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SOCIETY REGISTER THE SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Containing a Brief History of its Organization. a Biography of its Elective Officers, its Constitution and by Laws, and a Roster of its Membership, Corrected for the Fiscal Year October 31st 1925, Baggarly, F. C. ; editor
1 Baggarly, F. C. ; editor SOCIETY REGISTER THE SOCIETY OF VIRGINIA OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Containing a Brief History of its Organization. a Biography of its Elective Officers, its Constitution and by Laws, and a Roster of its Membership, Corrected for the Fiscal Year October 31st 1925
Washington, D. C. Society of Virginia of the District of Columbia 1926 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Red cover has spots. Binding loose but complete and otherwise in very good condition.Has underlining in pencil on several pages. Signed by Mary Norris McCabe. "Containing a brief history of its organization, a biography of its elective officers, its constitution and by -laws, and a roster of its membership, corrected for the fiscal year October 31st, 1925. Scarce. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. ; Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 127 pages; 
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A discourse upon governments, divine and human,  Prepared by appointment of the Presbytery of harmony, and delivered before that body during its ... Williamsburg district, S.C., April, 1853,, Coit, John Calkins
2 Coit, John Calkins A discourse upon governments, divine and human, Prepared by appointment of the Presbytery of harmony, and delivered before that body during its ... Williamsburg district, S.C., April, 1853,
Printed by T.F. Greneker 1853 First Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Disbound booklet or imprint with no cover. Original not a reprint or POD. Foxing to pages and ink spot on top left corner and bottom left title page. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Very Rare.; 47 pages; p 
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An address delivered to the freemen of Chesterfield District,  On Tuesday, second day of court week, March 1851, Coit, John Calkins
3 Coit, John Calkins An address delivered to the freemen of Chesterfield District, On Tuesday, second day of court week, March 1851
I.C. Morgan 1851 First Edition; Various Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Rare original imprint or disbound booklet. Not a reprint or POD. Some foxing and browning to pages. Ink spot at top of left hand area of spine. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; 40 pages; p 
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Colora Cecil County,Maryland..How The Village Originated And Related History 1869-1997, Conrad, Nancy B., Hazel E. Jenkins (Editors)
4 Conrad, Nancy B., Hazel E. Jenkins (Editors) Colora Cecil County,Maryland..How The Village Originated And Related History 1869-1997
Baltimore, MD Gateway Press 1997 Limited Edition; First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Nancy B. Conrad 
#448 of 500 limited edition printing. Red Cover with Gold print. Very clean and tight. Colora is an unincorporated community in western Cecil County, Maryland in the United States, near Conowingo and Port Deposit.It is the location of Colora Meetinghouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.The West Nottingham Academy Historic District was listed in 1990. Contains several maps and photos of area throughout the years. Has stories about the area along with places of interest. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Very rare. ; Drawings, Maps, Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages 
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5 Epperson, F. C. (Editor) Minutes Sixth Annual Assembly of the Southern CAlifornia District Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene
San Diego, CA Southern California District Chruch of the Nazarene 1912 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Buff color with black lettering. Minutes of the assembly held June 26 to June 30 1912. One of the earliest assemblies after the Nazarene Church was founded in 1905. Has introduction of "Uncle" Bud Robinson who was taken into membership. Names of delegates to the assembly, committee reports, and a fold out financial report included. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Very Rare imprint. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 43 pages 
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Keswickism, Godbey, W.B.
