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OF THE

OF WISCONSIN

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.

was

REVISED BY THOMAS 0. SUMMERS.

Nashville, Tenn.: PUBLISHED BY E. STEVENSON & F. A. OWEN, AGENTS,

FOR THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, SOUTH.

STEREOTYPED AND PRINTED BY A. A. STITT, SOUTHERN METHODIST PUBLISHING HOUSE, NASHVILLE, TENN.

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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

CHAPTER III.

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.......

.......51-64

Mr. Newton removes to Liverpool— Travels extensively to preach

occasional Sermons-Democratic Riots in Manchester-Let-
ter to Mr. Turner of Derby - Erection of the Grosvenor
street Chapel in Man ster - Mr. Newton's removal to
Manchester—Spirit of Insubordination among the People-
Mr. Newton guarded by a large Dog — Sase of the Rev.
Robert Young-Mr. Newton is made the Secretary of the
Conference-Visits Ireland for the first Time-Letter to Mr.
Waugh-Attends the Irish Conference-Visits Cornwall to
assist at Missionary Anniversaries--Letter to Mrs. Newton-
Attends Missionary Meetings at Manchester and London-

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