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Ayers. The minister came and made application to
be allowed to preach in the Presbyterian church, but
was refused, when Obadiah Ayers gave him permis-
sion to use his house for the purpose.

Daniel Hazen, one of the early settlers, and many
of whose descendants are living to-day, owned what
is now the Sutton and Stewart farms. The house, a
frame one, stood about three hundred yards east of
the present residence of Mr. Sutton. The remains of
the house were removed but a few years since. Dan-
iel died here in 1788. There were thirteen children
in the family.

The Landons left previous to 1808, part of them set-
tling at Mount Olive, Morris Co., and the remainder
in Byram township, Sussex Co. The Ayers and
other Irish settlers were firm patriots, while the Ha-
zens were Tories.

The place now known as the Peter McCracken farm
was owned and occupied by Peter Caskey in 1776.
His house stood in the field just back of the calamus
hole. In 1778 he built the stone house now standing
on the farm, and ran a fulling-mill. There was a
forge standing on the bank of the river which was
used during the Revolutionary period. The founda-
tion timbers may still be seen in the bed of the river
in good state of preservation.

There was a map made of the town in 1773, which
has unfortunately been mislaid. At that time there
were but five houses in town, located as follows : One
where Mrs. Menagh lately resided ; another back in
the meadow, where the slaughter-house now is; one
where Thomas Shields' clothing-store now stands;
one where is Mucklow's hat-store ; and the other near
the brick mill. The names of the occupants of the
above houses are now unknown.

Mrs. Nancy Pownell is the oldest living inhabitant
in Hackettstown. She was born in 1790, on the old
Wagner farm, and still retains all her mental facul-
ties. Her father was a Revolutionary soldier. The
next oldest residents are John S. Little and William
McCracken, who were born in 1812 and 1814, in
Hackettstown.

HOTELS.

There has been a hotel where the Warren House
now stands for the past eighty-five years. A Mr.
Bond kept an inn there at that time. Peter Mucklow
was landlord about 1820. The house was rebuilt,
and has been known as the " Warren House" since
1840. William McCracken has been the landlord for
the past thirteen years.

" The American House" was kept as a hotel by
Jacob Sharpe in 1823. There have been several addi-
tions to the original building until it now has a front-
age of about 100 feet. Nathan Stiger was a landlord
at an early day. For the past two years it has been
managed by R. S. McCracken.

" The Clarendon House" is a new building, and ha3
been used as a public-house for the past three years.
The present proprietor is Samuel Frome.



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III.— ORGANIZATION AND civil, LIST.

Hackettstown was incorporati-il as a borough in
1853, ami its officers from thai date t<> tin- present

t i mi- are as follow- :

I,., I:, 'I mi , Mayor; John B. Mncklow, Glerk ; William 8. Bit-
t.-,,i,,.<i.->-, Awtc»«ur; Isnm- Shields, Collector; ll,-,,,-. "■ Van-
Ditto, Isaac W.Crane, Ephraim D. Cramer, David Shields, John
8. Johnston, John S. Oal ar, C mm II . I nil b II- Valentine, Free-
bolder.
J854. — J.ilm B. Titus, Mayor; John B. Mocklow, Clerk; David v. C.

^ Crate, Freeholder; Isaac W. Cr , Ephraim D. Cramer, John

S. Johnston, John S. Lobar, William I- Johnston, CounclL
i. i.. i' Ru ling, Mayoi Jolm II. Hucklow, Clerk; John - I
Alpb, a I lav on, Collet lor; David V. CCi
bolder; Henry H. Vannatta, Isaiu w Ci i,Kphraim D. Cra-
mer, John 8. .i-i.n-i lohn S. Lalar, John Mitchell, C icll.

I860.— Henry 11. v annatta, Uayoi ; Alpheni Clawson, Clork ; Vi ill am B.
Blttenhouse, Assessor; John B. Hucklow, Collector; David \
0. Crate, Freeholder ; Isaac W. Crane, John 8. Johnston, John

Mitchell, Redding Bell, A. Hi K Qi irge Hasten, Council.

David V. C. Crate, Mayoi . tlphem I lai ' lork : William S.

Blttenhouse, Asseswr; Archiliald Price, Collector; Beorj H.

