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Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1831, by Paul Beck, Jr. Treasurer, in trust for the American Sunday School Union, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court, of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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BRIEF MEMOIR

OF THE

REV. MR. EVELETH.

The substance of the following pages was prepared by the late Rev. Ephraim Eveleth, who was born in Princeton, Mass. on the 3d of March, 1801—of pious parents, who were members of the Congregational Church, in that place. In his 17th year hc professed religion, and united himself with the church to which his parents belonged, the only one at that time in Princeton, although he had expressed some doubts on the subject of baptism. By this important step, an entire change was wrought in his character and inclinations; he became an exemplary Christian, zealous in the cause of religion among his companions and others, and his mind, which had formerly been inactive, seemed to have taken a new direction, as he now thirsted after knowledge, human as well as divine; and even at this early period of his Christian attainments, he evidently showed a disposition for the gospel ministry. In a few months after his connexion with the church, his views on the subject

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