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A BRIEF SKETCH
RISE, PROGRESS, AND PRESENT STATE
WESLEYAN METHODIST SOCIETIES THROUGHOUT
BY THOMAS JACKSON,
PRESIDENT OF THE (BRITISH) CONFERENCE.
“JOSEPH is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well ; whose
J. Collord, Printer.
THE FOREIGN MISSIONARY SETTLEMENTS, AND THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA, WHO, UNDER GOD,
CLAIM A FILIAL AFFINITY WITH
THE REV. JOHN WESLEY, A. M.
THIS SMALL VOLUME, compiled with a design to commemorate that extraordinary revival of primitive faith and piety,
which, arising amidst many discouragements, and assailed in its progress, by every form of opposition, has, nevertheless, by its direct and indirect agency,
spread " a sweet savour of Christ"
through so large a portion of the globe ; and with a design also, in some humble degree, to promote among Christians of every name the cultivation of
those divine charities, which, in spite of all the varieties of human circumstances,
and all the fluctuations of human affairs, shall finally unite the whole fraternity of man in one
happy bond of amity and peace,
is gratefully inscribed.
GLORY TO GOD ALONE.
, Chomna C