1911. Item #3228
EMERSON, Rev. Joseph. DIARY KEPT BY THE REV. JOSEPH EMERSON OF PEPPERELL, MASS.: AUGUST 1, 1748- APRIL 9, 1749. With Notes And An Introduction by Samual A. Green. Cambridge: John Wilson & Son, 1911. 8vo., printed wraps; 23 pages. First Edition. Emerson [1721-1775] was a clergyman and patriot who was the first minister in Pepperell, Massachusetts. He was known for powerful but reasoned patriotic sermons, exhorting his flock to join the patriotic cause. Signed presentation from Green on the front cover: "Concord Public Library from Samuel A. Green." Good (little chipping & short tears edge of covers; contents clean & tight). Uncommon! $125.00.