Curious Worship—Meet Elder Parrish—Labor Together in Ten- nessee—Adventure in Bloody River—A Night of Peril—
Providential Light—Menaced by a Mob—Good Advice of a
Baptist Preacher—Summary of my Labors during the Year.
Studying Grammar—Meet Elder Patten—Glorious News—Labor
with A. O. Smoot—Turned out of a Meeting House by a
Baptist Preacher—Preach in the Open Air—Good Result—
Adventure on the Tennessee River—A Novel Charge to
Arrest and Condemn Men upon—Mob Poison our Horses.
Attending School—Marriage—Impressed to take a Mission to Fox Islands—Advised to go—Journey to Canada—Cases of
Healing—Journey to Connecticut—My Birthplace—My Mother's Grave—Baptize some Relatives—Joined by my Wife—Journey on Foot to Maine—Arrival at Fox Island.
Description of Vinal Haven—Population and Pursuit of the
People—Great Variety of Fish—The Introduction of the
Gospel. Page 30.
Mr. Newton, the Baptist Preacher, Wrestling with our Testi-
mony—Rejects it, and Begins to Oppose—Sends for a
Methodist Minister to Help him—Mr. Douglass' Speech—
Our great Success on the North Island—Go to the South Island, and baptize Mr. Douglass' Flock—Great Number of
Islands—Boiled Clams—Day of Prayer—Codfish Flakes.
Return to the Mainland—Parting with Brother Hale—My Second
Visit to the Islands—Visit to the Isle of Holt—A Sign
Demanded by Mr. Douglass—A Prediction about him—Its
Subsequent Fulfillment—Spirit of Opposition—Firing off
Cannons and Guns to Disturb my Meeting. Page 36.
Meeting with James Townsend—Decide to go to Bangor—A
Long Journey through Deep Snow—Curious Phenomenon—
Refused Lodging at Eight Houses—Entertained by Mr. Teppley—Curious Coincidence—Mr. Teppley's Despondency
—Arrival at Bangor—Return to the Islands—Adventure with
the Tide. Page 40.
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