A Sermon,

(Cape of Good Hope.) Hough (Rev. George)

A Sermon,

on the duty of submission to lawful authority: preached at the Military Chapel, Cape Town, on Sunday, November 20, 1825 ... published at the request of ... Lord Charles Henry Somerset.

Description: pp. 25, 8vo, late 20th-century calf backed boards

Publication Details: Cape of Good Hope: Printed at the Government Press, 1825

Notes: Scarce. The occasion was the commutation of the death sentence 'in front of the troops', passed on Private William Nowland 'for striking his Captain.' This was printed for distribution among the troops: possibly the troops did not much relish the tract, and so discarded it. In his peroration, the Rev. Hough tells the troops how fortunate they are - 'You are better off than the great bodies of men engaged in manufacturing or in agricultural employments; better off, perhaps, than two-thirds of the whole English population; and incomparably better paid, better fed, better clothed, better lodged, ...more

Bibliography: (Medelssohn pp.737-38)

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Price: £600

Subject: Travel & Topography

Published Date: 1825

Stock Number: 67095

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