Lot 1411: Jacob Rush CHARGES AND EXTRACTS OF CHARGES ON MORAL AND RELIGIOUS SUBJECTS 1815 Antique American Theology Colonial Revolutionary Early Federal
by National Book Auctions
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Charges, and Extracts of Charges, on Moral and Religious Subjects; Delivered at Sundry Times, by the Honourable Jacob Rush, President of the Third District of the Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions for the State of Pennsylvania. With a Recommendation by the Reverend Clergy of the Presbyterian Church in the City of Philadelphia. To Which is Annexed, the Act of the Legislature of the State of Pennsylvania, Respecting Vice and Immorality.
Author: Jacob Rush - Jacob Rush (1739-1820), the brother of Dr. Benjamin Rush, was a prominent Pennsylvania jurist of the American Revolutionary and early Federal periods.
Publisher: Published and Sold by John G. Stanley
City: Lenox, Massachusetts
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 215 pages
Width: 4" Height: 6.25"
Book Details: A collection of pieces by Judge Jacob Rush, originally delivered to various grand juries of Luzerne County. They are on the subjects of human and divine laws and their consequences, the nature of oaths, patriotism, the institution of the Sabbath, profane swearing, drunkenness, gaming, moral and social obligations, a death sentence, dueling.
Condition / Notes: This antique full leather volume has stamped gilt lettering/ruling to the spine. The front hinge is cracked. There is light to moderate external wear concentrated at the edges. The text block is solid. The pages show mild age toning and scattered foxing.
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