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REV. ROBERT NEWTON, D.D.
BY THOMAS JACKSON.
By the grace of God I am what I am: and His grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all; yet not I, but the grace of Go
ith me. Therefore
it were or they, so we preach, and so ye believed.-1 Cor. xv., 10, 11.
REVISED BY THOMAS 0. SUMMERS.
Nashville, Tenn.: PUBLISHED BY E. STEVENSON & F. A. OWEN, AGENTS,
FOR THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, SOUTH.
tures on his Way thither–His Appearance and early Minis-
try-Village Preaching—The Rev. Thomas Dixon-Robert's
Discouragements—John Hart—Robert's Appointment to the
Howden Circuit-The Rev. Joseph Sutcliffe-State of the
Howden Circuit-Robert's Preaching-French Preachers-
Rev. Barnabas Shaw-Mr. Thompson of Armin-Mr. New-
ton's Marriage-Letters to his Sister-Takes the Measles..33-50
Mr. Newton's Admission into full Connection with the Confer-
ence-Messrs. Benson, Clarke, Bradburn, Dr. Coke, Joseph
Bradford — Mr. Newton removes to the Glasgow Circuit
Effect of his Preaching-His Advantages in the City-Visits
Stirling and Ayr-Humble Accommodations—Popularity at
Stirling-Proposal to him that he should become an Inde-
pendent Minister-Visit to a Scottish Village-Letters to his
Sister Ann- Failure of his Health -- Attends the London
Conference-Rebuke from Mr. Benson.......
Mr. Newton removes to Liverpool— Travels extensively to preach
occasional Sermons-Democratic Riots in Manchester-Let-