Congregational churches
  • Sermons, American
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A compleat body of divinity in two hundred and fifty expository lectures on the assembly's shorter catechism : wherein the doctrines of the Christian religion are unfolded, their truth confirm'd, their excellence display'd, their usefulness improv'd, contrary errors & vices refuted & expos'd, objections answer'd, controversies settled, cases of conscience resolv'd; and a great light thereby reflected on the present age, by the reverend & learned Samuel Willard, M.A., late pastor of the South Church in Boston, and vice-president of Harvard College in Cambridge, in New-England ; prefac'd by the pastors of the same church
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  • Signatures: A***2B-VX2Y1 2A-3Z*3A-*3P*3Q24A-5T
  • Numerous errors in pagination including 351 as 349, 857 as 855, 910 as 914. Note included: "The reader is desired to observe, that by reason of several presses being made use of in this large work, it has fallen out (as is frequent in such cases) that the pages for a considerable way, are numbered over again."--p. 666 [i.e., 668], 1st count
  • T.p. printed in red and black
  • Title in double line border
  • "The preface" signed: Joseph Sewall, Thomas Prince
  • Includes "Catalogue of the author's works published in his life-time": 1 leaf at end, p. [915]
  • "The author's character, extracted out of the funeral sermon ... by ... Ebenezer Pemberton": p. 1, preceeding list of subscribers
  • Includes list of subscribers, p. [4-6] at beginning (third count)
  • Errata in the preface, p. 3 (first count)
  • "It is the first folio volume, other than Laws, and the largest work up to this time printed in the United States."--cf. Evans, Amer. bibl., v. 1, p. 365, no. 2828
  • John Adams Library copy imperfect: lacks engraved port. of Samuel Willard described in other copies.
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Quincy Adams Fidem libertatem amicitiam retinebis.
Extent
1 online resource ([2], iv, 3, [3], 158, 177-666, 581-914, [1] pages [i.e. 985 pages])
Form of item
online
Note
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894.
Reproduction note
  • Also available on microfiche.
  • Also available on microfilm.
  • Also available on microfilm.
  • Also available on microfilm.
  • Also available on microopaque.
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remote
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A compleat body of divinity in two hundred and fifty expository lectures on the assembly's shorter catechism : wherein the doctrines of the Christian religion are unfolded, their truth confirm'd, their excellence display'd, their usefulness improv'd, contrary errors & vices refuted & expos'd, objections answer'd, controversies settled, cases of conscience resolv'd; and a great light thereby reflected on the present age, by the reverend & learned Samuel Willard, M.A., late pastor of the South Church in Boston, and vice-president of Harvard College in Cambridge, in New-England ; prefac'd by the pastors of the same church
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Publication
Note
  • Signatures: A***2B-VX2Y1 2A-3Z*3A-*3P*3Q24A-5T
  • Numerous errors in pagination including 351 as 349, 857 as 855, 910 as 914. Note included: "The reader is desired to observe, that by reason of several presses being made use of in this large work, it has fallen out (as is frequent in such cases) that the pages for a considerable way, are numbered over again."--p. 666 [i.e., 668], 1st count
  • T.p. printed in red and black
  • Title in double line border
  • "The preface" signed: Joseph Sewall, Thomas Prince
  • Includes "Catalogue of the author's works published in his life-time": 1 leaf at end, p. [915]
  • "The author's character, extracted out of the funeral sermon ... by ... Ebenezer Pemberton": p. 1, preceeding list of subscribers
  • Includes list of subscribers, p. [4-6] at beginning (third count)
  • Errata in the preface, p. 3 (first count)
  • "It is the first folio volume, other than Laws, and the largest work up to this time printed in the United States."--cf. Evans, Amer. bibl., v. 1, p. 365, no. 2828
  • John Adams Library copy imperfect: lacks engraved port. of Samuel Willard described in other copies.
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library.
  • John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Quincy Adams Fidem libertatem amicitiam retinebis.
Extent
1 online resource ([2], iv, 3, [3], 158, 177-666, 581-914, [1] pages [i.e. 985 pages])
Form of item
online
Note
John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894.
Reproduction note
  • Also available on microfiche.
  • Also available on microfilm.
  • Also available on microfilm.
  • Also available on microfilm.
  • Also available on microopaque.
Specific material designation
remote

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