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GUARDIAN & REVIEW.
"PROVE ALL THINGS: HOLD FAST THAT WHICH IS GOOD."
publisheD BY JAMES EASTBURN & CO.
AT THE LITERARY ROOMS, CORNER OF BROADWAY AND
ABRAHAM PAUL, PRINTER.
Southern District of New York, ss. E
year of the Independence of the United States of America, James Eastburn & Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as Proprietors, in the words following, to wit:
“The Evangelical Guardian and Review.
“ To the law and to the testimony."
EDWARD NOR, Assistant Clerk,
BRIEF MEMOIRS OF MRS. MARGARET formance of duty, among all who
desire to be “ followers of them
who through faith and patience THE lives and even the names
inherit the promises." of many, who'occupied important
The subject of the present mestations in the Church of God, in moir, in the words of one who our land, and fulfilled the duties was not merely related to her,
but knew her well, was of those stations with distinguished reputation and usefulness, are ra- tinguished character, and one of pidly passing into oblivion. We the best of women. feel it to be both a duty and pri- justly be enrolled among the faith
ful witnesses for God, and rememvilege, so far as we shall be enabled, to furnish our readers, from bered as a signal trophy of the time to time, with biographical power and prevalence of grace.' sketches of a few, whom we
Mrs. Margaret Livingston was either personally knew, or whose the only child of Colonel Henry memory we have been taught to Beekman, a very respectable and revere from our earliest years, who sustained many public offices
opulent gentleman of this state, These sketches will necessarily be imperfect, from the scantiness of trust and honour, and died with
an unblemished character, at the of materials to form them ; for the subjects have left little, some
advanced age of nearly ninety nothing, in writing ; of their sor
She was born in the year 1724, rowing companions, but few are left, and they, io the wape of at Rhinebeck Flatts, in Dutchess years, find it difficult to recollect county, the place of her father's more than a few leading facts in residence. The house, which is their history. On their charac- still standing, is pleasantly situa
ted on Hudson's river, opposite to ter, however, they can dilate with sufficient minuteness to enable
the Kingston landing-place. us, to whom they have commu
At an early period* she was nicated their information, to un-bert R. Livingston, Esq. who was
connected in marriage with Rofold the bright examples of their friends to the encouragement of
also an only child. As his ancesfaith in the promises of God, and * Somewhere about the 20th or 21st year the instruction for the right per- of her age.