Memoir of Jemima Wilkinson, a Preacheress of the Eighteenth Century : Containing an Authentic Narrative of Her Life and Character, and of the Rise, Progress and Conclusion of Her Ministry (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Memoir of Jemima Wilkinson, a Preacheress of the Eighteenth Century: Containing an Authentic Narrative of Her Life and Character, and of the Rise, Progress and Conclusion of Her Ministry IN presenting the public with this History, the author begs leave to remark, that no pains or diligence, nor rea. Sonable expense, has been spared in obtaining correct information; and although, he had been personally ac. Quainted with Jem ms. For many years previous to her death, and knew much of her history, yet he has not here stated any Jacta or circumstances in relation to her character or conduct, without the authority of persons of respectability for their -veracity from whom he re. Ceived them, together with a solemn assurance that they had been eye and ear witnesses of all they related concerning her. And although true it is, that from the great length'of' time which has elapsed since Jemima commenced her career as a Preacheress, and, from the imperfection of man's memory, some inaccuracies may have intervened as to the order of time in which the events of her life happened, yet as to the existence of those events, and their attendant circumstances, all those who pretend to relate them agreawith remarkable precision'and. Exact. Ness. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 294 pages
- 152 x 229 x 16mm | 395g
- 27 Nov 2017
- Forgotten Books
- 319 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white