6 Godbey, W.B. Keswickism
Louisville, KY Pentecostal Publishing Co. ca 1900 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Booklet's cover is detached and has chips. Contents complete. Rare work by Godbey on Keswickism. Rare if not unique. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Booklet Possibly no publication date in item. Wesleyan and Keswick Models of SanctificationRelated MediaI. IntroductionMuch of contemporary Evangelicalism is indebted in some way to John Wesley and his theological understanding of the Christian Life, or Sanctification. Wesleyanism, various varieties of Holiness Theologies, Keswick, Deeper Life, Higher life, Victorious Life Theologies all have their root in Wesley’s teaching concerning the Christian life. Wesleyan and Keswick Models of SanctificationRelated MediaI. IntroductionMuch of contemporary Evangelicalism is indebted in some way to John Wesley and his theological understanding of the Christian Life, or Sanctification. Wesleyanism, various varieties of Holiness Theologies, Keswick, Deeper Life, Higher life, Victorious Life Theologies all have their root in Wesley’s teaching concerning the Christian life.II. Wesley and WesleyanismA. Wesley & SanctificationIn the theology of John Wesley one finds a new direction, distinct both from Reformed and classic Arminianism Wesley built his understanding of the nature of man solidly upon the Reformed position of original sin, and the subsequent necessity of divine grace for salvation. Here however he parted company with the reformers and injected the doctrine of prevenient grace, (all men have received of the Holy Spirit the ability to respond to God) into his understanding of the doctrine of salvation. Wesley rejected the Reformed concept of election , opting instead for the Arminian concept of conditional election. Thus he joined the Reformed doctrine of the total sinfulness of the individual and the primacy of grace with the Arminian stress on human freedom, with its subsequent moral obligations. But his doctrine of Sanctification was not traditional Arminianism Wesley was also heavily influenced by the mystics. Packer has observed that he superimposed“on the Augustinianism of the Anglican prayer book and the heaven aspiring High Church moralist in which he was reared a concept of perfection . . . that he had learned from the Greek Patristic sources. “Macarius the Egyptian” . . . and Ephraem Syrus were chief among these. There idea of perfection was not of sinlessness, but of an ever deepening process of all around moral change. To this idea Wesley then added the lesson he had learned form those whom he called the “mystic writers” (a category including the Anglican William Law, the Roman Catholics Molinos, Fenelon, Gaston de Renty, Francis de Sales, and Madame Guyon, the Lutheran Pietist Francke, and the pre-reformation Theologia Gremanica) The lesson was that the heart of true godliness is a motivating spirit of love to God and man; without this all religion is hollow and empty. (Keep In Step with the Spirit,134)Wesley asserted the primacy of justification, and the assurance the believer could have based upon the righteousness of Christ. However, his Arminian view of election creeps into his view of final salvation. He views the process of Sanctification as one of making the individual worthy of salvation. This process is a work of God, but it is also a work of man. At this point a synergism appears. At one point he explicitly states that good works are a condition of final justification which he regards as necessary for final salvation (Lindstrom, 207)B. Developments within WesleyanismAs Wesleyanism took root in America, it was institutionalized in the context of the circuit rider and revivalism. This had profound results on the form of the teaching. As early as 1784 Francis Asbury advocated preaching the experience of entire sanctification as one which believers should expect immediately by faith. Revivalism emphasized definable turning points in a Christian’s life as essential. Holiness preaching tended to center around Wesley’s sanctification teaching of a second crisis experience subsequent to justification which was commonly termed entire sanctification. From this followed it followed that it was the duty of those who had experienced entire sanctification to confess it and seek to bring others into this experience.As Methodism became respectable, there was a call for a return to the pure doctrine of Wesley. In the latter part of the nineteenth century the National holiness Association was born to promote Wesleyan-holiness theology. Three names are prominent in the promulgation of holiness theology: Phobe Palmer; William Boardman; and Hannah Whitehall Smith.Phobe Palmer’s emphasis becomes key here. Although she says nothing that Wesley did not say a century before, she changes the Wesleyan emphasis subtly, and injects presuppositions foreign to Wesley. Whereas with Wesley the experience of perfection was something to be sought, for Palmer it was vital for continuance of salvation. For Palmer the crisis was vital. Perfection was the beginning of the Christian life and growth in holiness and the focal point of the Christian life. The focus of sanctification tended to be wholly upon a single point of wholehearted commitment, and divorced from any gradual process. “Thus, the moment of death to self and birth to love readily became an end in itself--a goal rather than an essential element in the establishment of a new relationship of freedom and love in the hearts of believers as the Holy Spirit led them from grace to grace in the will of God. (Dieter, 41)C. Key PropositionsSecond Work Of Grace.For the holiness proponents particularly the second work of grace became vital for retaining one’s salvation. Palmer particularly sees justification as dependent upon the believer’s faithfulness. she states:“As I ascended the heavenly way, clearer light shone upon my