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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 ...

Author/Creator:
Stanford, John, 1754-1834.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
New-York : Stanford and Swords ..., 1849, [c1848] (New-York : Stereotyped and printed by John R. M'Gown)
Format/Description:
Book
xxix, [1], 416 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Older people -- Prayers and devotions.
Older people -- Religious life -- Literary collections.
Gift books.
Form/Genre:
Gift books -- New York (State) -- New York -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Notes:
"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:
1849
Contributor:
Upfold, George, 1796-1872.
M'Gown, John R.
Stanford and Swords.
Gift Book Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
646576410
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