05-31-2014 05-31-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2730B Boston
May 31, 2014 11:00AMCalender
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Chauncy, Charles (1705-1787) Small Archive of Printed and Manuscript Material.

$246$200
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2730B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Chauncy, Charles (1705-1787) Small Archive of Printed and Manuscript Material.
Including Jonathan Shipley's (1714-1788) A Sermon Preached before the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, Boston: Thomas & John Fleet, 1773, with Chauncy's signature in the upper right corner; a defective copy of Chauncy's A Sermon Occasion'd by the Present Rebellion in favour of the Pretender, Boston: Gookin, 1746, 38 pages only; a document in Chauncy's hand, with his signature, 10 September 1761, concerning the resolution of a heated land dispute between Benjamin Greenleaf and Deacon Thomas Moody; and a single signature, twelve-leaf manuscript booklet containing sermons transcribed c. 1769.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

John Fleet, Jonathan Shipley, Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, Thomas Moody, copy, Benjamin Greenleaf, Deacon Thomas Moody