mind, revealing higher duties, requiring more of the spirit of sacrifice, and furnishing yet stronger tests of obedience. but with increasing light, increasing strength was given, enabling me to be answerable to these higher duties: for I had not learned how to retain justification while under condemnation at the same time for neglecting known duties.”For Palmer the solution lay in sanctification, envisioned as a post conversion crisis. She termed this a crisis because for her the issue was the retention or loss of justification. again she states:“I saw I could not; I must either make the necessary sacrifices, or I must sin, and by my sin forfeit my state of justification. And here my justification would have ended with me had I refused to be holy.”Thus, the second work of grace is really the basis of one’s continuance in salvation.The means of achieving this second work of grace is conceived of as an act of faith akin to the act of faith involved in justification. William Boardman notes:“Whether the question relates to justification or sanctification, the answer is the same. The way of freedom from sin is the same as the way of freedom from condemnation. . . faith in the purifying presence of Jesus.” (Higher Christian Life, 81)This same mentality persists to this day. in the Spring of 1986 I attended a Sanctification Conference sponsored by the C&MA in Piedmont CA. The keynote speaker, the president of the denomination began his first sermon with the words, “There are two gospels, the gospel of justification is for the sinner, the gospel of sanctification for the saint.” Justification is seen as delivering from the penalty of sin, sanctification is seen to deliver from the power of sin.For Boardman, this work of grace is a mystical inauguration into a process:“In the one, atonement has been made, and the moment it is accepted, pardon is complete; in the other, although the righteousness of Christ is perfect in which the soul is to be clothed, yet the work of unfolding . . . is a work of time and progress.” (40)Hannah Whitehall Smith propounds the basic teaching of holiness theology by bifurcating justification and sanctification. Her contribution, no doubt reflecting her Quaker background was the injection of a quietism into the process. She envisions the process as an entire surrender to the Lord, and a perfect trust in Him. She envisions three steps to the process:(1) The Christian must realize the gift of God.“In order therefore to enter into a practical experience of this interior life, the soul must be in a receptive attitude, fully recognizing that it is God’s gift in Christ Jesus.” (The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life, 47)(2) Consecration is necessary.She states that the soul must be abandoned to God and lie passive in His hands (47) “To some minds the word ‘abandonment might express this idea better than the word consecration. But whatever word we use, we mean an entire surrender of the whole being to God--spirit soul and body placed under his absolute control, for Him to do with us as He pleases.”(3) Faith then follows surrender.“Love may be lavished upon us by another without stint or measure, but until we believe we are that we are loved, it never really becomes ours.” (51) She concludes: “In order to enter into this blessed interior life of rest and triumph, you have to take two steps--first entire abandonment; and second absolute faith. (52-54)While, holiness theologies come in many varieties and with various emphases, they all make the crucial disjuncture between justification, appropriated by faith and securing pardon form sin and sanctification/crisis/second work of grace/baptism by the spirit as a post conversion faith experience which breaks the power of sin.Sinlessness:In Wesley’s mind sin was primarily voluntary and was thus intimately bound up with the will. In a sermon on 1 John 3:9 speaking of the privilege of sinlessness he defined sin in a wholly voluntary manner.By sin I here understand outward sin, according to the plain common acceptation [sic] of the word; an actual, voluntary, transgression of the law of God; and of any commandment of God, acknowledged to be such, at the time it is transgressed.Elsewhere speaking of the nature of sin he declared:Not only sin, properly so called, (that is, a voluntary transgression of a known law) but sin, improperly so called, (that is an involuntary transgression of a divine law, known or unknown) needs the atoning blood.I believe there is no such perfection in this life as excludes these involuntary transgressions which I apprehend to be naturally consequent on the ignorance and mistakes inseparable from mortality.Therefore sinless perfection is a phrase I never use, lest I should seem to contradict myself.I believe a person filled with the love of God is still liable to these involuntary transgressions.Such transgressions you may call sin, if you please: I do not, for the reasons above-mentioned. (Works: “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection,” 19 (XI, 396)Wesley’s hamartiology “emphasized the willful or spiritual dimensions of sin more than the outward (moral) or cognitive (theoretical knowledge) aspects of it. Sinlessness in this context was more a matter of willing God’s will than replicating God’s perfect knowledge, action, or holiness; sin was more a matter of knowledgeable and willful rebellion against God’s will than a failure or lack of conformity to the glory of God.” (John Tyson, Charles Wesley on Sanctification (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1986) 257.)Christian Perfection:John Wesley saw Christian perfection which was available to all believers in this life as a gift from God and to be accomplished in a moment in time Christian Perfection is that love of God and our neighbor, which implies deliverance from all sin. That this is received merely by faith That it is given instantaneously, in one moment. That