Sermons Preached to Government Bodies

United States House of Representatives

Stockton, Thomas Hewlings. Sermon from the Capitol on the Imperishable and Saving Words of Christ: Delivered, in the Hall of the House of Representatives, on Sabbath Morning, March 28, 1860. Washington, Printed by L. Towers, 1860.

Massachusetts Election Sermons

When the Massachusetts legislature convened for the first time after an election, a distinguished clergyman was invited to address them

Phelps, Austin. The Relations of the Bible to the Civilization of the Future: A Sermon Delivered before His Excellency Nathaniel P. Banks, Governor, His Honor Eliphalet Trask, Lieut. Governor, the Honorable Council, and the Legislature of Massachusetts, at the Annual Election, Wednesday, January 2, 1861. Boston: W. White, printer to the State, 1861.

Alger, William Rounseville. Public Morals, or, The True Glory of a State: A Discourse Delivered before the Executive and Legislative Departments of the Government of Massachusetts, at the Annual Election, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 1862. Boston: W. White, Printer to the State, 1862.

Walker, James. A Sermon Delivered before the Executive and Legislative Departments of the Government of Massachusetts at the Annual Election, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1863. Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1863.

Stearns, William Augustus. A sermon Delivered before the Executive and Legislative Departments of the Government of Massachusetts, at the Annual Election, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1864. Boston, Wright & Potter, State printers, 1864.

Stone, Andrew Leete. The Work of New England in the Future of our Country: A Sermon Delivered before the Executive and Legislative Departments of the Government of Massachusetts at the Annual Election, Wednesday, Jan 4, 1865. Boston, Wright & Potter, State printers, 1865.

United States House of Representatives

Massachusetts Election Sermons

When the Massachusetts legislature convened for the first time after an election, a distinguished clergyman was invited to address them.