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CHAPTER XI.

HIS LABOURS ABROAD.

Mission.--Anecdote.-Successful result of an ecclesiastical council

146-150

CHAPTER XII.

LETTERS

150–159

CHAPTER XIII.

ATTENDANCE AT THE MEETING OF THE GENERAL ASSOCIATION OF CON

NECTICUT

Preaches at New-Haven.-Extract of a letter from Professor Silliman.-

Letter from Mrs. Hazen.-Sketch of the sermon.--Extract of a letter

from D. Judson, Esq.-Extract of a letter from President Humphrey

160-168

CHAPTER XIV.

DISMISSION FROM RUTLAND.

Political excitement.--Extract from his sermon.-Anecdote.-Dismission.

-Letter I.-Letter II.-Letter III.-Letter IV

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CHAPTER XV.

MINISTRY OF MR. HAYNES AT MANCHESTER.

Letter I. from Mr. Haynes to Deacon Atkins.-Letter II.-Letter III.-

Letter IV.-Letter V:-Letter VI. from Mrs. Skinner.--Trial and con-

viction of the Boorns for the murder of Colvin.-Condemned to suffer
death.--Appearance of Colvin some days previous to the time appointed
for their execution.—Release from prison.--Mr. Haynes's sermon on the
occasion.-Brief sketch of the evidence on the trial.- Confession of
Boorn

Page 209-252

As a man, an instructer in theology, and a Christian.- Personal comeliness.

-Tenderness and sympathy. - Quickness of perception. — Memory.-
Judgment.-- Literature. — Industry. — Anecdote. - Domestic virtues.-
Honesty.-Affability.-Anecdote.-Talents as an instructer in theology.

- Eminent piety.
Ministerial gifts. Happy in the choice of his text.- Originality in his plans.

-Skeleton of a sermon as a specimen.-His preaching discriminating. -
Knowledge of men.-Use of the poets.-Abundant use of Scripture.-
Simplicity.-Animation.

His character in the closing scene. His disease a species of gangrene.- His

last sermon.-Disease increases.-His last letter.-Interviews with min-

isterial brethren.--Solemn interview with his son.-Kindness to all

around him.-Triumphant views.—Happy death.--Extract of letters.-

Funeral.-Minute of Rutland Consociation.--Epitaph 272--312

Elegy.-"Love in death”

313–314
Reminiscences of Rev. Lemuel Haynes

315-319

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APPENDIX

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Funeral Sermon delivered at Rutland, on the death of the Rev. Abra-
ham Carpenter

321-333
Extracts from a Sermon delivered at Granville, N. Y., before the Evan-
gelical Society

334-345

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INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.

In consenting to write a few paragraphs introductory to this memoir, I am quite aware that I may incur the charge of indelicacy, in seeming to place myself between the public and an individual so much my superior in age, that his highly respectable standing in the church is the subject of some of my earliest recollections. It is due to myself to say, that, in performing this service, I yield my scruples, on the score of delicacy, to the wishes of a venerated friend and father, in whose neighbourhood it has been my privilege to pass several delightful years of my ministry; and, even if the public should not acquit me of a disposition to be obtrusive, it will be some satisfaction to me to have complied with the wishes of one towards whom I entertain so cordial and affectionate a regard.

In the few remarks which I purpose to make, it will be my object to exhibit an outline of the process by which the providence of God usually operates in raising individuals from great obscurity to eminent useful"ness in the church; and then to consider some of the lessons which such events are adapted to inculcate. If I mistake not, it will be found in most cases in

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