A Discourse, delivered in the New Dutch Church, Nassau Street, on Tuesday, the 21st October, 1794, before the New York Society for the Information and Assistance of Persons Emigrating from Foreign Countries ...

New York, for L. Wayland, 1794.

8vo, pp. [4], 28, [2, publisher’s advertisements]; small hole to inner margin of first two leaves, closed tears to fore-edges of pp. 25-28 (without loss), p. 28 slightly rubbed, browning and spotting; else good in recent cloth boards, gilt-lettered spine.

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First edition of this heartfelt attack on George III’s England and encomium to America, with reference to Franklin, Washington, and Burke. ‘The conduct of that despot, Pharaoh, towards the children of Israel, and the conduct of the British government towards this country, bear to each other a remarkable correspondence’, Dunn writes, while praising America as ‘an asylum for peace, for liberty, and for religion’. Daniel Eaton published a reprint in London in the same year.

ESTC W20172 (recording only the British Library copy in the UK).

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