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EXTRACTS OF CHARGES,
MORAL AND RELIGIOUS SUBJECTS ;
DELIVERED AT SUNDRY TIMES,
BY THE HONORABLE
and Quarter Sessions for the State of Pennsylvania.
With a Recommendation by the Reverend Clergy of the
Presbyterian Church, in the City of Philadelphia.
TO WHICH IS ANNEXED,
FOR CORNELIUS DAVIS, NO. 7, PECK SLIP
THE following Charges and Addresses of Judge
1 Rush, have not been published at his expence, nor by his request. A number of gentlemen who had read some of them in the newspapers, were so much impressed, both with the importance of the matter the in, and the forcible and perspicuous manner in which it is co n icated, as to engage them to take measures for the publication of the whole, in a forin that should be more durable and more generally useful. With this view they solicited the Judge to furnish them with a complete and correct copy. He kindly complied with the solicitation--and this is all the agency or concern that he has had in the business. We
The printer, who has published this pamphlet at his own risk, agreed to do it, on condition that the Subscribers would previously peruse it, and engage to give their recommendation of it to the public. They hope to escape the charge of vanity or arrogance, in haying fulfilled the condition prescribed—They have read the pamphlet with attention, and do now cheerfully and cordially recommend it, as a most valuable and seasonable publication. They think that it explains and enforces a number of moral and religious duties, in a manner that will appear to many, at once, new, just, and striking: They think it particularly and highly estimable, as it domonstrates the connexion between the principles of religion and those of social happiness to be necessary and indissoluble; and explains the extent to which our municipal laws enforce a regard to the laws of God. They are persuaded that it is well calculated to render every porson, who seriously and candidly reads it, both a better Christian and a better Citizen; and therefore they sincerely wish that it may have an extensive circulation,
JOHN BLAIR LINN.