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  • N009wg85k?file=thumbnail
    Creator: White, William, 1748-1836
    Date: 1798
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: William White (1748-1836) was born and educated in Philadelphia, and served as Rector of Christ Church and St. Peter's Church for 57 years. He also served as Chaplain of the Continental Congress, Chaplain of the Senate, the first presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States, and a long-time trustee for the University of Pennsylvania. In this Easter sermon, Reverend White discusses his thoughts on 1 Corinthians 15:58, "Therefore, my beloved Brethren, be ye steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the Work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your Labour is not in vain in the Lord."
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    Creator: White, William, 1748-1836
    Date: {1797,1835}
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: William White (1748-1836) was born and educated in Philadelphia, and served as Rector of Christ Church and St. Peter's Church for 57 years. He also served as Chaplain of the Continental Congress, Chaplain of the Senate, the first presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States, and a long-time trustee for the University of Pennsylvania. Reverend White delivered this sermon in 1797, and again in 1835, with revisions noted on the inside front cover. Within, he discusses his thoughts on Psalms 90:12, "To teach us to number our Days, that we may apply our Hearts into Wisdom."
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    Creator: White, William, 1748-1836
    Date: 1779/1836~
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: William White (1748-1836) was born and educated in Philadelphia, and served as Rector of Christ Church and St. Peter's Church for 57 years. He also served as Chaplain of the Continental Congress, Chaplain of the Senate, the first presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States, and a long-time trustee for the University of Pennsylvania. In this charity sermon, Reverend White discusses his thoughts on Galatians 6:10, "As we have therefore Opportunity, let us do good unto all Men, especially unto them who are of the Household of Faith." A note on the cover states, “Towards ye End, there is an Allusion to ye Decease of Gen. Washington, and to ye dressing of ye Pulpit... in black. His successor. President Adams, was present.”
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  • Xk81jz08t?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1741/1744
    Contributing Institution: Fordham University Libraries
    Description: Title from spine; Title pages or captions of most sermons collected here indicate that they were delivered at the Colegio de San Gregorio, Mexico, 1741-1744; Bound in [original?] parchment with two leather ties; Paginated by hand in pen at top corners of pages; Several distinct watermarks; Water damage on several pages; Historical note: Sermons delivered at the Colegio de San Gregorio, Mexico, 1741-1744: likely the Colegio de San Gregorio in Mexico City, sometimes also known as Colegio Seminario de Indios de San Gregorio, founded in 1586 and run by Jesuits with the mission to educate indigenous Mexicans until 1856; Provenance note: Accompanied by note from former owner Theodore Cunnion, S.J -- former shelfmark 091.252 on front flyleaf; Note on digitized item: Pages 96-97 missing
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    Creator: Vasconzelos, Francisco Xavier, Marqués de Monserrate
    Date: 1700/1709
    Contributing Institution: Fordham University Libraries
    Description: Title transcribed from title page; Original number of sermons "46" crossed out by author and replaced with "47"; Each sermon has its own title page or caption, typically providing a more detailed title than given in the table of contents, and the date and location on which the sermon was delivered; Title pages or captions of all extant manuscript sermons and talks have statements of responsibility citing Francisco Xavier Vasconzelos, Marques de Monserrate (e.g. "por Francisco Xavier Vasconzelos, Marques de Monserrate"--fol. 59r); Place of production inferred from title pages of individual sermons and talks, which usually list Puebla de Los Angeles (present-day Puebla City, Mexico) as the location at which the sermons were delivered -- Most frequently, Iglesia de San Pedro is provided as the venue, but other venues appear such as Iglesia del Espiritú Santo (present-day Colegio Carolino); Date of production taken from title page -- inclusive dates of sermons extant in wrapper: 1703 March 1 - 1709 November 3; Extensive water damage throughout -- Some text may be obscured by this water damage; Notes tipped-in between fol. 169v-170r, fol. 274v-275r, and fol. 337v-338r; Manuscript is missing fol. 1r-42v (sermons 1-5), fol. 112r-121v (sermon 15) , fol. 144r-157v (sermons 19-20), fol. 182r-189v (sermons 23-24), fol. 204r-211v (sermon 28) -- location of missing leaves is unknown; In [original?] parchment wrapper; Historical note: Author of the sermons Francisco Xavier de Vasconzelos, Marqués de Monserrate is stated to be the abbot ["abbad"] of the church of San Pedro in Puebla de los Angeles: "Congregacion de el principe de los apostoles nuestro padre San Pedro ... por d. Fran. Xavier de Vasconselos Marques de Monserrate, actual abbad de dicha ecclesiastica congregacion"--Fol. 84r; "Iglesia ecclesiastica congregacion del principe de los apostoles nuestro padre el señor San pedro de la Puebla de los Angeles ... por d. Fran. Xavier Vasconselos Marques de Monserrate y actual abbad"--fol. 104r; Provenance note: Accompanied by note with letterhead of former owner Theodore Cunnion, SJ, indicating that item was formerly in the possession of St. Francis Xavier College, New York -- former shelfmark on fol. i verso: 091.252 S. 2 -- property stamp "St. Francis Xavier College, 1847, New York" on fol. 158r
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Dorr, Benjamin, 1796-1869
    Date: 1864-11-24
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Reverend Benjamin Dorr served as rector for Christ Church from 1839 to 1868, and undertook the difficult job of holding the congregation together during the Civil War. In this Thanksgiving sermon, Reverend Dorr lays out his thoughts on Deuteronomy 28:1-2, "And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command this day, that the Lord thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth; And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God."
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Dorr, Benjamin, 1796-1869
    Date: 1863-11-26
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Reverend Benjamin Dorr served as rector for Christ Church from 1839 to 1868, and undertook the difficult job of holding the congregation together during the Civil War. This Thanksgiving sermon, delivered in 1863, lays out Reverend Dorr's thoughts on 1 Chronicles 29:10-13, "Blessed be thou, Lord God of Israel, our Father, for ever and ever. Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty; for all that is in the heaven, and in the earth is Thine. Thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all. Both riches and honor come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might, and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all. Now therefore, our God, we thank thee and praise thy glorious name."
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Dorr, Benjamin, 1796-1869
    Date: 1862
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Reverend Benjamin Dorr served as rector for Christ Church from 1839 to 1868, and undertook the difficult job of holding the congregation together during the Civil War. This sermon lays out Reverend Dorr's thoughts on Psalms 66:13-14, "I will go into thy house with burnt offerings: I will pay thee my vows, which my lips hath uttered, and my mouth hath spoken, when I was in trouble." The inside front cover notes that Reverend Dorr delivered this sermon twice, in July and October of 1862.
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Dorr, Benjamin, 1796-1869
    Date: 1861/1866
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Reverend Benjamin Dorr served as rector for Christ Church from 1839 to 1868, and undertook the difficult job of holding the congregation together during the Civil War. This sermon lays out Reverend Dorr's thoughts on John 5:26-27, "As the Father hath life in himself, so hath he given to the son to have life in himself; - and hath given him authority to execute judgement also, because he is the son of man." The inside front cover notes five dates Reverend Dorr delivered this sermon, from 1861 to 1866.
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    Creator: Christ Church (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Dorr, Benjamin, 1796-1869
    Date: 1861-11-28
    Contributing Institution: Christ Church, Philadelphia PA
    Description: Reverend Benjamin Dorr served as rector for Christ Church from 1839 to 1868, and undertook the difficult job of holding the congregation together during the Civil War. This Thanksgiving sermon lays out Reverend Dorr's thoughts on 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, "Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you."
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