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    The Life, Experience, and Travels of John Colby: Volume II (History of Free Will Baptists) (Paperback) By (author) John Colby, Prepared for publication by Alton E Loveless

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    DescriptionColby, Rev. John, who joined the Freewill Baptists in 1799, was born in Sandwich, N. H., December 9, 1787. When fifteen years of age his father moved to Sutton, Vt. In 1805 became a Christian and was baptized on the 8th of December. He began his labors as a preacher. Soon after he made a journey to Ohio. Arriving at Springfield, Vt., he received ordination at the hands of two ministers on the 30th of November, 1809. He then took up his journey, preaching as he went, going through New York, Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, and into Indiana, which was then a territory. He then turned about in his course, and passing through northern Ohio, and so on eastward, reached his father's home on the 6th of July, having been gone eight months. The year 1811 was spent in New Hampshire, where interesting revivals were witnessed, especially in Eaton and Meredith. In December of that year he witnessed a gracious outpouring of God's spirit in Montville, Me. He baptized eighty-eight, who with some others were organized into a church. From 1812 to 18I7 he preached in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Great success attended his labors, Colby was not strong in body, when he went to New York City in March, 1817. In the fall it became necessary for him to seek a warmer climate, so he went as far south as Norfolk, Va., where he arrived the 31St of October. Twice he was carried to the church and preached. He continued to fail rapidly, and died Nov. 23, 1817. His only publication was a volume of his life down to 1815. The biography was afterwards completed by the addition of his journal, and several editions of the book have been published.


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    Title
    The Life, Experience, and Travels of John Colby
    Subtitle
    Volume II
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Colby, Prepared for publication by Alton E Loveless
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 66
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 4 mm
    Weight: 150 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781495934216
    ISBN 10: 1495934217
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.7
    B&T General Subject: 170
    Abridged Dewey: 200
    BIC subject category V2: HB
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    LC classification: BL
    BIC subject category V2: BGX
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000, BIO018000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Createspace
    Imprint name
    Createspace
    Publication date
    12 February 2014