Cincinnati: Printed by Shepard & Co., 1844. First edition. 8vo, stitched (lacks rear wrapper; front wrapper detached but present), 32 pages. Quite damp-stained, with some old light purple stain indicative of one-time mildewing; wrapper soiled and worn; a good, sound copy only. Item #14573
Includes an appendix detailing the death of the Cleaveland's daughter Caroline at age 10 in Ann Arbor.
Rev. Cleaveland had been president of the failed Marshall College in Marshall, Mich., and succeeded Lyman Beecher at the Second Presbyterian Church in Cincinnati in 1841; it is unclear why his wife died in Marshall. Gift inscription on the front wrapper.
Morgan 119; American Imprints 44-1428; Sabin 13397.