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conducive to the spiritual welfare of the community, and his free consent that they might forthwith be used for the purpose pointed out. And thus a great door and effectual was unexpectedly opened unto me- -an opportunity of building on a foundation laid by a wise master-builder, and of thereby enabling "the poor among men to rejoice in the Holy One of Israel."

May the blessing of Him, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy, attend this manual, and render it subservient to the best interests of many, even of all into whose hands it may come.

G. W.

MARCH, 1849.

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