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The History of Baptism


The History of Baptism

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    Robert Robinson
Excerpt from book: terials for the History of the Dutch, American and other foreign Baptists. Mr. Robinson wrote very little during the last twelve months. The whole of the present volume, except the preface and the recapitulation was finished before that time. Though the reader may wish the Author had retouched some parts, he will still find in it an ample fund of improvement and entertainment: and the noble spirit of liberty, which it breathes, cannot fail of recommending it to the liberal men of every sect. For the errors of the press, the Author hath made an apology in the preface, which we trust will be accepted. Mb. Robinson had engaged himself in the spring to preach the annual sermons for the benefit of the Dissenters' Charity-Schod at Birmingham, and he promised himself great pleasure from an interview with Dr. Priestly, and other gentlemen of that place. The physician di J not disapprove of the journey, though he wished it could have been deferred a week or two longer, and his family flattered themselves that the exercise and company would have the most beneficial effects on his health and spirits. On Wednesday, June 2, he set off from Chesterton with his son, in an open carriage, and travelling by easy stages arrived at Birmingham on Saturday evening, apparently not at all the worse for his journey. On Sunday he preached twice, in the morning at the new meeting-house, and at the old meeting-house in the afternoon. On Monday evening his friends were alarmed for him jrom an excessive difficulty of respiration, under which he laboured for some time, but on Tuesday he revived, and entertained the company the greater part of the day and the whole of the evening, with all that ease and vivacity in conversation, for chapter{Section 4which he had ever been remarkable. He retired t...  
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  • Robert Robinson
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