‘  England, May 30th, 1770. Being the Anniversary for the Election of His Majesty's Council for the said Province. By Samuel Cooke, A. M., Pastor of the Second Church in Cambridge. Boston: Printed by Edes and Gill, Printers to the honorable House of Representatives. Mdcclxx.’ This sermon is reprinted, with illustrative notes, &c., in Thornton's Pulpit of the American Revolution, pp. 147-186. ‘At Eleven o'clock His Honor the Lieutenant-Governor, accompanied by the Honorable His Majesty's Council, the Honorable House of Representatives and a Number of other Gentlemen, preceded by the first Company in Cambridge of the Regiment of Militia, commanded by the Honorable Brigadier Brattle, went in Procession to the Meeting-House, where a Sermon suitable to the Occasion was preached by the Rev'd Mr. Samuel Cooke, of Cambridge, from these words: 2 Samuel. XXIII. 3, 4. The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over man must be just, ruling in the fear of God, etc. After Divine Service the Procession returned to Harvard Hall, where an Entertainment was provided.’1—Boston Gazette, June 4, 1770.
1771No. 1271 of Mr. Cooke's discourses is an expository sermon, numbered 4, on Matt. 2: from 12 v. to the end, dated Feb. 24, 1771. Another is No. 6, on Matt. 3:7, to the end, dated Mar. 17, 1771.
No. 1275 is exposition No. 7—Matt. 4: to the end of the 11 v.— dated Mar. 31, 1771. No. 1278 is expository Nos. 9 and 10—Matt. 5:1, to the 10 v.— dated April 14, 1771. No. 1279 is exposition No. 11—Matt. 5: 10, to the 20 v.—dated April 21, 1771. No. 1282 is exposition No. 13—Matt. 6:1, to the end of the 15 v. —dated May 12, 1771. Another No. 1282 is a sermon on Mark 13:35, 36—dated May 5, 1771—delivered on occasion of the sudden death of James Robbins, drowned at Medford, April 30, 1771. See Genealogies. No. 1286 is exposition No. 18—Matt. 8: to the 17 v.—dated June 9, 1771. No. 1301 is exposition No. 29—Matt. 13: from the 20 v. to the end—dated Dec. 2, 1771.