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Page vii of Memoirs of Dr. Winthrop Hartly Hopson / edited by his wife, Ella Lord Hopson.

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CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. Dr. Hopson's Birth.-Parentage.-His Father's Removal to Missouri.-From there to Arkansas -His Being Sent to Carrollton, Ill., to School.-Bro. Henderson's Letter.-His Change to Jacksonville.-Home in Father Stone's Family.- Attends Bonne Femme College, in Boone County ........... CHAPTER II. Finishes His Education at Columbia College, under Profs. Roach and Thomas, when only Seventeen.-Called to Preach. -Spends a Few Months Reading the Bible with Bro. Abram Miller.-Joins Bro. Samuel Rogers.-Bro. Rogers' Letter.... 6 CHAPTER III. State of the Church.-His Father's Loss of Property.- Opposed to his Preaching; Insists on his having a Profession besides.-He Selects Medicine.-Married.-His Father Dies. -He Becomes a Farmer.-Death of his Wife.-Removal to Fayette, Howard County.-Joel H. Hayden.-Alex. Procter. -Second Marriage.-Death of his Wife.-Visit to Dubuque, Iowa, with Bro. D. P. Henderson.--Robt. B. Fife, of St. Louis, Marries his Mother .................................. 12 CHAPTER IV. Meeting in Dubuque, Iowa.-Result of the Meeting.-My Conversion and Baptism, and our Subsequent Marriage ..... 18 CHAPTER V. A Proposition.-Visit to his Mother.-Return to Fayette. -Call to Act as State Evangelist.-Visit to Columbia, Paris, Mexico.-Providential Escape.-Meeting in the Court-house in Mexico.-Debate with Elder Wm. G. Caples ............. 31 CHAPTER VI. Visited my Relatives in Batavia, ll.-My Brother's Let- ter Describing the Meeting.-Other Visits Made There.-His 38 Estimate of Dr. Hopson ................................... Vii.