Memorials of John Dyson, Esq., J.P., Late of Green Bank, Thurgoland; With Copious Extracts from His Letters
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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...on Sunday and at the meeting amounted to 19, 10s. Id.!! 5, 101." rd. more than last year: this for little Thurgoland!" The following week my brother made his first appearance on a London platform as a speaker. It was at the Home Missionary Meeting, held in City Road Chapel, on April 30th, 1872. The Rev. C. Prest, the General Secretary, had heard him speak on two occasions at Home Missionary Meetings, both held in Ebenezer Chapel, Sheffield. Mr. Prest, being deeply impressed with the unusual excellency of these addresses, had influenced the Committee in London in his favour, hence his engagement as one of the speakers at their annual meeting. He went up to the Metropolis on the previous Friday, and was accompanied by three or four personal friends. They attended the Missionary Breakfast Meeting on Saturday morning, which was good, but too long. The breakfast was at 9 A.M., and the meeting continued till 1 P.M. The party visited the Crystal Palace in the afternoon. On Sunday they heard Rev. D. J. Waller, the present President, in the morning; Canon Liddon, at St. Paul's, in the afternoon; and Rev. Paul Orchard, at King's Cross, in the evening. Monday, they attended the Annual Missionary Meeting in Exeter Hall, which was exceedingly good. " The speaking was extraordinary." " All the speeches were very good; and the enthusiasm which burst forth when the Chairman, the Right Hon. the Earl of Shaftesbury, rose to address the meeting, never flagged-to the last." The rest of the day they spent in sight-seeing.-Tuesday morning, they visited several places of interest in the City, and in the evening attended the Home Mission Meeting at City Road. My brother says: " Dr. James, the...
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