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CONTENTS

PART I.
INTRODUCTION—Birth and early Life of Mr. Richards

Destination to the Ministry-Instructed at the Bristol
Academy-An Account of that Institution-His course
of Studies–General Baptist Education Society--Utility
of an educated Ministry—Commencement of Mr. Rich-
ards' Ministry at Pershore-Recommendatory Letter to
Lynn, by his Tutor, the Rev. Hugh Evans-Mr. Rich-
ards' Description of Lynn on his first coming there-For-
mation of the Baptist Church there-Letters of the
Messrs. Hugh and Caleb Evans on Free Communion-
Congratulatory Letters from Mr. Hugh Evans, Dr. John
Ash, and Mr. Williams of Cardigan-Sketch of the Rev.
Rees David, with the Inscription on his Monument, at
Norwich-Dr. Evans' Letter on Providence and Uni-
versal Restoration Biographical Sketches of Messrs.
Hugh and Caleb Evans-Recommendation of the New
Institution for the Relief of Aged Ministers—Character
of Mr. Richards' Preaching, with an Illustration-Re-
markable Robbery and Execution-Injustice and Impo-
licy of Capital Punishments-Plea for Reading the Scrip-
tures-Letter on Baptismal Controversy—Mr. Richards'
Soliloquy on his Birth-day--His Excursion to and from
Wales-Mr. Richards’ ill-health and absence in Wales,
with a Letter to his Church at Lynn-Account of the
Jumpers-Accession of Welsh Converts to the General
Baptists-Remarks of Mr. Williams, and Mr. Richards'
Letter to Dr. Rippon—The Sentiments of the New Con-
nection of General Baptists—Return to Lynn, and Re-
signation of the Ministry-Defence of himself against
Heresy—Declaration of his Religious Views–General
Remarks on his Thcological Sentiments-Twelve Ar-
ticles in which Christians are agreed— Best Remedy for
Party Spirit-A cheerful Piety recommended-Extracts
from Bogue, M'Lean, and Doddridge-Letter to a
Clergyman, on refusing to marry unbaptized Persons-
Consolatory Epistle on the loss of a Friend-Mr. Rich-
ards' Account of the Rev. Rees David's Death and
Funeral—The Supports of Revealed Religion.

PART II.

Publications of Mr. Richards—His HISTORY of Lynn-

Its Character and Extracts–Sketch of the Rev. J. Ras-
trick, and Specimen of Poetry--Account of St. Mar-
garets of the Dissenting Chapels, &c.-LETTER TO
LORD SANDWICH, by way of Reply to Noble's Memoirs

of Oliver Cromwell-Mr. Richards' Defence of Wales,
• and of his Countrymen-Reflections on French Athe-

JSM and ENGLISH CHRISTJANITY, with Extract-Food
-- FOR A Fast Day, with Extract-Controversial Tracts

on Baptism of Adults, by Immersion-Notice of Mr.
Williams of Cardigan's Decease and Character-His-
TORY OF ANTICHRIST; or Free Thoughts on the Cor-
ruptions of Christianity, with Extracts—Anecdote of
Maclaurin, the Mathematician-A Letter of some
length on the Nature and Perpetuity of Christian Bap-
tism--Miscellaneous Pieces-Account of the Sacred
Writings-Allegorical Preaching-Introduction of the
Gospel into Britain-Welsh Nonconformists' Memorial;
or, Cambro-British Biography-COMMUNICATIONS to

Periodical Publications-Mr. Richards' Welsh Pieces
-SEASONABLE MONITORS, with Extracts, Religious and
Political-His Political Conduct that of an Ancient
Briton, described by Tacitus-His sound Whiggish
Principles-Attachment to the British Constitution-
Necessity of Reform in the House of Commons-Ex-
tract from Blackstone- The Practical Liberty of Great
Britain, Amelioration of Mankind-Millennial Glory.

perty, also the Disposal of his Coins and Medals, with
various Legacies—Tributes of Respect to his Memory
from Public Prints, and Periodical Publications-His
Person and Character-Affecting Lines in View of
Dissolution - Interment at Wisbeach-Funeral Sermons

-His Epitaph— The Poet's contrast of this world and

the World to Come-introductory to consolatory Re-

flections upon the Nature and Employments of Heaven-

The General Resurrection.

PART I.

From the Birth of MR. RICHARDS to the Conclusion

of his Ministry.

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