we are to expect it, not at death, but at any moment; that is, now is the accepted time, now is the day of this salvationJohn Wesley was adamant about the instantaneous nature of this perfection/sanctification. His brother Charles however more and more brought the process to the forefront as the years progressed.Wesley himself drew up a list of ten propositions concerning perfection which teach a progress-crisis-progress as a model for Christian perfection. In these propositions it can clearly be seen that Wesley does not understand the term teleios in the sense of mature (BAG,187) but rather in the sense of his own definition of sinlessness. There is such a thing as perfection: for it is again and again mentioned in Scripture. It is not so early as justification: for justified persons are to “go on to maturity.” (Heb. 6:1) It is not so late as death; for St. Paul speaks of living men that were perfect (Phil. 3:15) It is not absolute. Absolute perfection belongs not to man, nor to angels, but to God alone. It does not make a man infallible: None is infallible, while he remains in the body. It is sinless? It is not worthwhile to contend for a term. It is ‘salvation from sin.’ It is ‘perfect love.’ (I John 4:18) This is the essence of it; its properties, or inseparable fruits, are, rejoicing evermore, praying without ceasing, and in everything giving thanks. (I Thess. 5:16, etc.) It is improvable. It is so far from lying in an indivisible point, from being incapable of increase, that one perfected in love may grow in grace far swifter than he did before. It is amissible, capable of being lost; of which we have numerous instances. But we were not thoroughly convinced of this, till five or six years ago. It is constantly both preceded and followed by a gradual work.” (WORKS: “A Plain Account of Christian Perfection,” 25 (XI, 441-42)).As can be seen from the above quoted propositions, for Wesley perfection was not the equivalent of maturity, but it was to be equated with sinlessness (i.e. voluntary transgression), or love. He explained perfection elsewhere as “perfect love.” “I want you to be all love. This is the perfection I believe and teach.” He was careful not to set perfection too high, recognizing the dangers of “high-strained perfection” which he said led to a thousand nervous disorders. Such high-strained perfection (“so high as no man we have ever heard or read of attained [it]”) would have the unexpected result of driving Christian perfection out of the world.Entire Sanctification:This is “a personal, definitive work of God’s sanctifying grace by which the war within oneself might cease and the heart be fully released from rebellion into wholehearted love for God and others.” (Dieter, 17) This experience has negative and positive benefits. Negatively, it is seen as a cleansing of the heart, which heals the remaining systemic damage from Adam’s transgression. Positively, it, it is a freedom, “a turning of the whole heart toward God in love to seek and to know His will, which becomes the soul’s delight.” (Dieter, 18) Wesley listed the benefits of this sanctification: To love God with all one’s heart and one’s neighbor as oneself; To have the mind that is in Christ; To bear the fruit of the Spirit (in accordance with Gal. 5); The restoration of the image of God in the soul, a recovery of man to the moral image of God, which consists of righteousness and true holiness”; 5.Inward and outward righteousness, “holiness of life issuing from the heart”; God’s sanctifying of the person in spirit, soul and body; The person’s own perfect consecration to God; A continuous presentation through Jesus of the individual’s thoughts, words and actions as a sacrifice to God of praise and thanksgiving; Salvation from all sin. (Wesley, sermon “On Perfection”, Works 6, 413-15.)D. Scriptural SupportWesleyans claim that they approach Scripture holistically and do not rely on proof-texts for their doctrine, and that the holistic teaching of Scripture, its warp and woof, supports their doctrine of Sanctification. Nevertheless there are several passages which form the matrix of their understanding of the nature of sanctification. These include:Deut. 30:6Ezekiel 35:-26, 29Matt. 5:8, 48; 6;10Rom 2:29Rom 12:1-2 Therefore I urge you brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God--this is your spiritual act of worship.Phoebe Palmer a leader in the revival of Wesleyanism in the late 19th century gives a typical holiness exposition of this passage, placing it in the context of the altar of Exodus 29:37. According to Palmer, Christ is the believers altar. Since according to Exodus everything that touched the altar is holy, every Christian who was willing by faith to present himself without reservation as a living sacrifice upon the altar of the finished work of Christ would be entirely sanctified and cleansed from all sin. (Dieter, 39)2 Cor 3:17-18; 7:1Gal 2:20Ephesians 3:14-29; 5:27Phil 3:151 Thess. 5:23Titus 2:11-14;Heb. 6:1; 7:25; 10:14John 8:34-36;John 17:20-23:Commenting on the John 17 passage, Mildred Wynkoop has noted parallels with Ephesians 4:Jesus had in mind a spiritually unified body of believersThat would bring glory to Himself.He died to sanctify them. Al other elements of redemption were included but incidental to this.Sanctification was in word and in truth. This “word” obviously not the Scripture primarily, but was found in living fellowship with the living Word, who is himself Truth.The commission was accompanied by a moral fitness--for the unity of the spirit indicated in both passages is moral clear through.