1802 W. W. WOODWARD. Revivals of Religion in the United States. Cane Ridge

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Woodward, William Wallis. Increase of Piety, or the Revival of Religion in the United States of America; containing several interesting Letters not before published. Together with Three Remarkable Dreams, In succession, as related by a Female in the Northern Liberties of Philadelphia, to several Christian Friends, and handed to the Press by a respectable Minister of the Gospel. Newburyport: Printed by Angier March, 1802.

Very good full leather with red leather spine title label, 5 x 7 1/2 inches, recent former owner's inscription on the front paste-down, several other inscriptions on the end papers ca. 1808. 128 pp., tight, dark stain lower outer corner last 10 leaves. Woodward was the compiler and publisher of this work, first at Philadelphia in the same year. 

No. 5913 in Roberts, Revival Literature: An Annotated Bibliography.

Letters to and from many persons, including Isaac Backus, Ashbel Green, Drury Lacy, James Finley, Richard M'Namar [Cane Ridge], J. Badger, and Caleb Blood. These relate happenings in Connecticut, Maine, Nova Scotia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, the North-Western Territory, and elsewhere.

The Three Remarkable Dreams are those of Mrs. Rebecca Ashburn as related to Mr. Thomas Timings of the Baptist Church, Philadelphia.