Edward Hitchcock unnumbered sermon, 1839 May
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A sermon by Edward Hitchcock discussing the effects of a young man's sinfulness upon his parents, and speaks metaphorically about children "murdering" their parents through their own sins. He lists several behaviors in the hypothetical son that cause distress to his parents, such as embracing religious error and neglecting personal religion. Hitchcock then addresses the youths in his congregation directly and urges them to consider their conduct and its effect on their parents. Hitchcock indicates the sermon was rewritten in 1846 and it contains many edits and additions. Hitchcock has noted the dates and locations where he delivered this sermon on the inside cover and last page.
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
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- Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
- Conway (Mass.)
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864--Sermons
Christian youth--Religious life--Sermons
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- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864. Edward Hitchcock unnumbered sermon, 1839 May. 1839-05. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:511332. (Accessed December 10, 2018.)
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- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864, (1839-05) Edward Hitchcock unnumbered sermon, 1839 May. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:511332
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- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:511332>.