By Milton C. Sernett
initially released in 1985, this improved moment version comprises new resources on girls, African missions, and the good Migration. Milton C. Sernett offers a basic advent in addition to ancient context and remark for every document.
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Since I came I baptised in all 2 Adults & 47 Children. Our Congregation is generally of about 100 Persons, sometimes more, several that were inclinable to some of the dissenting partys shew themselves pritty constant among us, and I do what possible to edify them and give them satisfaction in their doubts. On Sunday next I design God willing to baptise two very sensible and honest Negro Men whom I have kept upon tryal these two Years. Several others have spoken to me also; I do nothing too hastily in that respect.
Olwell, Robert. Masters, Slaves and Subjects: The Culture of Power in the South Carolina Low Country, 1740-1790. : Cornell University Press, 1998. Vibert, Faith. "The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts: Its Work for the Negroes in North America before 1783:' Journal of Negro History 18, no. 2 (April 1933): 171-212. Wood, Peter H. Black Majority: Negroes in Colonial South Carolina from 1670 through the Stono Rebellion. New York: Knopf, 1974. Wood, Peter H. " Bulletin of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture and Religion 3, no.
This we cannot do without obeying them freely, without muttering or finding fault. If a servant strives to please his master and studies and takes pains to do it, I believe there are but few masters who would use such a servant cruelly. Good servants frequently make good masters. If your master is really hard, unreasonable and cruel, there is no way so likely for you to convince him of it, as always to obey his commands, and try to serve him, and take care of his interest, and try to promote it all in your power.