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Mr Chauncey’s


At the FUNERAL of the Reverend

Mr. John Williams.

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The Reverend John Williams (1764-1729) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, died twenty-five years after being taken captive with his family and other Deerfield residents in the French and Indian raid on the town in 1704. Williams was well known in New England because of his two-year captivity experience and for his efforts to bring home his children and other Deerfield captives still in Canada. The Reverend Isaac Chauncey's funeral sermon for Williams was typically wordy. It praised repeatedly Williams' personal faith and excellent qualities as a minister despite personal tragedy.


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"A Sermon Preach'd at the Funeral of the Reverend Mr. John Williams"

printer   D. Henchman and T. Hancock [Printer]
author   Reverend Isaac Chauncey (1670-1745)
date   Jun 12, 1729
location   Boston, Massachusetts
height   7.0"
width   5.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Books/Booklet - Sermon
accession #   #L99.042

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"The Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion"

"A Biographical Memoir of the Rev. John Williams"

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