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With The Wishing Cap, Sherwood promotes God's love over material objects. When a group of children are given the chance to make wishes for anything they want, the story implies that God's love is enough.

Publisher

Religious Tract Society

City

New York, New York

Printer

Daniel Fanshaw

City

New York, New York

Publication Date

circa 1819

Keywords

Cedarville, Archives, Special Collections, tracts

Document Type

Tract

Comments

Mary Martha Sherwood (1775–1851) was a 19th-century English children's writer of over 400 works.

The New York Religious Tract Society was established in 1812 and merged with the American Tract Society in 1825.

Source

University Special Collections

Digitization Date

March 28, 2022

Original Format

2¾" x 4¼" paperback tract, 16 pages, printed recto and verso, illustrated

Language

English

Copyright

Copyright expired

The Wishing Cap

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