A Vindication of the Result of the Trial of Rev. Ephraim K. Avery. T. Merritt, J. A. Merrill, W. Fisk.
A Vindication of the Result of the Trial of Rev. Ephraim K. Avery
A Vindication of the Result of the Trial of Rev. Ephraim K. Avery
A Vindication of the Result of the Trial of Rev. Ephraim K. Avery

A Vindication of the Result of the Trial of Rev. Ephraim K. Avery

Boston: Russell, Odiorne and Co., 1834. First Edition. 12mo., 74 pages; VG-; Rebound perfect bound pamphlet, in paper wrappers with brown cloth spine; Housed in brown paper slipcase with paper citation label; Covers show faint creasing, light age-toning overall, minimal wear to edges, the name of a former owner in ink on the front cover ("Carolyn Cheney - / 1918 -"), two pencil emendations to front cover, and the Yale Law Library stamp on the front cover; Textblock has light age-toning and foxing overall, with light creasing to title page; Includes fold-out map; Background: The source of enormous popular controversy throughout New England, the trial and acquittal of Methodist minister Ephraim K. Avery came to embody many of the underlying religious tensions in Puritan New England with the emerging sect of Methodism. The controversial acquittal of the defendant led to endless coverage in the popular press, and this is one of several pamphlets written in Avery's defense after his acquittal by the jury; Sabin 2486.

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