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bMS 738

Thayer, Ebenezer, 1734-1792. Sermons, 1774-1791: A Finding Aid.

Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Call No.: bMS 738
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Thayer, Ebenezer, 1734-1792
Title: Thayer, Ebenezer, 1734-1792. Sermons, 1774-1791.
Date(s): 1774-1791
Date(s): 1753
Date(s): 1760-1766
Date(s): 1766
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: This collection consists of four handwritten sermons by Thayer. They are concerned with four passages from the Bible: Genesis 4:4; Revelation 3:1-2; Deuteronomy 29:9 and 1 Corinthians 9:24. There are notations on the sermons noting where and when they were delivered.

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Biographical / Historical

Ebenezer Thayer (1734-1792) was born in Braintree, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard in 1753, and was a tutor at Harvard from 1760-1766. He was ordained a Congregational minister at Hampton, New Hampshire in 1766, and settled there permanently as pastor of the Congregational church for twenty-six years. He married Martha Cotton, and they had six children.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of four handwritten sermons by Thayer. They are concerned with four passages from the Bible: Genesis 4:4; Revelation 3:1-2; Deuteronomy 29:9 and 1 Corinthians 9:24. There are notations on the sermons noting where and when they were delivered.

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