Titolo: REMINISCENCES OF MORRIS, AND HISTORY OF THE ...
Casa editrice: E. B. TURNER, MORRIS, IL
Data di pubblicazione: 1865
Legatura: PRINTED PAPER COVERS
Condizione libro: FiRST EDITION
Edizione: First Edition.
Tipologia articolo: BOOKLET
16 PAGES. SOILING OF THE COVERS. VERTICAL FOLD. MILD FOXING. "AMERICAN IMPRINTS INVENTORY" (AII) CHICAGO ANTE-FIRE IMPRINT NUMBER 989. AII LISTS FOUR COPIES. THE PASTOR OF THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH PROVIDES A HISTORY OF THE CITY OF MORRIS, IL, FOUNDED IN 1842. THE TOWN WAS LAID OUT ALONG THE ROUTE OF THE ILLINOIS AND MICHIGAN CANAL. IN THE BEGINNING, THE TOWN'S REPUTATION AND "MORALS" WERE VERY LOW. FIFTEEN OF THE SEVENTEEN HOUSE AT THE TIME SERVED LIQUOR TO THE WORKERS ON THE CANAL. IN 1846 THE FIRST PREACHER ARRIVED TO A VERY DISINTERESTED POPULATION. IN 1847, THE MIGRATION OF PURITAN STOCK FROM VERMONT ARRIVED AND WITH THE SUPPORT OF "THE AMERICAN HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY" AND AN ASSORTMENT OF RELIGIOUS GROUPS, THE CONCEPT OF A CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH WAS FORMED. OTHER RELIGIUOS FOLLOWIERS ARRIVED AS THE TOWN OF MORRIS GREW IN POPULATION AND THEY FOUNDED THEIR OWN CHURCHES. THIS ANTE-FIRE IMPRINT PROVIDES AN INTERESTING AND COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF MORRIS, ILLINOIS. PRINTED BY CHURCH, GOODMAN & DONNELLY, STEAM BOOK AND JOB PRINTERS. CHICAGO, IL. Size: 5 1/2" x 8 9/16". Codice inventario libreria 002391
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