The aged Christian's companion : containing a variety of essays, adapted to the improvement, consolation, and encouragement of persons advanced in life / by the Rev. John Stanford ... ; with a memoir of the author, by the Rev. George Upfold ...
- 2nd ed.
- New-York : Stanford and Swords ..., 1849, [c1848] (New-York : Stereotyped and printed by John R. M'Gown)
xxix, , 416 p. ; 24 cm.
- Older people -- Prayers and devotions.
Older people -- Religious life -- Literary collections.
- Gift books -- New York (State) -- New York -- 19th century.
- Place of Publication:
- United States New York (State) New York.
- "A brief sketch of the life of the Rev. John Stanford, D. D.": p. [v]-xxix.
"This work originally appeared in 1829"; the 2nd ed. includes additional pieces that the author had been preparing for a second vol.--Cf. "Advertisement to the second edition" (p. [iii]).
- Local notes:
- Gift Book Collection copy has a ms. inscription, which reads "to my mother", dated 1850, on the front free endpaper..
Gift Book Collection copy has a ms. "note", in pencil and signed E.S(?).H., and various newspaper clippings, laid in.
- Penn Provenance:
- Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (donor) (Gift Book Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Upfold, George, 1796-1872.
M'Gown, John R.
Stanford and Swords.
Gift Book Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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