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REV. ALVAN HYDE, D. D.
PUBLISHED BY PERKINS, MARVIN, & co.
THE NEW YORK
R 1985 L
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1834,
BY PERKINS, MARVIN, & Co. In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.
This volume presents to the public the diary and letters of one whom the Lord honored as a
useful laborer in his vineyard. As it
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his letters are such, as grew out of the occasions that called them forth—the effusions of faithful friendship, or parental kindness.
It was at first designed to arrange all his letters according to the time in which they were written, but on examination, it was thought better to let his communications to his children, occupy a separate portion of the volume.