(Wynkoop Theology of Love, 320, cited by Dieter, 32)1 John 1:51 John 7-91 John 2:61 John 3:31 John 3:8-10In commenting on this passage Wesley based his whole thesis upon his definition if sin as voluntary transgression. (see above), James 1:4E. CritiqueRedefinition Of Terminology:The Reformed have for centuries taken Wesley to task for teaching sinless perfection. While this charge is not really accurate, for the reasons shown above, Wesley himself must bear the blame for this charge because of his own redefinition of terms. Packer notes:It was indeed confusing for Wesley to give the name perfection to a state which from many standpoints was one of continued imperfection. It was yet more confusing that he should define sin “properly so called”, subjectively, as “voluntary transgression of a known law,” rather than objectively, as failure, whether conscious or unconscious, voluntary or involuntary, to conform to God’s revealed standards. It was supremely confusing when he let himself speak of sanctified persons as being without sin ( because they were not consciously breaking any known law) while at the same time affirming that they need the blood of Christ every moment to cover their actual shortcomings. Wesley himself insisted that by the objective standard of God’s “perfect law,” every sanctified sinner needs pardon every day; that makes it seem perverse of him also to have insisted on stating his view of the higher Christian life in terms of being perfect and not sinning.Unrealistic Theological Rationale:Wesley at least saw the experience of perfection uprooting and eradicating sinful desire from the heart. His understanding saw this not only as a change in the moral nature but as effecting some kind of a physical change as well. (see Packer 140-141) This thread of Wesley’s teaching has been picked up by such groups as the church of the Nazarene in its teaching of the eradication of the sin nature.Spiritual Elitism:The injection of a second work of grace into the Christian life also leads to a spiritual elitism on the part of those who have attained this “higher life.” There is a subtle tendency to look down patronizingly upon those who have not had this experience. (One of my former students at Simpson recently told me he was going to write an article entitled, “my life as a second class Christian”!)Dangers of Legalism:Particularly in the holiness groups, the Wesleyan concept of perfection as perfect love was exchanged for what Wesley called “high-strained” perfectionism which seeks the absolute perfection of God. To achieve this high standard, sin was redefined in terms of external acts and equated with cultural norms e.g. smoking, drinking, dancing, hair length, makeup, movies. Richard Lovelace speaks eloquently to this problem. . “. .. the conscience cannot accept sanctification unless it is based in a foundation in justification. When this is attempted the resulting insecurity creates a luxuriant overgrowth of religious flesh as believers seek to build a holiness formidable enough to pacify their consciences and quiet their sense of alienation from God. (The Dynamics of Spiritual Life, 104,) “The fully enlightened conscience cannot be pacified by any amount of grace inherent in our lives, since that always falls short of the perfection demanded by God’s law. . . such a conscience is forced to draw back into the relative darkness of self-deception. Either it manufactures a fictitious righteousness in heroic works of ascetic piety, or it redefines sin in shallow terms so that it can lose the consciousness of its presence.” (99)Problems With Exegesis:Wesley’s Scriptural proof of his doctrine (see above) consist of either promises and calls to holiness (with affirmations that God will indeed finally deliver his people from sin) or they are statements of accomplished deliverance which the believer possesses now. “Wesley affirms that the promises find fulfillment in total and absolute terms in this life and appeals to declarations, along with the prayers and commands, to buttress his conclusions.” (Packer, 139). In short he falls victim to a totally realized eschatology rather than seeing the tension of an “already but not yet” with reference to the Christian life.Protestations notwithstanding . . .Wesley in his own life did not rely upon justification for his acceptance before God. He looked to his state of Sanctification and there found that he was less than perfect. This caused him doubt of his salvation.On October 14, 1738 he wrote, “I cannot find in myself the love of God, or of Christ. Hence my deadness and wanderings in public prayer...Again: I find I have not that joy in the Holy Ghost.”On January 4, 1739 he wrote, “My friends affirm I am mad, because I said I was not a Christian a year ago. I affirm I am not a Christian now. Indeed, what I might have been I know not....Though I have constantly used all means of grace for twenty years, I am not a Christian.”On June 27, 1766 he wrote to Charles Wesley, “. . . and yet (this is the mystery) I do not love God. I never did. Therefore I never believed in the Christian sense of the word. Therefore I am only an honest heathen.”Comment by P.T. Forsythe :“It is a fatal mistake to think of holiness as a possession we have distinct from our faith and conferred upon it. That is a Catholic idea, still saturating Protestant Pietism. (see also Dieter, 14.)III. KeswickWith Keswick one finds a different situation than with the Holiness Movement. Whereas Wesleyan holiness theology is traceable directly to Wesley and has clearly identifiable tenets, Keswick is much more amorphous and comes in many varieties from the strict Keswick of a Major Ian Thomas, John Hunter, Alan Redpath and the Torchbearers fellowship to the milder Keswick of Campus Crusade For Christ and Moody Bible Institute and other respected Evangelical educational institutions. Whereas Holiness theology has tended to dominate in Arminian circles, Keswick has tended to dominate American Evangelicalism of a more Calvinistic bent. Indeed Packer asserts that it has become standard in virtually all of Evangelicalism except confessional Reformed and Lutheran.(151)A. Keswick OriginsIdeological roots: Holiness TheologyCharles Finney & Oberlin TheologyPhobe Palmer & Entire DevotionWilliam Boardman & The Higher Christian LifeHannah Whitehall Smith & The Christian Secret of a Happy LifeHistoric Origins:The term Keswick derives its name from a small community in the Lake district of England. In the wake of the Moody-Sankey campaigns there was an increased thirst for personal holiness and spiritual victory in the lives of many English Evangelicals. T. D. Harford-Battersby, vicar of Keswick was such a man. He had attended the Oxford meetings led by Robert Pearsall Smith and William Boardman 1874. (Bible.org) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 63 pages 
