Sketches Of The Life And Character Of The Rev. Lemuel Haynes, A. M.; For Many Years Pastor Of A…

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. MINISTRY OF MR. HAYNES AT MANCHESTER After preaching his farewell sermon at Kutland, a new field of usefulness was opened, and Mr. Haynes Was invited to preach in Manchester, a pleasant town on the west side of the Green Mountains. Manchester was at this time the residence of the self-taught Richard Skinner, who in early life was elected a . member of Congress, and afterward sustained the offices of judge of the Supreme Court and governor of Vermont. It was also the residence of Joseph Burr, Esq., the liberal benefactor of several literary and religious institutions. Mr. Haynes's reputation as a distinguished preacher introduced him into this delightful village. There was at this time a deep and solemn interest among the people respecting religion. The spirit of God was poured out, and "the fields were white already to harvest." Extracts from his Correspondence. LETTER I. TO DEACON ATKINS. Manchester, 16th April, 1819. Dear Sir, * * * I am now at Manchester, among a kind "and benevolent people. How long I shall continue here is uncertain, probably all summer. * * * It has been a time of awakening with us, but it is now a time of stupidity. I have not been silent a single Sabbath since I was dismissed. But I cannot write farther--the bearer waits. Should you write to me, I will make a long reply. * * * Faithfully yours. LETTER II. TO THE SAME. Manchester June 21st, 1819. Dear Sir, I have just received your letter--am thankful for it You give me an account of deaths--the main of them were of my acquaintance. Oh, sir, why is it that we live! I am still at Manchester--find it difficult to .eave the people, even for a little time. God has opened a door, in abundance, for me, though unworthy. A young woman was buried yesterday--she died in the triumphs of ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. MINISTRY OF MR. HAYNES AT MANCHESTER After preaching his farewell sermon at Kutland, a new field of usefulness was opened...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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