Vannatta, Freeholder; Isaai Vi Crane, John Mitchell, John 8.

ton, Bedding Bell, G, irgi Bnszen,Wflllam 8. Blttenhouse,

1858— Nathan Stiger, Mayor; Alpheus Cluwson, Clork; Tunis Allen,

oi ; William Allon, Collei t,.i ; Heno H. Vannatta, F -

holder; Joseph M. Rusling, Redding Bell, Joshua H. Curtis,

Ephraim 1'. Cramer, Georgi Hasten, C icll.

l-.i'i.— Bedding Bell, Mayor; Al|ili.-u> Clawn Clerk; .1 • >1 > ■ i s. Little,

ir; Willi. mi Allen, Collector ; Caleb H. Valentine, Free-
lam Ham Jr., J bua H. Curtis,

liiii li. Cramer, Gooi B I II,

B Idlng Bell, Mayor; Alpbeua Clawn I lork; John >. Little,

i ; William Allen, Collector; Caleb II. Valentine, Fi

bolder; Isaac W. Ci , John 8. Johnston, James Uance, Jr.,

Lowis J. Youngblood, Ellsha I'. AUen, John B. Tin.

Idlng Bell, Mayor; Alpheua Cla« Clerk; Caleb II. Valen-
tine, Freeholder; 1-.. W. Craue, James Dance, Jr., Elijah P.
Allen, John s. .1. .lui-i. .11. Benjamin P. Cole, John B. Titus,

ClerkiCaleb ii. Valen-
. . . rondl

W, Johnson, Freeholder; I in W. I nine, John s. Johnston,

Joseph Osmnn, Benjn P ' >1< . -•<■• SB '

Council ; II. F. Pownell, Overseer ..i Pool

1863.— Alpheus Clav Mayor; I F. B Moore, Clerk; Nathai

n ; Il.-iii\ II. Vann ill ., Collei I n . G. W. Johnson, Froe-
holdei , 311as8. Harvey, George Ha

rem, Archiliald Price, .1 Tunis, Conm II.
l-i. U| F. Moore,

mberllu, Constable and Collei tor; D. V.
C. Crate, Freeholder; John 1!. Mocklow, Ju

i i ■ v- e, Geo 1 1 n I pi I I r, Robert (J.

i: ... . -ii i ■- ii u ... \ bll .i ' I'll..., Council.

Clerk; Nathan
Clav ■ I

■ i drelo "".1 .1. ii Hucklow, Justices ol Poace; I', v. 0.

Crater, i reeb ilder; i 1 1 Vi Ci am n.. ..

i i . Prtce.J

1866.— k-.- W.Johnson, Mayor; W. n Cm r, Cloi

\ .1.. null H. Osmun, C table I Collector; I'. V. C.

Orate, Freeh ' W. Oram . W llllam II ilt, Joseph r.

Crater, Wm K B ,w, • ,.i,,i,„ Shields, Aaroi u

Mayoi , William B. Cram

Btlger, A 1 . Jonab II. Osn Constable an I

W IUI ... ii..:-. i ....
William K. D .wen, J . Aaron II. Clark,

Council.

I
Jonah M I .-iiniii, * '..II.. tor and

; : 1

Harvey, Jacob w olsh, Ii . .'..in. Hit bell, John A:

rk; Willi.,.,, II.. H.
Assessor; Jouuh II o- , Constable and Colli



i roeholder ; Joh i
Blilolds, S ' ostus W. Cutler, >

D Id 31 Trimmer, M k; William IL.lt.

Hasii ... bold, i . I-.,.,' w i ,,. David

Shields, Jacob D, Bofflnai ■ B. King,

Council

i.hii Ii. Hucklow,
.lu-ti. . lof Pi ■
1871.— Alpheus Clawson, U '•'• Crane,

: II. I',i.. i '.' Ii. King,

• .1.1-, Cooncll; Peter Vreeland, Constable and Col-
l,.,t..i; S

George Smith, Oi 1 '

R Carr, Ju
1872.— Alpheus Clawson, Mayor; B Clerk; Joseph K.

R] . . \ table iiinl Colle, I

ey, Gilbert Hoffman, J. .hit
White, R, M. II II; Elijah Even II

i
1873.- Neli in 11. Dlkeman, Mayor : It 8. Price, Clerk : George Hasten,
iph U. Roiling, John 8. Little, A..

B ,,,;. ii. King, .I..I, i, Hanklua Coon, II.

