Dudley, John. A Discourse on the Means of a Revival. Preached at Quechee, Vt 1849

Dudley, John. A Discourse on the Means of a Revival. Preached at Quechee, Vt 1849

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Dudley, John. A Discourse on the Means of a Revival. Preached at Quechee, Vt. Windsor, [Vt]: Printed at the Chronicle Press, 1849.

Yellow printed wrappers, "With the respects of the Author" at top of front, 5 1/4 x 8 inches, "1849" in ink on front, 24 clean pp., center vertical crease. Very good. Pamphlet.  [3871] $75.00

No. 1595 in Roberts, Revival Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. "A sermon on Amos 7:2."

Dudley gives the reasons for a need for revival, and then "To what means must we look, with the hope of saving the Church, and securing the revival and preservation of vital godliness?"

Rev. John Dudley, b. 1807 at Richmond, Massachusetts; from 1829-1831 assistant missionary to the Choctaw Indians(1), a graduate of Yale Seminary, "was pastor of a Presbyterian church in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1830-1837; spent four years in Michigan; was pastor of Congregational church, Weathersfield, Vt., 1841-1845; stated supply of Congregational church, Quechee, Vt., 1845-1850; stated supply of Congregational church, Danville, Vt., 1850-1855; and then engaged in a boarding and day school at New Haven, Conn." - Gilman, The Bibliography of Vermont, p. 77. (1897).

(1) Tracy, Joseph, et al. History of American Missions to the Heathen...(1840), p. 340, which has his year of birth as 1805.