A Thanksgiving Sermon, On the History of Jerseyville by Lemuel Grosvenor

A Thanksgiving Sermon, On the History of Jerseyville by Lemuel Grosvenor

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Grosvenor, L[emuel]. Jerseyville, Illinois: Printed at the Prairie State Office, 1837. 27 pages. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. A historical narrative delivered by way of a sermon on Nov. 24, 1853 by Reverend Grosvenor, minister at the Presbyterian Church. Describing the story of its settlement, culture, and religious institutions, with names and deeds of its earliest settlers. Grosvenor vigorously expresses his distaste for the intemperance and immorality that had held its citizens in its grip for many years and resolves to cultivate the virtue and piety within the present members of the town. Without wrapper, light wear and light foxing. Orig. stitched papers. Good. Sewn binding.

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