Hill Farm, Ledbury, Herefordshire, England

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  • Page 82

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    March 6, 1840 ~ Friday March 6 I preached at John Benbows Hill farm in the evening & a number received the word & I Baptzed 6. Mr John Benbow & wife the heads of the family of the Hill farm were among the number. 4 out of the 6 were preachers of the United Brethren of the Methodist order. I here found it necessary to become all things to all men in many respects, one {man came to me in the water naked almost to be baptized}. spent ...
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    March 6, 1840 March 7, 1840 March 8, 1840
  • Page 83

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    March 9, 1840 ~ Monday 9th I Preached at Standly Hill & Baptized 7 Persons 2 of which were preachers March 10, 1840 ~ Tuesday 10th I preached at Brother Benbows or Hill farm & Baptized 12 persons 3 of which were preachers March 11, 1840 ~ Wednesday 11th [FIGURE] I wrote 4 Letters one to W. Richards, one to J Taylor, one to W. Clayton, one to Cordon Brother ...
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    March 9, 1840 March 9, 1840 March 10, 1840 March 10, 1840 March 11, 1840 March 11, 1840 March 12, 1840 March 12, 1840 March 13, 1840 March 13, 1840
  • Page 85

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    of the fulness of the Gospel before him & he seemed to received the testimony. I walked to Green Yeal, & preached at the house of Philpotts to a large congregation I was exceding hoarse at the lungs I spent the night at the Hill farm 10 m March 18, 1840 ~ Wednesday 18th I walked in company with a pilot to Wofer wood Common & preached at the house of George Allen ...
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    March 18, 1840 March 19, 1840 March 20, 1840
  • Page 86

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    March 21, 1840 ~ Saturday March 21st {Oh Lord bless Phebe this day in need in every time of need I pray} I walked to Ledbury & found [FIGURE] a letter from W. Richards. I returned to Brother Benbows & baptized 4 persons 2 were preachers one of which was Thomas Kington the Superintendant of the Preachers of the United Brethren glory ...
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    March 21, 1840 March 22, 1840 March 23, 1840
  • Page 87

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    will concerning Brother & Sister Richards for they ware in deep affliction. Elder Cordon informed me that Elder Theadore Turley was taken with a warrent & cast into Goal by the instrumentality of John Jones. A man took him from Birmingham because of a certain debt which was contracted 15 years ago before he left England which he supposed was wholly settled but it is the work of the devil to put him ...
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    March 24, 1840
  • Page 88

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    20 miles to see me. they came down out of the Gig & walked to whare I was, notwithstanding they were Ministers yet I stood up & boldly declaired unto them Jesus & testified unto them of the great work of God in these last Days & the power of God rested upon us, & they bowed down & prayed & gave glory to God. & we all rose up & the Gig stood still & we all went down into the water at the same hour & I Baptized them ...
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    March 25, 1840
  • Page 91

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    water & we finally found a stream & Baptized 5 persons in a place whare we had to let them down 8 feet perpendicular by the Bank before we reached the water, & 3 of this number were Preachers, & one an aged woman who had followed us the whole time leaning upon her Staves. I spent the night at the preaching place. I Baptized 7 during the day 4 which were preachers two females had a fit in the evening, I lade hands upon them & they soon recovered {Distance of ...
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    March 28, 1840 March 29, 1840
  • Page 92

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Saints in the evening at 6 oclock at the Hill farm & Confirmed 35 Persons & broke bread unto about 80 Saints which closed the business of the day. O how much strength & wisdom I nead in the midst of so much labour, but surely the Lord does give me grace according to my Day for which I feel vary thankful. I am informed this day that the Ministers of the Church of England are holding meetings & councils to petition Parliment to Stop my preaching ...
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    March 30, 1840
  • Page 98

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    untill I had closed my Baptizing & my mind was stayed on God. I then walked to Dimock &, spent the night at Brother Kington distance 9 mil April 10, 1840 ~ Friday 10th I walked to green way & Baptized 3 persons & then walked to Ledbury from thence to Frooms Hill visiting the Saints by the way side. I found Broth John Benbow had sold his possessions & ...
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    April 10, 1840 April 11, 1840