1S74— Nel II. Dlkeman, Mayor; Robert s. Prfi 0,1 lerk ; Hr. Theodore

inn,,-. Freeholder; John 6. Llltle, Angustus W. Cull
31. Busllng, John Hanklnson, Joseph Osmun, Hounctl.

i, ii. Dlkenuu), . rata I r.M. Bul-

ling, Jonathan Bilby, A. \1 I .-iiniii. W. 8. Smith,

in . .i - • 1 1 , i

i

a, Mayor; Dayton K. Flint. Olerk : -

I . i. I : . I.I.t; A. \V. I'iiiIlt, J. .1. II- II. G

Hill.;, w. ,. Smith, .1. Hoffman, John 8. J
1877.— Nelson 11. Dlkeman, Mayor; Theodore 0. Emmons,! i

Freeholder; John 8. Johnston, Hubert L. Garrison,
Zeltlon Ackley, W. s. Smith, John J. Bell, Jonathan BUby,
, uuncll.

1878.— Bobort -. Price, Mayor; Tl, lore 0. Emmons, Clerk ; J. .1. Bell,

William I.. Hint, John s. Hanklnson, Joseph Osmnn, Petar
tries N. Wade, Alpheus I lawson, Council. #

1870j— Augustus W. Cutlor, Mayor; John W, BlackweU, Clerk . -

u, Freeholder; Paul I'. Hofln I, Smith, W. B.

Ham I., Hirst, .1. .1. Bell, Robert I..

i. .no-. ii. Lewis -i. fouugbl I, ,-<-■ Haston,

i
.-I,,, w Cutler, ' Stephen

i >1doi , .'• — Smith, Joseph It. Mi I

w . - 1 . i . i .

n n. Hucklow, i . i. K, ■ -..-. .1. J. r
I'. 11-. I., i il.

I in \v I \i. , ..M-irioN ,,r ii a. ki i rSTOWN.

Hackettstown, like many other thriving towns of
New Jersey, is burdened with a considerable debt
The most rapid growth tin- borough ever experienced
commenced about 1869-70. Capital was attracted and
building wenl on with wonderful rapidity until near
the close of 1874. Meantime, a fine large union school
building « as erected, al a cosl ol near $89,000, for which
the town gave it- bonds. The Bnanoial crisis of 1878
reduced values very materially, consequently tin- pres-
, n! propt rtj -holders Buffi r from heavy taxation. The
following report, taken from tin- statement furnished
bj Mayor Cutler i" the State comptroller, gives the
present condition of tin- finances of HackettBtown :

Am, -mil ..f funded debt In i ,'.: due

-

A ,mi of floating debt, lot,

IV I'll, I T"

lot ->l I'm i

Am. .ni, i i '



bonds



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This does not include the water debt, for which
there are bonds issued to about $53,000. They are
not included among the liabilities of the town, as
they more than pay their own interest.

IV.— CHURCHES.

"FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF INDEPENDENCE,"
HACKETTSTOWN.

The history of the old Presbyterian Church is closely
interwoven with the early history of Hackettstown.
The church acquired its property, as will be seen
hereafter, in March, 1764, but prior to that time there
were a society and place of worship. Unfortunately,
no records covering the first years of its existence can
be found, and the conclusion is that no regular min-
utes were kept. Its early history, however, has been
carefully hunted up from other data, and we are able
to give a much more full account than has hitherto
been published. The first members who associated
themselves as a congregation were William Osmun,
Rachel Hazen, William Sharpe and wife, Mrs. Ket-
cham (widow), Jane Foster, Eliza Robertson, Joseph
Groft", Margaret MacLean, Ziba Osmun, Sr., Silvanus
Lawrence, Silas C. Ayers, Lewis Thompson, Benajah
Gusfcin, Philip McCrea, Israel Swayze and wife,
Esther Lawrence, Mrs. Hannah Davis, Mrs. Mary
Day, and Mrs. John Stewart (widow). They wor-
shiped in a log meeting-house until they at last felt
able through accessions to their numbers to purchase
the ground on which their church stood in 1764. The
first church, erected soon after, was a frame building.
At the raising of the frame a man by the name of
Foster was killed. He was buried in the yard adjoin-
ing, and it is supposed this was the first interment in
what afterwards became their cemetery. The church
organization continued uninterruptedly until the out-
break of the war with Great Britain, but there are
no existing records of any kind to show whether the
church disbanded or not. The meeting-house was
painted yellow, and at first had no arrangement for
heating the building. Later a pit was constructed of
brick in the middle of the church. Charcoal was
used, and, as there was no provision made for carrying
off the gas, the only mode of escape was through the
nostrils of the congregation. It was no uncommon
thing for members to be carried from the church for
purpose of resuscitation. Among the resolutions
passed by the board of trustees was one allowing the
sexton $15 a year extra to keep the dogs out of the
church, and to sweep and sand the floor three times a
year. It may be of interest to many to read the
original deed, a copy of which is here given:

