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Highlights : Religion : Religious books

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Title page "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral"
The publication in 1773 of her "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral" marked the first published book by an African American.
Title page "The Reformed Pastor"
This account of the life and conversion of the Puritan minister Richard Baxter belonged to Hannah Westcarr Beaman (1646-1739) of Deerfield, Massachusetts.
Cover "Scripture History, Abridged."
This abridged version of the Bible, printed in 1819, was part of a long tradition of producing religious literature for young readers.
Front matter Family Bible owned by David Hoyt
The original owner of this Bible was David Hoyt (1722-1814) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, and in it he recorded the births and deaths of his family from 1744 to 1803.
Title page "The Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion"
This is the fifth edition of the book first published by the Rev. John Williams of Deerfield after his capture by French and Indians in the raid on that town in 1704.
Title page "Deerfield Collection of Sacred Music"
c. 1814
The Reverend Samuel Willard (1776-1859) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, compiled this collection of sacred music, published in 1814.


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