Smith, Matthew Hale. Marvels of Prayer, illustrated by the Fulton Street Prayer Meeting. With Leaves from the Tree of Life. New York: The Evangelical Publishing Co., 1875. First Edition.
Maroon publisher's pebble cloth, stamped in black to front, blind to back, illustration of church on front. 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, spine ends a little worn but not chipped. Small white ink call numbers base of spine, bookplate removed, no other institutional markings. Former owner's signature on ffep, xxiv., 576 clean pp., tight. Several illustrations. Very good. Hardcover. 
Roberts, Revival Literature: An Annotated Bibliography no. 4992. "Stories relating to the revival of 1857-1858."
"The Fulton-street Daily Prayer-meeting, during the seventeen years of its existence, has exhibited a power the most wonderful...The author has had ample opportunity to collect the wonderful and touching narratives running over the long period that the Fulton-street Meeting has existed...These incidents have been set in a frame-work of the word of God; subjects doctrinal, experimental, and practical have been selected, suited to public and private devotion, and to every-day life." p. 6.
Matthew Hale Smith (1810-1879), b. Portland, Maine; d. Brooklyn, New York. He was ordained in the Unitarian church, but was for many years Smith was a journalist, and not connected with any particular denomination; his views became more orthodox. He was also a frequent exhorter at camp meetings, and gave stump speeches for the Republican party. He was a chaplain for the 12th Regiment, NYS Militia, during the Civil War. He died after catching a cold marching with a Post of the Grand Army of the Republic on Decoration Day in 1879. He wrote two books against Universalism, several of a devotional nature, and a record of the Fulton Street Prayer Meeting, Marvels of Prayer, illustrated by the Fulton Street Prayer Meeting. With Leaves from the Tree of Life.