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Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History Of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts (PDF file only), Goodwin, Nathaniel
7 Goodwin, Nathaniel Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History Of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts (PDF file only)
Hartford, CT F. A. Brown 1856 0806301597 / 9780806301594 PDF; PDF file only PDF Good with no dust jacket 
PDF file only of original volume. Author was Judge of Probate for the district of Hartford, Ct first appointed in 1833. These genealogical notes include the memoir of Nathaniel Goodwin and then the genelaogy starting with Ozias Goodwin born about 1596 the brother of William Goodwin one of the first Settlers of Hartford, Ct., Other first settlers include Adam Blakeman of Stratford. Other surnames included and the locale are: Chester of Wetherfield, Ct., Clark of Windsor, Ct, Dwight of Dedham, Ma, Edwards of Hartford, Ct., Goodrich of Wetherfield Ct., Gurley of Northampton, ma, Hollister, Nott, Smith, Treat, Ward all of Weatherfield, Hopkins, Ingersoll, Mygatt, Spencer, Stone, Webster, Welles, Spencer all of Hartford, Jonesof Watertown, Judson of Concord, Ma, Kent of Suffield, Mather of Dorchester, Metcalf of Dedham, Ma, Porter and Terrry of Windsor, Ct, Sedgwick of Charlestown, Ma, Spencer of Cambridge and Lynn, Ma, Storrs of Mansfield, Ct., Worthington of Hatfield Ma. The notes include many births, marriages, dates, deposition notes, etc. Includes an index of surnames with page location. This is an exennsive work. Scarce if not Rare. Comes in an envelope ready to put in your choice of binder. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8 1/2 x 11; 362 pages 
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Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History Of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts Section 2: p. 97-210, Goodwin, Nathaniel
8 Goodwin, Nathaniel Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History Of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts Section 2: p. 97-210
Hartford, CT F. A. Brown 1856 PhotoCopy; Various Manila Folder or Binder Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of a section of 103 pages from original volume. Author was Judge of Probate for the district of Hartford, Ct first appointed in 1833. Includes Hollister, Nott, Smith, Treat, Ward all of Weatherfield, Hopkins, Ingersoll, Mygatt, Spencer, Porter and Terrry of Windsor, Ct, Sedgwick of Charlestown, Ma, Spencer of Cambridge and Lynn, Ma, The notes include many births, marriages, dates, deposition notes, etc. Includes an index of surnames with page location. This is an exennsive work. Scarce if not Rare. . We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photocopy Only; 8 1/2 x 11; 362 pages 
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Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History Of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts Section 3:p. 211-362, Goodwin, Nathaniel
9 Goodwin, Nathaniel Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History Of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts Section 3:p. 211-362
Hartford, CT F. A. Brown 1856 PhotoCopy; Various Manila Folder or Binder Good with no dust jacket 
Photocopy of a section of 103 pages from original volume. Author was Judge of Probate for the district of Hartford, Ct first appointed in 1833. Includes Stone, Terry, Webster, Welles, Worthington, Case, Spencer, Goodrich, Lord, Whiting The notes include many births, marriages, dates, deposition notes, etc. Includes an index of surnames with page location. This is an exennsive work. Scarce if not Rare. . We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photocopy Only; 8 1/2 x 11; 362 pages 
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Minutes of the Fourth Annual Assembly, Tennessee-Alabama Dist.,  Pilgrim Holiness Church, Howell, E. O. (District Supt.)
10 Howell, E. O. (District Supt.) Minutes of the Fourth Annual Assembly, Tennessee-Alabama Dist., Pilgrim Holiness Church
Jamestown, Tenn Cumberland Grove Campground 1937 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Buff color shows soiling otherwise excellent condition. Signed by R.D. Brown who was one of the trustees of the District. Contains the Official Directory, Ministerial Directory, Church reports. minister reports, etc. A rare work. Pilgrim Holiness Church or ' International Apostolic Holiness Church '[IAHC] is a religious denomination associated with the holiness movement that split from the Methodist Episcopal Church by Martin Wells Knapp in 1897. It was first organized in Cincinnati, Ohio as the International Holiness Union and Prayer League [IHU/IAHC]. Knapp, founder of the IAHC, ordained and his Worldwide Missions Board sent Charles and Lettie Cowman who had attended God's Bible School to Japan in December 1900. By the International Apostolic Holiness Churches Foreign Missionary Board and the co-board of the Revivalist the Cowmans had been appointed the General Superintendents and the Kilbournes the vice-General Superintendent for Korea, Japan and China December 29, 1905. The organization later became the Pilgrim Holiness Church in 1922 which eventually merged with the Wesleyan Methodists in 1968 to form the Wesleyan Church. Among many other Holiness children, the Korea Holiness Church, daughter of the IAHC/PHC, has approximately 10,000 churches globally and two million members in the four holiness denominations in 2010.Today, two groups of Pilgrim Holiness churches still exist from the secession of the merger in 1968-the Pilgrim Holiness Church, Inc. (of the Midwest) and the Pilgrim Holiness Church of NY, Inc. These two groups are not associated with the Wesleyan Church today but align themselves with the Conservative Holiness Movement. Many of the members merged into the Nazarene Church. Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 14 pages; Signed by Associated 
