Engraved Portrait of The Late Rev.James Hinton M.A. With Attached Original Autograph.
Quarto printed engraving of Rev.James Hinton. Ca 1823. Original autograph attached. This could be quite an early autograph as it reads J.Hinton Oxford.
James Hinton (1761-1823) Baptist Minister. Studied at Bristol Baptist College. Called to an Independant Baptist Church in Norwich in 1788. His pastorate was dogged by poverty, ill health and divisions among the people. Nevertheless he built the church up from 29 members to 200. Later built a chapel for 800. An experimental Calvinist. Friend of the Wesleyans & others, for which he suffered abuse and ridicule, especially from the graduates of Oxford, who nearly killed him at one point.
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