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DISCOURSES

DELIVERED EXTEMPORE

AT SEVERALT

MEETING HOUSES

OF THE PEOPLE

CALLED

QUAKERS,

IN GREAT

BRITAIN.

FROM THE YEAR 1767 TO THE YEAR 1770,

INCLUSIVE.

BY SAMUEL FOTHERGILL.

MOSTLY TAKEN DOWN IN CHARACTERS, BY A MEMBER OF

THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND.

A NEW EDITION.

PHILADELPHIA:
PUBLISHED BY B. JOHNSON, No. 249, AND J. JOHNSON,

No. 147, HIGH-STREET.

(BARTRAM AND REYNOLDS, PRINTERS.)

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THE

ANNEXED ACCOUNT

OF THE

ELOQUENT MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL

WHO

DELIVERED THE FOLLOWING PATHETIC EXHORTATIONS,

As the Spirit gave him utterance,

Appeared in the Gentleman's Magazine for 1773, under the signature of

ALover of Truth and Virtue.'

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"O commemorate the virtues of great and eminent

men,

who have been honourable in their day, is a tribute due to their memory. A tribute which sensible men pay from emotions of respectful gratitude ; and from a hope that it may prove an incentive to the living to emulate their virtues.

« Of this class the late Mr. SAMUEL FOTHERGILL, of Warrington, an eminent preacher among the Quakers, may tvith great justice be ranked. I knew him well, and had the happi. ness of his occasional acquaintance; I call it the

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