The Churches and Sects of the United States: Containing a Brief Account of the Origin, History, Doctrines, Church Government, Mode of Worship, Usages, and Statistics of Each Religious Denomination, So Far as Known

The Churches and Sects of the United States: Containing a Brief Account of the Origin, History, Doctrines, Church Government, Mode of Worship, Usages, and Statistics of Each Religious Denomination, So Far as Known

Gorrie, Douglass Peter

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Lewis Colby
Date Published: 1850
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 47512

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240pp. Duodecimo [18.5 cm] Brown cloth with decorative blind stamping to boards and title gilt stamped on backstrip. Very good. Boards lightly rubbed and faded. Minor sporadic foxing. Contains a ten page section on the Mormons that is surpassingly even and unbiased (for the era). Work describes the formation of the LDS faith and its basic tenants. Volume also describes the persecutions faced by the Saints in Missouri, and then again in Illinois, and there migration to the Great Basin. Flake/Draper 3638.



By This Author: Gorrie, Douglass Peter
By This Publisher: Lewis Colby