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Volks- Und Heimatkunde Des Politischen Bezirkes Hohenelbe Und Der Deutschen Gemeinden Der Im Westen Angrenzenden Gerichtsbezirke Neupakau Und Starkenbach. Unter Mitwirkung Von Mitgliedern Des Arnauer Und Des Hohenelber Lehr, JIRASEK, FRANZ JOS (JOSF)
11 JIRASEK, FRANZ JOS (JOSF) Volks- Und Heimatkunde Des Politischen Bezirkes Hohenelbe Und Der Deutschen Gemeinden Der Im Westen Angrenzenden Gerichtsbezirke Neupakau Und Starkenbach. Unter Mitwirkung Von Mitgliedern Des Arnauer Und Des Hohenelber Lehr
Marktoberdorf/Allgau Heimatkreis Holhenelbe/ Risengebirge E.V. 1986 Reprint; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
1986 reprint. Two volume set. Red covers with black engraving and gold print on cover. Written in German. This is the 1986 reprint of the first edition 1907-1915. Written in German with rough translation from German " Outside titled "History of the High Elber district." - First to geostatistics and geophysics, weather, flora & fauna, people and life of the people (dialect, dress, etc., folklore, superstitions, habits and customs, legends and folk tales), agriculture, trade and industry, trade u . traffic, spiritual culture, political conditions, welfare services ... In particular, the local churches Spindleruv Mlyn, Friedrichstal, Krause chalets, Ochs ditch Hackel, Upper Hohenelbe, Hohenelbe, Harta; Hennersdorf Pelsdorf, Pomeranian village Niederhof, Upper Langenau means Langenau low Langenau Schwarzental, Lauterwasser, forestry, Mönchdorf, Porsch joke, Arnau, Polke village, Moors Hermann iron, Arnsdorf, Tschermna, Kottwitz, upper and Lower oil, oil-Döberney, Kleinborowitz, Anseith, Oberprausnitz, Niederprausnitz, Switschin, Grossborowitz, Nedarsch, Widach, Stupna, Stückau, Starkenbach, Huttendorf, Benetzko. - With a "look back at the years 1915-1985" in Vol 1 (it references to "meritorious Riesengebirgler" as the musicologist Paul Nettl (1889-1972) and the writer Franz Fühmann (1922-1984)" Scarce.; National and local history of the district chief of the German Elbe River and the communities in the West and neighboring jur; Vol. 1 & 2; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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Ithaca Past and Present, Mayer, Virginia W.
12 Mayer, Virginia W. Ithaca Past and Present
Ithaca, NY City School District 1956 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red hard cover with white lettering. The original printing was in softcover, but has been nicely rebound into hardcover. Very clean. Written for the Ithaca Public Schools. Includes The Land of the Iroquois, The Coming of the White Man, Ithaca the Frontier Settlement, The Growth of the Village, The Growth of the City, Local Governments serve the Community, Ithaca and the Surrounding Community. Excellent history with many surnames. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.Complete appendix. Rare. ; Photos and Map; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 92 pages 
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13 Milner, John The End of Religious Controversy In a friendly correspondence between a Religious Society of Protestants, and a Catholic Divine
Pittsburg, PA John Murphy & Co. 1859 First Thus; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Books spine has severe damage, hinges cracking, contents clean. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. " ohn Milner (1752–1826) was an English Roman Catholic bishop and controversialist who served as the Vicar Apostolic of the Midland District from 1803 to 1826. His language was as harsh as ever, and unbecoming in a bishop, until at length an appeal was made to Rome, and Cardinal Fontana, who was then Prefect of Propaganda, forbade him to write in it anymore. During the last years of his life Milner withdrew to a great extent from public politics. He ceased to act on behalf of the Irish bishops, and though he did not hold any intercourse with the other vicars Apostolic, he ceased to write against them. He devoted himself to literary work. In 1818 his End of Controversy, perhaps the best known of all his books, at length appeared, and it was followed by a war of pamphlets and replies which went on for several years. Feeling his health failing, he applied for a coadjutor, and Rev. Thomas Walsh, President of Oscott College, was appointed. He was consecrated in 1825 when all the bishops of England met, and a reconciliation was effected. Milner survived less than a year, his death taking place at his house at Wolverhampton on 19 April 1826. (Wikipedia); 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 338 pages; 
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25th Anniversary West Virginia District Chuch of the Nazarene, No Author Listed
14 No Author Listed 25th Anniversary West Virginia District Chuch of the Nazarene
Beacon Hill Press 1965 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cover with silver lettering. Bios of church and photos of Pastors. and District Supts. There are a few dents to cover and rubs to corners and spine. Contents clean. Gives a history of the district from it's establishment in 1940. Rare. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 92 pages 
