Eells, Nathaniel. Sermon

Collection History

Please note that as of January 2022, the Nathaniel Eells sermon, 1740, and all future digital collections are now hosted on the library's new digital archive.

This collection comprises a single sermon by Rev. Nathaniel Eells (1711-1786), the minister of the East Congregational Church in Stonington, Connecticut. Rev. Eells was the son of Rev. Nathaniel Eells, Sr. of Scituate, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard in 1728 and was ordained in 1733, continuing in office at the East Congregational Church until his death. This sermon was originally preached on November 13, 1740.

The original manuscripts in this collection are owned by our project partners, the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Further information about the collection can be found in the NEHGS catalog.


Digital Materials

Sermon, 1740

Rev. Eells preached this Thanksgiving sermon on Ephesians 5:20 at Scituate, Mass. on November 13, 1740. The date and location are specified in the header, as well as the verse text: "giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ".


Related Materials

Norwell, Mass. First Parish Church, 1642-1908


Special Thanks

These digital resources have been made possible in part by the Council on Library and Information Resources, through a Digitizing Hidden Collections grant.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this resource do not necessarily represent those of the Council on Library and Information Resources.