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COURSE OF LECTURES
THE CATHEDRAL AND PARISH CHURCH OF ST.
EDWARD ELIOT, B. D.
ARCI DEACON OF BARBADOS, AND LATE FELLOW AND TUTOR OF
EXETER COLLEGE, OXFORD
“ As we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the Gospel, even
1 Tuess. ii. 4.
AND PARKER, OXFORD.
THE RESIDENT AND NON-RESIDENT
HOLDERS OF SLAVE PROPERTY
THE WEST INDIES,
THE FOLLOWING LECTURES
WITH THE EARNEST PRAYER THAT TIE DUTIES RECOMMENDED
IN THEM, MAY BE FAITHFULLY AND FEARLESSLY
PERFORMED BY THEMSELVES,
BY THEIR SUBORDINATE AGENTS,
ARE RESPECT FULLY INSCRIBED,
THEIR OBEDIENT SERVANT,
The following Lectures (with the exception of the last) were preached at the Cathedral in Barbados, before large congregations of the white inhabitants. My object was to impress on the community the necessity of attending to the moral and religious welfare of their slave population. The subjects are not
Most of them have, within the last few years,
been at times prominently insisted
upon in the pulpit (though not in a connected and consecutive form) by myself or by my brethren in the ministry. The lectures are now published with a view