4 Early Tennessee Printed Books, all related to the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, founded in Tennessee in the early 1800s. 1) THE CONSTITUTION OF THE CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Ratified and adopted by the Synod of Cumberland, held at Sugg's Creek in Tennessee State, April the 5th, 1814, and continued by adjournments, until the 9th of the same month. Nashville, T., 1815, Printed by M. & J. Norvell for the Publishers. 154 Pages. Previous owner inscriptions James Lowrey and Sarah Lowry (sic). 2) HISTORY OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH FROM ITS ORIGIN TO THE PRESENT TIME, Compiled by Various Authors Including a History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Drawn from Authentic Documents, by the Rev. James Smith. Printed and published at the Cumberland Presbyterian Office, 1835. 685 pages. 3) A SERIES OF LECTURES ON THE MOST IMPORTANT SUBJECTS IN DIVINITY, by Rev. Finis Ewing, published Fayetteville, Tennessee, printed for the Cumberland Presbyterian Synod by E and J. B. Hill, 1827. 223 pages. 4) A SERIES OF SERMONS ON PRACTICAL AND FAMILIAR SUBJECTS IN TWO VOLUMES (Volume 1 only), by the Robert Henderson, pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Murfreesborough, Printed at the Knoxville Register Office by Heiskell and Brown, 1823. 342 pages. Condition: Leather covers are dry and worn with some cracking and partial separations between boards and spines, some previous owner pen and pencil inscriptions. A touch of dampstaining to a couple of the volumes.
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