Biographical, Genealogical and Descriptive History of the First Congressional District of New Jersey Volume 2, Pp. 345-605

Biographical, Genealogical and Descriptive History of the First Congressional District of New Jersey Volume 2, Pp. 345-605

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...we began to rearrange the chairs, etc., in case Mr. Brace should come. The rain ceased falling, but the roads were in bad shape, yet a few of us lingered awhile, taking an occasional look up the road. I finally said: "Vell, I think we might as well make our way home, for there'll be no preaching here this day; it has been too stormy for Mr. Brace to get here." "Now don't you settle down to any such idea as that," said Dr. Bailey, "for I believe he'll come yet; it's a hard pull; but I know the man too well to give him up yet;" and, sure enough, in a little while, along came our true and tried friend Mr. Brace. Upon other after school occasions, the late Mr. Harris, then pastor of the Voodbury church, and others favored us with a service. Our first organist in the Sunday-school was a girl in my class, Miss Fanny Clark, now Mrs. Howard Hendrickson, and the lady we had to depend upon to play the organ at our evening preaching services was.Irs. Carey (my wife), who did her level best, just as we all did what we were called upon to perform. She could lead oft" the tune with her right hand quite well, and tumble in a pretty good homemade harmony with her left, and we all sung with gladness in our hearts. There were many experiences had then that could not be re-enacted. Sometimes we chipped in with the Presbyterian church of Glassboro, engaged a minister from Philadelphia, who would go down on Saturday night to Glassboro to preach for them in the morning, and one of their members who was a section boss on the railroad would gather up a crew and run the minister up to I/Venonah on a hand-car to preach for us in the afternoon or evening. I think our first pastor, Mr. O'Brian, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236841425
  • 9781236841421