St. Helena and the Cape of Good Hope; Or, Incidents in the Missionary Life of the REV. James M'Gragor Bertram, of St.Helena

St. Helena and the Cape of Good Hope; Or, Incidents in the Missionary Life of the REV. James M'Gragor Bertram, of St.Helena

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ... of Wesleyan Missions. " A.hutchinson. ' J. H. Beck, S'th African " C. S. Pillars. Missionary Society. " G. Thompson. " B. Ridsdale, Wes. Miss. " Borrodailes. Mr. Alexander, B. C. S. " J. Lawton. " Hawkins, ' do. Dr. Abercrombie. " Brown, do. Mr. Rutherford. " Williams, do. " Solomon. " W. Cairncross, Senior. A Friend, etc., etc., etc. A similar statement also appeared, June 21st, in the " Commercial Advertiser," of Cape Town; and in the July number of " the Cape of Good Hope Christian Magazine," a monthly periodical of decided ability, which had been commenced in the preceding January. In answer to these appeals, a sum exceeding sixty-five pounds was contributed by the gentlemen above-named, of which nearly forty pounds were collected by the truly excellent Judge Williams, who had manifested so great an interest in the enterprise. Captain James Adams, of the brig " Velox," since deceased, very generously made him the offer of a free passage to the island; for which, and his subsequent kindness to one of Christ's disciples, he has ere this received, we doubt not, the reward promised by the Great Head of the Church to him who giveth a cup of water to any of His servants in the name of Christ. On Saturday, June 28th, Mr. Bertram bade farewell to his family, and, provided with letters to a worthy resident of the island, he set sail, with a favoring wind, for his future home. St. Helena is a singular elevation of rock in the midst of the Atlantic Ocean, eighteen hundred miles from the Cape of Good Hope, twelve hundred miles from the nearest coast of Africa, two thousand miles from South America, and six hundred miles from the Island of Ascension, which is the nearest...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123665076X
  • 9781236650764