An Account of the Life of the late Reverend Mr David Brainerd,

[Brainerd (David)]

An Account of the Life of the late Reverend Mr David Brainerd,

Minister of the Gospel, Missionary to the Indians, from the Honourable Society in Scotland, for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge, and Pastor of a Church of Christian Indians in New-Jersey. who died at Northampton in New-England, October 9. 1747, in the 30th year of his age. Chiefly taken from his own diary, and other private Writings, written for his own Use; and now published, By Jonathan Edwards, A. M. Then Minister of the Gospel at Northampton, afterwards President of the College of New-Jersey. To which is annexed, 1. Mr Brainerd's journal while among the Indians. II. Mr Pemberton's sermon at his ordination. With an Appendix relative to the Indian Affairs.

Description: separate title for the Journal, but pagination continuous, title-page a little soiled, a little thumbing, minor staining, and faint browning, pp. [xii], 504, 8vo, original sheep, rubbed, cracks to ends of joints, headcaps slightly defective

Publication Details: Edinburgh: printed by John Gray and Gavin Alston. For William Gray, 1765

Notes: First collected edition of the Life and the Journal. The last page of the preliminaries carries an advertisement for ESTC T78845, John Edwards' A Treatise concerning Religious affections, calling for subscribers, and detailing the formats of the edition (fine/coarse paper, calf or sheep - both 'neat'). Gray eventually got the edition out in 1772.

Bibliography: (ESTC T45381)

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Price: £1,200

Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1765

Stock Number: 67603

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