AZEVEDO, MOSES COHEN D'. The Form of Prayer performed in the Synagogue of the Portuguese and Spanish Jews residing in London, on Friday, the 13th December, 1776, which answers to the 3d Tebet, 5537, being the Fast-Day, appointed by His Majesty King George, to humble ourselves before the Supreme Being, imploring Pardon for our Sins, his Divine Assistance to His Majesty's Arms by Sea and Land, and the Restoration of Peace and Prosperity to these Kingdoms: also the Sermon preached on that day. London: Printed by Gilbert White, 1777. [A]2 B-H2 B-H2; 30 leaves; [i]-xxxi [xxxii blank]  - 27 [28 blank]. 4to in 2's, old quarter red morocco and moir cloth, title leaf with large long stain catching 18 lines and with outer margins softened by old dampstain, most severe at front of volume, title leaf cracked at inner margin. First Edition in English, text in English and Hebrew. Roth, p. 312 (B9, no. 6).
"Therefore, we thy servants implore thee this day in behalf of our Sovereign Lord King George, against those American Provinces that have rebelled against their lawful Prince, and withdrawn their allegiance from his Government, and the constitution of these kingdoms." (P.xii of prayers following Psalm 29)
"The excellent doctrine of our Rabby...will furnish us with a proper subject for this solemn Day, on which we are assembled here, by command of His Majesty our Gracious King, to humble ourselves with abstinence and fasting in the presence of the Almighty God, to implore his Divine Assistance in behalf of His Majesty's Arms, that he may obtain victory and success over those American Provinces, that have withdrawn their Allegiance and raised a Rebellion against their lawful Prince and the Constitution of this Kingdom, and also that me may vouchsafe, in his Divine Mercy, to incline the mind of those deluded fellow subjects, that they may return to the obedience of their offended Monarch, that these Kingdoms may again enjoy the return of peace, quietness, and tranquility." (P. 2 of the sermon)
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