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Text of a sermon preached by Rev. Eliphalet Gillet at the interment of Elizabeth Cheever Fillebrown (Aug 1771-Oct 1817) at East Winthrop Cemetery in Winthrop, Maine, the central theme of which is, transformation. "Death to man is not the destruction of being, but a change in the mode and place of his existence." The sermon includes a brief profile of the deceased (p 15-16).
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Gillet, Eliphalet, "Blessedness of the Pious Dead: A Sermon Preached in Winthrop, at the Interment of Mrs. Elizabeth Fillebrown, consort of the Hon. Thomas Fillebrown, who Departed this Life October 23, 1817, aged 46" (1817). Maine Bicentennial. 103.