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GIPSIES' ADVOCATE;

OR,

OBSERVATIONS

ON THE

ORIGIN, CHARACTER, MANNERS, AND HABITS

OF

The English Gipsies:

TO WHICH ARE ADDED,

MANY INTERESTING ANECDOTES,

ON THE

SUCCESS THAT HAS ATTENDED THE PLANS OF SEVERAL
BENEVOLENT INDIVIDUALS, WHO ANXIOUSLY

DESIRE THEIR CONVERSION TO GOD.

BY JAMES CRABB:
AUTHOR OF “ THE PENITENT MAGDALEN.”

“ The Son of Man is come to seek and to save that which is lost.”

« Let that mind be in you which was in Christ Jesus."

SECOND EDITION.

LONDON:
SOLD BY LINDSAY AND co., SOUTH STREET AND ANDREW
STREET, EDINBURGH ; COLLINS, GLASGOW;

WAKEMAN, DUBLIN.

1831. 3.2 idit. 18,32.
Price Three Shillings.

BAKER AND SON, PRINTERS, SOUTHAMPTON, TO

THE JUDGES, MAGISTRATES,

AND

Ministers of Christ,

AS THE

ORGANS OF PUBLIC JUSTICE, AND REVEALED

TRUTH,

THE GIPSIES ADVOCATE

IS MOST

RESPECTFULLY AND SINCERELY DEDICATED

THE AUTHOR.

PREFACE.

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The Author of the following pages has been urged by numerous friends, and more particularly by his own conscience, to present to the Christian Public a brief account of the people called Gipsies, now wandering in Britain. This, to many readers, may appear inexpedient; as Grellman and Hoyland have written largely on this neglected part of the human family. But it should be recollected, that there are thousands of respectable and intelligent Christians, who never have read, and never may read either of the above authors. The writer of the present work is partly indebted for the sympathies he feels, and which he wishes to awaken in others towards these miserable wanderers, to various authors who have written on them, but more particularly to Grellman and Hoy

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