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1852 Scht 18
ENTERED according to Act of Congress, in the year 1835, by Ralph RanDOLPH GURLEY, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia.
Birth and childhood of Ashmun-Studious habits-Early resolution-Reli-
Early character-First attachment-Sympathy for the heathen-Removal
Bold and Independent Character-Unbroken by Misfortune-Commences a
fession-Letter from Bishop Moore-Application for Orders-Fluctuation
Writes the Life of the Rev. Samuel Bacon-Facts in the History of the Col-
Salutary lessons of Providence-Slavery-Origin-Slave Trade-Slavery in
Mr. Ashmun sails for Africa-Causes and Measures which led to it, inclu-
Sickness Noble devotion of Midshipman Gordon and his associates-Illness
m the Government or Society-His manly Fortitude-Confidence in
Perplexity and uncertainty of his affairs-Rules of Conduct-Private Jour-
Lowest Point of his Depression-Gradual Recovery of Strength-Journal at
His circumstances in the Colony-Influence upon the settlers-Anticipatio.
The doctrine of Divine Providence--Mr. Ashmun's belief in it--Effect of his
Managers of Charitable Institutions-Of the Colonization Society-Mr.
Mr. Ashmun's last entire year of labor-Reputation-Growth of the Society-