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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 Theological 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-
ISM and ENGLISH CHRISTIANITY, 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.

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PART I.

From the Birth of MR. RICHARDS to the Conclusion

of his Ministry.

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