Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Most of the Town is for the Methodists

Tue 19 Oct 1790: In the evening all the Clergymen in the town [Lynn], except one who was lame, were present at the preaching. They are all prejudiced in favour of the Methodists; as indeed are most of the townsmen; who give a fair proof by contributing so much to our Sunday-schools; so that there is near twenty pounds in hand.

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