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THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN
REV. THOMAS TIMPSON,
AUTHOR OF THE "COMPANION TO THE BIBLE," "THE KEY TO THE
BIBLE," "CHURCH HISTORY THROUGH ALL AGES,"
"THE ANGELS OF GOD," ETC., ETC.
DEDICATED, WITH PERMISSION, TO
PRESIDENT OF THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY
AND 70, EDGWARE ROAD.
RIGHT HON. EARL OF SHAFTESBURY,
PRESIDENT OF THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY.
In dedicating this volume to your Lordship, I cannot
omit to acknowledge the kind manner in which that honour
was granted. The chief merit of the work consists in its record of the wonderful and successful operations of the great Institution over which your Lordship has been called to preside, and of the extraordinary endowments and virtues of the
excellent men who have been its principal labourers.
for more than forty years connected
with the Bible Society, privileged with an acquaintance with
many of its agents, and to co-operate, on some occasions, in parts of its agencies, I have felt delighted in bringing together the memorials of those who being dead yet speak,”—and trust