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750 Jahre Thaleischweiler-Fröschen  Festbuch zur 750 jahre-feier der ortsgemeinde thaieischweiler-froschen, No Author Listed
15 No Author Listed 750 Jahre Thaleischweiler-Fröschen Festbuch zur 750 jahre-feier der ortsgemeinde thaieischweiler-froschen
Germany Adolf Deil KG 1987 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Hardcover with no dust. Orangish brown cover with gold print. See scan. Has former owners name in front. Written in German. History and status of this area on the occassion of the 750 year celebration. Marginal notations and highlights. Thaleischweiler-Fröschen is a municipality in the Südwestpfalz district, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. It is situated on the western edge of the Palatinate forest, approx. 7 km north of Pirmasens. Has Coats of Arms in color. Das werbesymbol zur 750-jahr-feier vereinigt vier charakteristische bauten des ortes. Rare.; Photographs, plates, Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 568 pages 
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Burying Grounds, Graveyards, and Cemeteries, Laurens County, South Carolina Vol 1, No Author Listed
16 No Author Listed Burying Grounds, Graveyards, and Cemeteries, Laurens County, South Carolina Vol 1
Laurens, SC Laurens District Chapter South Carolina Genealogical Society 1990 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Hardcover edition, Vol 1 only. #309. ; Vol. 1; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 244 pages 
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Official Proceeding Third Annual Assembly Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene Indiana District 1928, No Author Listed
17 No Author Listed Official Proceeding Third Annual Assembly Pentecostal Church of the Nazarene Indiana District 1928
Kansas City, MO Nazarene Publishing House 1928 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Proceeding of the third District Assembly of the Indiana District for the Church of the Nazarene. Sessions held at Evansville, Indiana September 5-9, 1928. Presiding General Superintendent J.W. Goodwin. (photo inset) Roll of delegates, committee reports, and session minutes. Has statistial chart in back. Booklet now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare. Booklet Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.; Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 50 pages 
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History Of Coal County, Oklahoma, Poe, Betty (editor)
18 Poe, Betty (editor) History Of Coal County, Oklahoma
Salem, MA George B. Hill 2003 0881070718 / 9780881070712 First Edition; Fourth Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
As new condition. Black cover with gold print. Fully indexed. An extensive history of the area. Surnames indexed. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Coal County was formed at statehood from the former Shappaway County (later renamed Atoka County) of the Pushmataha District of the Choctaw Nation in Indian Territory. A 3.5 miles (5.6 km) strip of Coal County was taken from the Pontotoc District of the Chickasaw Nation. Mining became a mainstay of the county's economy during the 1870s. The first coal mine opened on Chief Allen Wright's land. The industry activity peaked between 1910 and 1916, but declined sharply after World War I.; B&W Illustrations; 4to; 444 pages 
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Hollowpoint  A Novel (Author Signed), Reuland, Robert
19 Reuland, Robert Hollowpoint A Novel (Author Signed)
Random House 2001 0375505016 / 9780375505010 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Also includes photo of author at book signing, signing books. In the steps of John Grisham and Scott Turow: a brilliant debut novel of psychological suspense by a Brooklyn assistant district attorney. ; 1 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches; 288 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Semiautomatic  A Novel, Reuland, Robert
20 Reuland, Robert Semiautomatic A Novel
Random House 2004 0375505024 / 9780375505027 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Robert Reulands hard-edged yet elegant writing has drawn comparisonsto that of writers as far-flung as Chandler, Hemingway, and T. S. Eliot, but his voice is all his own. With Reuland delivers another fist-in-the-gut novel set inside the courtroom and on the darkened street corners of Brooklyn. Drawing on his experience as a homicide prosecutor, Reuland captures lives on the edge, men and women working and dying in a very real world that most of us never see, although it exists right under our noses.Semiautomatic follows Reulands acclaimed debut, Hollowpoint which introduced antihero Andrew Giobberti, a prosecutor reckoning with his daughters accidental death while investigating a murder case that hits far too close to home. Now, eighteen months later, we find Gio gun-shy, living a rote existence, working in the sleepily academic Appeals Bureau. Then an opportunity comes for personal and professional rebirth: a murder trial.

Gio vows to play this one by the book, yet the difficulty of doing that quickly becomes apparent. He is paired with prosecutor Laurel Ashfield, and the two establish an instant mutual dislike. A key witness disappears. The case detective is conspicuously unavailable. The district attorney himself seems to have far more interest in the trial than the mundane facts would seem to merit. And Gio learns that it was not by chance that he was picked for this case.Gio is swept into the seamy, seedy world of Brooklyn politics and prosecution, caught between decent lives and indecent corruption, between streets that are already too dangerous and a killer who will most certainly kill again. ; (Author Signed); 1 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 256 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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