John Kingdon, letter, to Nathaniel Whitaker, 1766 September 17

Author Kingdon, John

Date17 September, 1766

ms number766517

abstractKingdon writes to invite Whitaker and Occom to preach at Croscomb.

handwritingFormal handwriting is stylized, yet mostly clear and legible. The trailer appears to be in Whitaker's hand.

paperSmall single sheet is in poor condition, with heavy staining and wear. Light preservation work has been done on particularly heavy creasing.

inkBrown ink is somewhat faded

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Dear & revd Sir
Your Favour of Yesterday came duly to Hand, & the inclosed together with a Narrative I have forwarded to Lord Park
Yesterday I also recd a Letter from Mr Williams a Gentleman of Frome Shopton-mallet, who having heard by Mr Jillard of your Intention (Deo volente) to be at Shopton on Tuesday has taken the Liberty to apppoint give Notice of your or Mr Occoms Preachings at Croscomb on Wednesday — Croscomb is abt 3 Miles from Shopton, illegiblea few Diſsenters meet there, & this Mr Williams is one of them, tho' residing at Shopton — This Gentleman supposing you & Mr Occom to ride desired you to send your Horses to his Stable — He begs me to inform him whether you are engaged illegible Wednesday ye 24th, the Day appointed for your Preaching at Croscomb but that Information I must leave you to convey —
Am a little surpriz'd at your Disappointment from Warminster., but tis not in Man to direct his Steps— Hope all will be for the best — illegibleMany Friends here desire
[left]their xian Respects to yourself & Mr Occom —I've heard several Persons say that the Lord made your Sermons refreshing to their Souls especially that Lords-day Morng from Tit 2.13 – Beg my kind Respects to Mr Occom, Mr Gibbs, Peach, Crosby's &c &c – M[gap: worn_edge][guess: a]y the Lord water you every Moment & keep you Night & Day! — I remain your unworthy Bror
& most humble Serv [gap: illegible] John Kingdon
From the Revd mr Jn.o Kingdon of FroomSep. 17. 1766