" THIS INDENTURE made tho 8th day of March in the third year of
our sovreign Lord, George the Third, ami Great Britain, France, and
Ireland, King defender of the faith, and in the year of our Lord ono
thousand seven hundred and sixty-four between Obadiah Ayers of tho
town of Hardwiek and County of Sussex and province Jersey yeoman of
the ono part, and John Todd, Robert Deaden, E/.okiel Ayers, Daniel
Landon, Isaac Doll, Thomas Sikons, Samuel Landou, John Sikens, the
Committee chosen by the majority of the votes of the Presbyterian con-
gregation atMusconotcong, near Thomas Helms' mills, in the town and



county aforesaid, of the other part, witnesseth that the said Obadiah
Ayres, for the encouraging and promoting the Presbyterian Society near
Thomas Helm's mill in the town and county aforesaid; and for the 6um
of five shillings, proclamation money to him in hand paid by the parties
aforesaid of the second part, the receipt whereol is hereby acknowledged,
and at the special instance and request <>f the Presbyterian Congregation
now frequenting the Presbyterian meetinghouse near Thomas Helm's
mills, and the said Obadiah Ayres hath granted, bargained and sold,
aliend, released, and confirmed and by these presents doth grant, bar-
gain, sell, alien, release and confirm unto the said John Todd, Robert
Beaden, Ezekiel Ayers, Daniel Landon, Isaac Bell, Thomas Sikens, Sam-
uel Landon, John Sikens, the Trustees chosen and appointed by the said
Presbyterian congregation and to their heirs and assignes, all that piece
or lot of land, and is bounded as follpws: Beginning at a post near the
great road ; thence north 55 degrees east 13 chains and 00 links to a black-
oak corner; thence south 35 degrees etistone chain and fifty-three links;
thence south 53 degrees west 6 chains and GO links; thence north 35 de-
grees west one chain and 93 links to a post, the place of beginning, on
the which lot of land is a meeting-house, built by the said Presbyterian
Congregation, together with all the weeds, underwoods, timber and trees,
ways, waters, water-courses, mines, minerals, ways, easements, profits,
commodities, advantages, emoluments, improvements, hereditaments,
and appurtenances whatsoever, unto the said hereby described tract of
laud belonging or anywise appertaining, and the reservoir and reser-
voirs, remainder and remainders, rents, issues, and profits thereof, and
of every part and parcel thereof, and all the estate, right, title, interest,
claim, and demand whatsoever of him the said Obadiah Ayers, of, in, and
to the said described tract or piece of land and of. iu, and to any part or
parcel thereof, with the apuitenances; to have and to hold the described
tract of land, with the appurtenances to the said John Todd, Robert
Beaden, Ezekiel Ayers, Daniel Landon, Isaac Bell, Thomas Sikens, Sam-
uel Landon, John Sikens, their heirs and assigns in trust, to the intent
and purpose that the said described and granted piece of laud shall be
and remain for the use and servis of the said congregation or people
called Presbyterians, who do or shall hold and continue to hold the sys-
tem of doctrine contained iu the Westminster confession of Faith and
Directory, agreeable to the present interpretation of the Synod of New
York aud Philadelphia, to which they are now united, but under and
subject nevertheless to the following conditions and similations, that is
to say, provided always that no person shall be deemed to belong to the
said congregation until he has statedly attended upon the public wor-
ship of God in the said congregation for the space of twelve months, aud
shall have regularly contributed to the support of the ministry and other
charges of the same, according to the usage of the Presbyterians, nor
shall be deemed any longer a member thereof than he continues to hold
and confirm to the Westminster Confession and directory, and shall con-
tinue to attend statedly in an orderly manner upon the public worship
of God in the said congregation, and be in communion with the Synod as
before expressed, and provided also that neither the said parties hereto
of the second part nor neither of them, nor any other person or persons
succeeding them iu this trust who shall hereafter fall from or exchange
his or their religious principles aforesaid or separate from the Synod, or
depart from the said congregation, or who shall refuse or neglect to
contribute toward the support of the same, shall be capable to execute
this trust or stand seized to the uses aforesaid, nor have any right or in-
terest in the said described or granted piece of land and premises while
he or they shall continue; bvit that in such cases, as also when any of
thorn or other person or persons who shall succeed in the trust shall
happen to depart this life, that then it shall aud may be lawful for the
said cougregation for the time being, from time to time, as often as occa-
sion shall require, to make choice of others to manage the said trust in-
stead of such as shall fall away, secede, separate, or be deceased; pro-
vided, further, iu order to prevent lawsuits, in case it shall be disputed
in time coming whether any particular persons or members of the said
congregation, or any debates shall arise amongst them touching tho
promises, that all such debates and all others of a civil nature respecting
the said tract of land, shall be finally determined by a majority of votes
of the adult male members of the said congregation ; being such as afore-
said convened after public notice (in which public convention the minis-
ter of the said congregation for the timo being, if present, shall alwayB
preside as moderator), or by arbitrators holding tho principles aforesaid,
chosen by them for the said purposes ; and the parties hereto of the first
part do further acknowledge aud declair by those presents that they and
their heirs sevoially and respectively, shall neither claim nor have by
virtue of this present grant to them, any right, title or interest in the
said described aud granted piece or portion or ground and promises or
any part thereof to their own particular use aud benefit, but only to and






