from Hullett came in and we had a good day. Having spent some days with them at Clinton, we left for Hullett, where we spent a week, staying at Stephen Hill’s (a Devonshire brother) there we had meetings nearly every night, and indeed literally from morning till night, every day from one farm to another, taking tracts with us. I enjoyed that kind of work very much, and as I was so much in the open air, it was refreshing for the body too; for we were both somewhat tired from the unbroken series of meetings since we had landed at Quebec.
(Thursday, Dec 4th) I wrote thus far yesterday, in the morning, Mr Darby went over to Toronto, an hour and a half by railway, for the purpose of lecturing at the room; he commenced his lectures on the Romans there, last Wednesday. He returns to day, and hopes to lecture here to night at the Room.
You see that at present Hamilton and Toronto form the sphere of his labours. In January, when we hope to have good sleighing, we purpose all going into the interior—Mount Forest, Minto, Hullett, and perhaps Collingwood, to visit the brethren, and for the Gospel, I mean, by all we three and A Wells. The Lord is, I am thankful to say, owning the work here. On Tuesday evening, a very intelligent young man who has been attending the meetings, who had been deeply injured by reading “Essays and Reviews” declared, that he had found full peace at the preaching from Luke xv on Sunday evening; another young man who has been for many years among the Thomasites, has I hope, also