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366 > Page 366 of Autobiography of Rev. A.B. Wright : of Holston Conference, M.E. Church / prepared by his son, Rev. J.C. Wright.

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF 1870, Montgomery; 1871, Jamestown; 1872, Madi- sonville (this charge he did not travel, however, but traveled the Cumberland City charge, in the Kentucky Conference); 1873, Jamestown; 1874, Wartburg; 1875, Crossville; 1876, Wartburg; 1877, Jamestown. In August, 1878, he was elected County Court clerk of Fentress County, which po- sition he filled with efficiency and fidelity for four years, during which time he held a supernumerary relation. In 1882 he again entered the active work and served the Wartburg charge; 1883, Sunbright; 1884 and 1885, Kingston; 1886, New River; 1887, Sunbright; 1888, Oliver Springs; 1889, financial agent of Sunbright Seminary, and traveled Mount Vernon Circuit; 1890, agent for same institution, and served as pastor for part of the year on New River charge; 1891, at his own request he was granted the relation of a superannuate, which rela- tion continued up to death. "He was thrown from his horse, October 21, 1893, receiving injuries which, together with other complications, resulted in his death, November 9, 1893. During the nine months immediately pre- vious to the fatal illness, he had preached more than a hundred times, witnessing under his minis- try more than seventy-five conversions. ' He died at his post.' His end was peaceful. To him heaven was a great reality. He talked much of death and of the glorious future with a faith truly sublime. Rev. A. C. Peters preached the funeral sermon in the Methodist Episcopal Church at Sunbright, after which he was buried with Masonic honors in the Mount Vernon Cemetery. 366