Missionary Register Volume 10

Missionary Register Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ... the Rev. Edward Palmer--the Rev. John Lowe, jun., and the Rev. John Blackburn--the Rev. George Hodson, and the Rev. W. H. Vale--the Rev. Thomas Best, and Mr. Samuel Roberts--and Rowland Hodgson, Esq. and the Rev. Thomas Best In the course of the Meeting, Mr. W. Singleton, a Member of the Society of Friends, whose visit to Africa we have several times mentioned, and who resides in this neighbourhood, in an Address, remarkable for its simplicity and evident sincerity, most satisfactorily confirmed the statements which have been made by the Society respecting the Negroes. His testimony was the more striking, as Mr. Singleton went to'Africa, as he-expressed it, prejudiced against the operations of the Society; and became a decided convert, on the spot, to the importance of its labours. It is remarked, in the " Sheffield Iris," in reference to this Address--This testimony was delivered in terms so cordial and affectionate, and at the same time with so delicately conscientious an adherence to the simple truth, that it may be deemed a most invaluable evidence of the genuine success, both in a temporal and spiritual view, of the faithful and patient and exemplary labours of the Missionaries employed in that lately barren, but now comparatively civilized and christianized, region. The frank reserve which the respectable speaker made on those points on which it migitt be expected that a Member of his Society would differ from Members of the Established Church, gave additional sanction to his favourable report X)f what he deemed unexceptionably good. AMeeting was held at Attercliffe, the same evening, which was addressed by the Kev. Messrs. Sutton, Bickersteth, Best, Hodson, and Blackburn, and by Mr. Montgomery. At these Sermons and Meetings, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 708g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236650786
  • 9781236650788