Records of the Life of the Rev. John Murray

RECORDS

OF THE

LIFE OF THE REV. JOHN MURRAY;

LATE

MINISTER OF THE RECONCILIATION,

AND
SENIOR PASTOR OF THE UNIVERSALISTS, CONGREGATED IN BOSTON.

 


WRITTEN BY HIMSELF.



 

THE RECORDS CONTAIN ANECDOTES OF THE WRITER'S INFANCY, AND ARE
EXTENDED TO SOME YEARS AFTER THE COMMENCEMENT OF
HIS PUBLIC LABOURS IN AMERICA.

TO WHICH IS ADDED,

A BRIEF CONTINUATION,

TO THE CLOSING SCENE.

BY A FRIEND.

To Christian Friends this Volume makes appeal;
Friends are indulgent.... Christian Friends can feel.



BOSTON:

PUBLISHED BY MUNROE AND FRANCIS.
NO. 4, CORNHILL.

1816.

 
 

CONTENTS.

 

 
An account of the Author's birth and parentage, with succeeding events until the decease of his father
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Record continued until the Author's departure from Ireland
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Arrival in England, and further progress of the inexperienced Traveller
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The Author becomes a happy husband, a happy father. He embraces the "truth as it is in Jesus," and from this, and other combining causes, he is involved in great difficulties. Death deprives him of his wedded friend, and his infant son, and he is overtaken by a series of calamities
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The bereaved man quitting his native shores, embarks for America, indulging the fond hope of sequestering himself in the solitude for which he sighed. But, contrary to his expectations, a series of circumstances unite to produce him a Promulgator of the gospel of God our Saviour
.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
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Record continued from the September of 1770, to the winter of 1774
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Summary Record of Events from January 1775, to October 1809; with a fac simile of General Washington's hand writing
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Record continued from October, 1809, to September, 1815, including the closing scene
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Conclusion
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This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.

 
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