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9 > Page 9 of Autobiography of a pioneer : or, The Nativity, experience, travels, and ministerial labors of Rev. Jacob Young ; with incidents, observations, and reflections.

CONTENTS. 9 CHAPTER XIII. MrssrssIPPI DISTRICT-1807-8. Joyfully received-Randall Gibson--Learner Blackman- The band of preachers-James Axley-Character of Blackman-His great influence- Fording and traveling-Pickeringville-Natchez-Tooley-" Under the hill "-Unexpected meeting- Mr. Wilson-Uncouth landlord-Capt. Bowie-Lawyer Hughes-Panthers-Loses the way-Return-Axley- Encampment-Prospects of the mission-Dr. Floyd-William Foster- Lorenzo Dow-His controversy with Sneethen and Cooper-Lorenzo and the Calvanists-- --PAGE 216 CHAPTER XIV. MISSiSSIPPI DISTRICT-CONTINUED-1807-8. Axley much discouraged-Meets with opposition-His great self-denial and energy-Dr. Green-Dow's family trials-Camp meeting-Lorenzo Dow and the rowdies -Canteen of whisky-The "notable robber The chain of five links-A great speech-Bilious fever-A little swear- ing Yankee-Madam Turnbull-Esq. Turnbull-Dow again-Another remarkable speech-Effect-Author leaves the territory-Reckons his leaving as one of the mistakes of his life.- - 233 CHAPTER XV. CONF ERE NCE- 8s08. Difficulties with the Choctaws-Start for Nashville-Apprehensions- Fears relieved-Indians-Sickness of Traverse-Reach conference- M'Kendree now bishop-Author reproved by Asbury for leaving the territory-Conference business-Burke-Slavery-l'leasan t conference-- Cup of trembling-Kindness of M1'Kerndree-Appointed to Nashville circuit-Appointment changed to West Wheeling-. -- - - - - -- 246 CHAPTER XVI. WEST WHEELING CIRCUIT-1808. Michael Ellis-Archibald MI'Elroy-Doubtful reception-Interview with R. R. Roberts-Asbury's letter-Unpleasant situation-Lorenzo Dow- John Spahr-HIis fainily-Ruth-Peggy Dow -Barnabas Lucas-Jacob Neisless- Thornton Fleming-James Quinn-Transfer of the circuit- Obadiah JC nrings-.JarMes Watts-Thomas Church-His resolution- His attempts at reform-Failure-Author's courtship-Marriage-Note from Asbury ....... - -- 9253