(1703-58) Born in East Windsor, Connecticut Colony. A Christian preacher, he is considered to be America's most important philosophical theologian, and one of its greatest intellectuals. Edwards played a critical role in shaping the First Great Awakening, and was the author of many books. He was the grandfather of Aaron Burr, the 3rd Vice President of the United States, and died from a small pox inoculation in 1758 while serving as president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University).
1800's portrait engraving, executed by S.S. Jocelyn. Imprint, Prest. Edwards, with printed facsimile signature below his likeness. 3 1/4 x 5. Tipped to 6 x 9 page.