A Dissertation on the Right and Obligation of the Civil Magistrate to Take Care of the Interest Religion, and Provide for Its Support; in Which the Arguments in Confirmation of Said Right and Obligation, Both from Reason and the Sacred Scriptures, Are Adduced: the Usual Objections Examined, Together with Several Corollaries Deduced from the Subject. Simon Backus.

A Dissertation on the Right and Obligation of the Civil Magistrate to Take Care of the Interest Religion, and Provide for Its Support; in Which the Arguments in Confirmation of Said Right and Obligation, Both from Reason and the Sacred Scriptures, Are Adduced: the Usual Objections Examined, Together with Several Corollaries Deduced from the Subject.

Middletown, CT: Printed by T. & J. B. Dunning, 1804. First Edition. Printed wrappers. Item #24462

v, 34pp. Self-wrappers, stitched. Published in response to an oration delivered in Wallingford, CT, by Abraham Bishop upholding the ideals of secular republicanism, which Backus disputed. Name on title, chipping to edges, soiling and some scattered foxing. A good copy. Sabin 2637. ; Octavo.

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