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BY SAMUEL STENNETT, D. D.
"Take heed how ye hear."-JESUS CHRIST.
THE FIRST AMERICAN, FROM THE LONDON
BRIDGETON, N. J.
PUBLISHED BY JEDIDIAH DAVIS & JOHN BRIGHT,
TO THE READER.
THE publishers deem it unnecessary to say much respecting the Author of the work now brought into the reader's hand. The best testimony to following generations, of departed worth in the Gospel field, is chiefly to be derived by observing the fruits of their labours, either in raising Churches, building up the saints in their most holy faith, or leaving something on record from their own pens for our instruction and edification.
The following account is extracted from No. XIII of Rippon's Register, for August, 1796. The account itself was chiefly drawn up by the Rev. Joseph Jenkins, D.D. and communicated by him for insertion in the Register, under the title prefixed to the following pages.