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THE LIFE AND CHARACTER
MRS. SARAH SAVAGE,
ELDEST DAUGHTER OF THE REV. PHILIP HENRY A. M.
BY SIR J. B. WILLIAMS L.L.D. F.S.A.
WITH A RECOMMENDATORY PREFACE,
THE REV. WILLIAM JAY, OF BATH.
TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER
MRS. ANNE HULTON & MRS. ELEANOR RADFORD,
Daughters of the Rev. Philip Henry, A. M.
BY THEIR BROTHER, MATTHEW HENRY, V.D.M.
PRESBYTERIAN BOARD OF PUBLICATION.
In the following Memoir* nothing has been introduced but what is authentic.-Mrs. Savage left in her own hand-writing, a Diary of many volumes, commencing with the year 1686, and continued, with few intervals, to her death. Thence, chiefly, the narrative has been compiled. All the extracts, unless otherwise mentioned, are given from those volumes.
The great number of her papers, generally of superior excellence, rendered selection difficult. It has been my aim, however, to avoid tediousness, and to introduce only fair examples illustrative of each particular into which her character has been divided. In doing this, as well as in the general plan, I have followed Mr. Orton, in his useful life of Dr. Doddridge.
*The only account of Mrs. Savage, and that a very brief one, which, it is believed, has ever been written, may be seen in the Christian Observer, vol. iv. p. 327-and Burder's Memoirs of Pious Women, vol. iii. p. 83.
JUN 26 1901