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CHAPTER XI.

HIS LABOURS ABROAD.

Mission.--Anecdote.-Successful result of an ecclesiastical council

146-150

CHAPTER XII.

LETTERS

150–159

CHAPTER XIII.

ATTENDANCE AT THE MEETING OF THE GENERAL ASSOCIATION OF CON

NECTICUT

Preaches at New-Haven.-Extract of a letter from Professor Silliman.-

Letter from Mrs. Hazen.-Sketch of the sermon.--Extract of a letter

from D. Judson, Esq.-Extract of a letter from President Humphrey

160-168

CHAPTER XIV.

DISMISSION FROM RUTLAND.

Political excitement.--Extract from his sermon.-Anecdote.-Dismission.

-Letter I.-Letter II.-Letter III.-Letter IV

169208

CHAPTER XV.

MINISTRY OF MR. HAYNES AT MANCHESTER.

Letter I. from Mr. Haynes to Deacon Atkins.-Letter II.-Letter III.-

Letter IV.-Letter V:-Letter VI. from Mrs. Skinner.--Trial and con-

CHAPTER XVII.

MR. HAYNES'S LAST VISITS ABROAD.
Visits Joseph Burr, Esq., on his death-bed.--Extract of a letter giving an

account of his visit at New-York, and at Dr. Sprague's, Albany:-Visit
at Granville, Mass.-Sketch of his sermon.-Anecdote.-His visit to the
old mansion where he was brought up.–Visit to the burying-ground. -
Visit to the apple-tree where he first found the Saviour.-Brief sketch of
his sermon on taking leave of the people where he was brought up

261--272

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.

In consenting to write a few paragraphs introductory to this memoir, I am quite aware that I may incur the charge of indelicacy, in seeming to place myself between the public and an individual so much my superior in age, that his highly respectable standing in the church is the subject of some of my earliest recollections. It is due to myself to say, that, in performing this service, I yield my scruples, on the score of delicacy, to the wishes of a venerated friend and father, in whose neighbourhood it has been my privilege to pass several delightful years of my ministry; and, even if the public should not acquit me of a disposition to be obtrusive, it will be some satisfaction to me to have complied with the wishes of one towards whom I entertain so cordial and affectionate a regard.

In the few remarks which I purpose to make, it will be my object to exhibit an outline of the process by which the providence of God usually operates in raising individuals from great obscurity to eminent useful"ness in the church; and then to consider some of the lessons which such events are adapted to inculcate. If I mistake not, it will be found in most cases in

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