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for the trimt, tines, pun»»e» mill nervines herelnliefbri- mentioned, nod to
qoofher use and servls whatsoever; and therefore in furtbei

pli^hiii'-iitiin.l [MTluriiiuiio-ni iti'- 1 ice aforesaid, they the

mill Juhn Toil. I, Holier! II leu, Kzokiel Ayern, Daniel I. mi i

r..-]i, Thomas Sitki < ~ I Landon, Jobn Slkena, for I

iiiuny "f them, and for their and each <.! their heirs, severally and re-
spectively covenant, promise, grant and agree to ami with the

iliiili A \i 'Hi itml Ilia lii'im, thill they, I 1m- -ui.l [.a Hi - - lier.-t., i.| the -■•. ..ml

ii and will at all or any til times hereafter a] lh

dd congregatioi i majority of the male members thereof con-
vened n» aforeaiiM, make, il", oxocute, and ocknou ledge all sui Ii (hi thei
■ad other act ami acts, conveyances and tuwnmncca whatsoever in the

i .11 be advised b) counsell las i in the law, to he noedlull f-.i

il..- better conveying and vesting the land an. I promises in the succeed-
ing trustees, and further assuring of the said-described pi .-i hind,

■with tin- appurtenancei to and tor the
rnlil.

" In Willie** whereof tin- |uiity llnit
band and seal the .int.. si ovi dd



S, intents ami |inr]« .^. s nlnre.

nii i have bereuDl

"Ooadiah Avers.



Signed, sealed,



1. 1 .l.-li v.-> .-.I in tin



,.■ ,,t

" UOBI - I.I nVAItll,

" Sim i i 1 .- . i i:.
" .I..MV I'm i.n "

Sept. i', 1785, the congregati i for tin- purpose

of taking into consideration the propriety of procuring

:i parsonage or glebe. A > imittee was appointed,

consisting of Samuel Landon, Ezekiel Ayers, James
Thompson, Samuel < Ihidestor, < reorge Rej cards, Wil-
liam Lawrence, Thomas Fleming, William Little,
James Little, William Stewart, Abram Johnson, anil
Archibald Stewart. Oct. 1, 1785, a subscription was
" Bel mi fin it for the purchase of a parsonage," ami the
Sinn of £323 '.'■<. was subscribed, Archibald Stewarl
Ig the list with £20.

Jan. 17. 1786, purchased for £325, of Charles Sarto

riu - . a certain tract or " plantation of land," contain-

1 acres, On August -~»t 1 ■ the following trustees

were chosen after listening t" a sermon from the

Rev. Ml Banna: Sai 1 Landon, William Stewart,

Thomas Fleming, Ezekiel Vyers, James Little, Wil-
liam Holmes, and Archibald Stewart. August 28th,
an agreement was made between tin- trustees of the
church ami Obadiah Ayers, I'm- tin- consideration of
"i -hillings, lor a certain bn bounded bj lands of
James Little on tin- south ami east, by the lol on
which tin- meeting-house stands on the north, ami by
tin- great road on the west, containing half an acre.
Sept. 'J7, 1786, a fall was made to Rev. Peter Wilson.

