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PARK STREET CHURCH,
BY EDWARD D. GRIFFIN, D. D.
PASTOR OF PARK STREIT CHURCH.
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY NATHANIEL WILLIS,
NO. 76, STATE STREET.
ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS.
[L. S.] District of Massachusetts, to wit : District Clerk's Office.
BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the tenth day of May, A. D. 1813, and in the thirty-seventh year of the Independence of the United States of America, Nathaniel Willis, of the said District, has deposited in this Office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit: “A Series of Lectures, delivered in Park Street Church, Boston, on Sabbath Evening. By Edward D. Griffin, D. D. Pastor of Park Street Church." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, intitled, “ An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies, during the times therein mentioned ;” and also to an Act entitled, “An Act Supplementary to an Act, entitled, an Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned ; and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."
WM. S. SHAW, Clerk of the District of Massachusetts.
TO THE CONGREGATION WHO SUPPORT THE LECTURE IN
PARK STREET CHURCH ON SABBATH EVENING.
MY DEAR FRIENDS,
In dedicating to you a series of Discourses prepared for your benefit, and now published at the request of a very respectable portion of you, I think I am prompted no less by propriety than feeling. Though many of you do not belong to my particular charge, the Lecture which you have contributed to maintain is your own, and these fruits of it are your own.
I am glad also to have this opportunity to express my gratitude for the liberality and candour with which you have supported that Exercise, and statedly listened to the expositions there attempted. As a distinct expression of this sentiment I commit these plain, unadorned Discourses which you have caused to be preached, to your patronage and protection, while I commend them in a higher sense to the gracious protection of God.