A discourse on national sins: delivered May 9, 1798; being the day recommended by the president of the United States to be observed as a day of general fast

New York: T. & J. Swords, no. 99 Pearl-Street, 1798. vi, [1], 8-37, [3] p., sewn wraps, front cover spotted with a damp stain around the title; last pages edge-nibbled but with text complete, several mathematical notations penned in blank areas.

Tract alleging that many of those who "bluster" about problems in government are unbelievers, thus drawing a connection between disloyalty and lack of faith. Discusses the efforts of the French revolutionaries to abolish the Sabbath and otherwise suppress religion. Concludes with an appeal to oppose the party system in the US. Linn was the first chaplain of the House of Representatives.

Cat.No: 172578

Price: $150.00