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Memoir Edward Payson Harvard MA Portland ME Vol 1

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-11-18)
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I believe this is Volume 1 Memoir of Dr. Payson.  It is leather bound and was published sometime between 1828 and 1859.  Foxing throughout and 1st blank page torn out. Binding nice and tight. Obvious shelfwear considering its age.  Dr. Payson was a brilliant man, with varied interests, interesting reading throughout.


Edward Payson (1783-1827), American Congregational preacher, was born on 25 July 1783 at Rindge, New Hampshire, where his father, Seth Payson (1758-1820), was pastor of the Congregational Church. His uncle, Phillips Payson (1736-1801), pastor of a church in Chelsea, Massachusetts, was a physicist and astronomer. Edward Payson graduated at Harvard in 1803, was then principal of a school at Portland, Maine, and in 1807 became junior pastor of the Congregational Church at Portland, where he remained, after 1811, as senior pastor, until his death on 22 October 1827.


The most complete collection of his sermons, with a memoir by Asa Cummings originally published in 1828, is the Memoir, Select Thoughts and Sermons of the late Rev. Edward Payson (3 vols., Portland, 1846; Philadelphia, 1859). Based on this is the volume, Mementos of Edward Payson (New York, 1873), by the Rev. E. L. Janes of the Methodist Episcopal Church.


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