A MEMOIR OF THE LIFE AND TIMES REV. ISAAC BACKUS, A.M. BY ALVAH HOVEY, D.D., PROFESSOR OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY IN NEWTON THEOLOGICAL INSTITUTION.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858, by GOULD AND LINCOLN, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
TO THE REV. BARNAS SEARS, D.D., LL.D. WHOSE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY, AND WHOSE WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT WHEN MOST NEEDED, WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN;
TO THE REV. SILAS HALL, THE RESULTS OF WHOSE CAREFUL EXAMINATION AND ARRANGEMENT OF THE BACKUS' PAPERS, AS WELL AS OF MUCH ADDITIONAL LABOR, HAVE BEEN GENEROUSLY BESTOWED;
THIS WORK IS GRATEFULLY INSCRIBED.