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American Darby Letterbook - Page: 106


something & it would be their gain. There have been conversions in several places. Such is our general history. It is a large field & seemingly with little to build on but the Lord is everywhere and if it is His work He will carry it on.



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My Dear Wigram,


I have hardly written to you & hardly heard from you since I came here, having been led to communications to others; I have only to hope even that you got my MS for the “Present Testimony”, of which I really at this moment forget the subject, I think Eph. 4 & 5, which had really interested me, or else Ps. 132. I sent one on each, one for “Girdle” or “Present Testimony”. You will kindly forward the enclosed to Granville. I am a good deal encouraged in my own heart as to the work. There is nothing immediately striking, but God seems fixing stakes for the work & strengthening & making grow what is planted. I will give some particulars now I have seen & heard of it a little. It may interest brethren. In this country there is progress, has been in my absence. In Quebec there are 17 & fresh souls coming to the light. At Montreal I left a hundred breaking bread, & I think getting on, about 20 added while I was away. At Port Hope 3 where there were none, & I think an open door though violent opposition. Miss Houlditch did her best to

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