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JOURNALS OF THE LIVES,
RELIGIOUS EXERCISES, AND LABOURS IN THE WORK
OF THE MINISTRY,
LATE OF NEW JERSEY.
PRINTED FOR THE EDITORS, JOHN & ISAAC COMLY, BYBERRY,
CONTENTS OF JOSHUA EVANS'S JOURNAL.
CONTENTS OF JOHN HUNT'S JOURNAL.
In the year 1804, George Churchman transcribed and abridged the notes, memorandums and diary, kept by Joshua Evans; from which transcript the following account is taken. He called the work, An abstracted Journal of the life, early baptisms and religious exercises of Joshua Evans, late of Gloucester county, West Jersey, dec'd;-together with a brief account of his extensive travels and labours in the service of gospel ministry, through the American continent; or, from Canada and Nova Scotia, southwestward as far as Tennessee and Georgia.
George Churchman, in a brief preface which he wrote, speaks of the satisfaction he had in perusing the original minutes and diary or journal of Joshua Evans; and adds, “On looking over and going thro' his said minutes and diary, and from the personal knowledge and acquaintance I had with him, being nearly his co-equal in age, it did appear from time to time, amongst whatsoever kind of people his lot was cast, whether of high or low degree in the world's account, that he exhibited a commendable and very uncommon degree of mortification, patience and self-denial; which were manifest to all, not only in the remarkable simplicity of his dress