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ExTRActs FRom HIs Journal AND oth ER wait INGs; WITH A BRIEF
NEW - Y O R K :
ENTERED according to Act of Congress, in the year 1835, by Ralph RANDolph GURLEy, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District
Birth and childhood of Ashmun—Studious habits—Early resolution—Religious impressions—Collegiate course—Visit to Connecticut—Removal from Middlebury to Burlington—Conclusion of his studies at college.
* CHAPTER II.
Early character–First attachment—Sympathy for the heathen—Removal to Maine—License to preach—Efforts to found a theological seminary in Maine—Marriage—Distrust and alienation of friends—Imprudence—Reliance on his integrity.
Embarks for the South—Extracts from his Journal—Touches at New-York— Reflections on his own follies and the uncharitableness of others—Sketch of an erring vagrant—Arrival at Baltimore—Sad thoughts—Seeks Divine Direction.
Bold and Independent Character—Unbroken by Misfortune—Commences a Religious Paper—It fails—Views of the Maryland Episcopal Convention—
Granville Sharp's Agency in sounding Episcopacy in America—Influence.
of this Agency on the African Cause—Ashmun's removal to Washington and connection with the Theological Repertory—Reviews the Colonization Society's Report—Attempts the Publication of the African Intelligencer—Connects himself with the Episcopal Church—Doubts about a Pro
session—Letter from Bishop Moore—Application for Orders—Fluctuation
Mr. Ashmun sails for Africa—Causes and Measures which led to it, inclu.
Sickness—Noble devotion of Midshipman Gordon and his associates—Illness