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ExTRActs FRom HIs Journal AND oth ER wait INGs; WITH A BRIEF
sketch or THE LIFE or THE REv. Lott CARY.

BY RALPH RANDOLPH GURLEY.
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NEW - Y O R K :
PUBLISHED BY LEAviTT, Lord & co. 182 BROADwAY.
B O ST ON:
crocker & BREwstER, 47 washingtoN staget.

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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

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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.

CHAPTER III.

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.

CHAPTER IV.

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

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session—Letter from Bishop Moore—Application for Orders—Fluctuation
of purposes—Embarrassed State of the Repertory.

Mr. Ashmun sails for Africa—Causes and Measures which led to it, inclu.
ding Rev. William Meade's visit to Georgia—Recaptured Africans to be
sent from there—Personal Embarrassments—Attends to the outfit of the
Strong—Joined at Baltimore by Mrs. Ashmun—Incidents of the Voyage—
System of operations commenced on his arrival at the Colony—Perilous
condition of the Strong before landing of her passengers–Conference
with some of the Principal Chiefs—Lurking enmity of the Natives—
Preparations for Defence—War–Noble courage and conduct—Successful
repulse of the banded forces of the Natives—Arrival of the British Colo-
nial Schooner Prince Regent—Generous aid of her Commander and
Major Laing—Peace—Tribute to Ashmun.

Sickness—Noble devotion of Midshipman Gordon and his associates—Illness
of Ashtaun–Aid rendered by a Colombian Schooner–Want of Supplies—
Restoration of Captive Children—Visit of the Cyanne–Efforts of Capt.
Spence and crew—Dr. Dix, Mr. Richard Seaton-Visit of Mr. Ashmun
to Settra Kroo-Arrival of Dr. Ayres—Mr. Ashimun’s earnest request for
Teachers—Incident—His Thoughts on Trade—Drafts from Fayal—
Stands not well in the Public Confidence—Receives little countenance
in the Government or Society—His inanly Fortitude—Considence in

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