The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 17, July 1913 - April, 1914 Page: 46
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Alexander of Mississippi, of the M. E. Church; second, by my-
self; and third, by Chaplain Fowler. Good congregations.
Tuesday, April 24th. Commenced a sermon on Is. 12:21 "Pro-
duce your cause."
Wednesday, April 25th. Finished the sermon. Met with Bro.
Balls, a Cumberland Presbyterian, from Louisiana. The broth-
ers, James and Clark Owen, and self took tea with the Humphries,
all of us Kentuckians and old acquaintances.
Sabbath, April 29th. A shower, thunder and lightening.
Preached from Mal. 3:16-17: considerable liberty in speaking on
the duty and encouragements of Christian conversation. Preached
in the evening from Is. 41:21.
Tuesday, May 3rd, 1838. After service in the House of Rep-
resentatives, called on Mrs. Bee, a lady from Charleston, S. C.,
late of Pendleton. Found her an interesting, intelligent, and
pious lady, a subject of recent severe domestic affliction. What a
charm does unaustentatious piety throw around the character of
an accomplished woman. Then, we behold religion in its love-
liness and woman in her loveliness, when the hand of God is
recognized as the hand of a father, sanctifying bereavement.
At 8 p. m., went to the Hall to hear a Bro. Campbell, of the
M. E. Church, but had to preach myself. Preached from Acts 9:6.
Last night sat up late writing a communication to the Western
Presbyterian Herald on the prospects and condition of Texas.
Friday, May 4th. Saw many members of Congress, President
Houston and Bowles, a famous Cherokee chief, embark on the
steamer Friend for Galveston. Fear they will not do much honor
to the country by such a visit under such circumstances.
Sabbath, May 6th. Met the friends and children of a proposed
Sabbath School, at 9 a. m. Took the names of the children and
.addressed them and their friends on the importance of such an
institution. Encouraged by the prospect of success.
At 10 a. m., a sermon by Bro. Campbell of the M. E. Church,
,a newly arrived missionary for this new field. May he have come
in the fullness of the blessing of the Gospel of Christ, and be
abundantly blessed in his efforts to honor the Master and benefit
At 8 p. m. preached to a large and very attentive audience
from 2 Cor. 11:15, a solemn subject. How little do I feel its
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