A Sermon Preached At St. George's Church Hanover Square, On Sunday February 17, 1734. To Recommend the Charity for establishing the New Colony of Georgia. T. LL D. Rundle, Prebendary of Durham.

A Sermon Preached At St. George's Church Hanover Square, On Sunday February 17, 1734. To Recommend the Charity for establishing the New Colony of Georgia

Published at the Request of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Tyrconnel, the Honourable Colonel Whitworth, Church-wardens, and Several of the Parishioners. London: Printed for T. Woodward, at the Half Moon between the two Temple Gates, Fleet Street, and J. Brindley in New Bond-street, 1734.

Wraps. Disbound wraps. 20 pages. Title on page 1. Intact but partial splits to the joints with some loosening of the gathering. The writer states on page 13, "No settlement was ever before established on so humane a plan. Slavery is absolutely prescribed from this Colony; the misfortune, if not the dishonour of other plantations. Let avarice defend it as it will, there is an honest reluctance in humanity against buying and selling, and regarding those of our own species as our wealth and possessions." The author also states on page 17, "This Colony is placed near many Indian Nations which are still plunged into the meanest Idolatries, busied in dishonest Superstitions, and deprived by ignorance and fears of the comforts of a life civilized by instruction and laws. The trustees of this Charity resolve to watch over the Virtue and Religion of the people committed to them." 36 copies located in OCLC. Scarce in the trade.

De Renne Vol. 1 page 52; Sabin 74132; Stevens Bibliotheca America 530. Very good. Item #15916

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