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“The Declaration of a Number of the Associated Pastors Relating to the Reverend Mr. James Davenport and His Conduct”

“The Declaration of a Number of the Associated Pastors Relating to the Reverend Mr. James Davenport and His Conduct”

by Benjamin Colman et al., (Boston, 1742)

[Peter Raible reproduces this text as it appears in The Great Awakening: Documents on the Revival of Religion, 1740-1745 (Institute of Early American History & Culture), edited by Richard Bushman (see pages 50-51). We have included a PDF of the original text from 1742.]

Catalog the issues which the ministers raised against Mr. Davenport.

The comments of C.C. Goen [found in the next document in the Polity collection] should be read in conjunction with this brief reading.

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