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TO A FRIEND,
cometh from the Father of the gift, is from a
NEW YORK, OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY, OF THE
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EVIDENCES, DOCTRINES, AND DUTIES,
Introductory Letter on the Leading Doctrines of the
MY DEAR FRIEND,
It is much more easy for you to conjecture, than for me to describe, the pleasure I received from learning. that you are now fully persuaded of the truth and Divine authority of the Christian Religion: and I cheerfully accede to your renewed request that this series of letters shall be extended until I have furnished
you with a view of the principal doctrines proposed in Scripture for your belief, and of the grand duties which we are called upon as Christians to discharge. Had I not, however, a decided conviction of your supreme love of truth, and of your stedfast determination to follow it whithersoever it may lead you, I