Tbeyagr I to pay lor half his ministerial labors the

Mansfield ( Ihurch paying the remaining hall' i the sum
of E55 in hali-\rarly payments, together with the
use of parsonage, ami guaranteed to keep a sufficient
Amount oi' firewood at his door. In March, 1786, there
being a deficit in the subscription for the pai
owing io hail debts, etc., another subscription was
circulated, and £25 were subscribed. From 1786 to
1789 tin- record i^ blank. In February, 1789, another
subscription was circulated lor the debt on the par-
sonage, ami £85 13», secured. A list of tin- pew-
holders, with amounts of rent affixed, also a diagram
ii tin' interior of the building were in the record: id
June, 1790, but have since been lost,

In 1792 a deed was given bj Obadiah i.yerstothe
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church, m con idsraiion cf shillings f rabiirving-
ground, which also provided that tin- fences should be
kept in repair. Nov. 12, 1792, we find that there was
still a debt on tin- parsonage of £75, ami another sub-
scription was "set on foot." and about £60 were Bub-
scribed. In April, 1786, tin- Rev. Peter Wilson applied
for a dismission, which was granted, ami the congre-
gation were supplied by Presbytery for twenty-one
years, April, 1809, the congregation unanimously
called Rev. Joseph Campbell, ami rented for him the
new house of Ziba Osmun for $20 per year, he also
agreeing to furnish the pastor firewood. This house
was recently purchased by Thomas Shields, Jr., of
S. M. Lozear, ami is now being repaired. Rev. Joseph
Campbell received 1334.34 for two-thirds of his time
ami ministerial labor. At this time John Robertson,
/ilia Osniun, James Thompson, Fzckicl Ayers, John
Stewart, ami Job Johnson were trusters, March,
1812, the Btone wall which partly surrounds the

present "hi churchyard was built at a cost of $639.

William Little was ordered to superintend the

building of the walk. In November, 1813, at as] ial

meeting of the congregation, the salary of Rev. Mr.
Campbell was increased toSoiiu. Five years after the
eall of Rev. Air. Campbell the church was found to
he io.. -mall, ami at a meeting in 1818 it was resolved
to build a new church of -ton,-, t.. In- commenced
early in the follow \u^ year. The old church was sold
ami renioveil to Beatyr-tow n. where it was converted
into a barn. Relic-hunters might tind some of the
timbers in a large barn of Thomas Shields. The new
building was built of frame instead of stone, as was
agreed upon, at the erection of which a Mr. Foster
was killed, ami was the first one interred in the bury-
ing-gruiind. The congregation, at a parish-mi

resolved to use the ground for t ther purpose than

burj iiiL r tie- dead. After much consultation, in 1826
"colored i pie" were permitted to he buried in tin-
lower pari of the yard.

I>r. Campbell acted as pastor until 1838, when, in
opposition to Haekettstow n charge, he was ealled to
Mil ford, at which place he died two years afterwards.*

Wh.n the church was erected it had a large steeple,
hut, not being properly built, it leaked, ami after
several years was taken down ami the present cupola
erected in its stead. Rev. Elias S. Schenck, D.D.,



•III- body 111 * ami !il- nnnn lit -t m. I- Dear I" tin- pulpll i.

. ill i,.tt-[ >u n. E : leeduting

th Backetutown and Pleasant Grove uotll

so in- withdrew ii the latter, lie was rather under medium

stature, bul erect, n ith -tin 1

...i expression, and would have la-en hond-
i-niin- I. ni . II- was a man of warm piety and real,

wrote with vhror,wu ready in del I -t, ami able ax a

preacher. Those * I 1 reooUecUons of liiw pnlpil

am - will . .Ii .ir -mi].- In- wore, Which WIS not lialli.*hed

even when 'liny will remember, too, thai he always

prayed with his eyea open ; and that, both in th- pulpit ami tntamuj

. i hero wim a peculiarly long huUus between tin- toraUmii o( his

I the "alin-li." So WM dOCtoTatOd l-\ I.al .
wan worn /.<rr. D. .V. Jaasia, D.D.



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