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The Details:

Urian Oakes. New-England Pleaded with, and Pressed to Consider the Things which Concern Her Peace Cambridge, Massachusetts: Samuel Green, 1673. [catalog record]

Gift of James Melville Hunnewell, 1935.

The Story:

James F. Hunnewell avidly sought Massachusetts election sermons, forming a collection of 165 titles.  Because of his son’s donation of these important primary colonial American documents, AAS possesses the best extant holdings of New England election sermons. New-England Pleaded with is the earliest election sermon in the Hunnewell gift.

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