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ORIGIN, CHARACTER, MANNERS, AND HABITS
The English Gipsies:
TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
MANY INTERESTING ANECDOTES,
SUCCESS THAT HAS ATTENDED THE PLANS OF SEVERAL
DESIRE THEIR CONVERSION TO GOD.
BY JAMES CRABB:
“ 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."
1831. 3.2 idit. 18,32.
THE JUDGES, MAGISTRATES,
Ministers of Christ,
ORGANS OF PUBLIC JUSTICE, AND REVEALED
THE GIPSIES ADVOCATE
RESPECTFULLY AND SINCERELY DEDICATED
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