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studies were particularly dedicated ; and his services for their benefit , and for that of the poorer members of the society , can never be forgotten .
In his support of some valuable public institutions in Exeter , Mr . Kenrick was active and decided : in distant quarters of the kingdom , too , his character gave him no inconsiderable share of influence and reputation . *
As a tutor * he was eminently punctual and vigilant , judicious and affectionate , impartial and persevering : he encouraged instead of controlling , the inquiries of his pupils ; and gained their love , without forfeiting their respect .
It will justly be concluded that such a man appeared with great advantage in the scenes and offices of domestic life . Regularity and © rder , piety , affection and
harmcfay reigned in his family . His treatment of his children was particularly distinguished by good sense and kindness ; and to the sincerity and -warmth : , of his
MISCELLANEOUS COMMUNICATIONS .
A LETTER om ARCHDEACON PALEY ' s , ON &XJjB * CRXPTIO 3 f T& ARTTCJ ^ S Of FAITHTo Phe Editor of the Monlfdy Repository * -
stb ,, London * , Jan . 1 , 1808 ,, v As your correspondents son » e > - times allude to Dr . Paley ' s chapiter on u Subscription / ' in hijs
Moral Philosophy , the following letter moy not be unacceptable to them ; it is indeed a supplement to the celebrated chapter . I have transcnbod . it from the lifttotDr ,
friendship , to the amiableness 6 v his tempe ' r and the gentleness of * his manners , several will bear ?! kei £ testimony , with / tears of regret and gratitude .
Ill the year 17456 K& married Mary daughter of Mr . Johot-Way mouth of Exeter : by this l $ > dy he had six children , five of w % om survive ; but at the birth of the last of ( hem he lost the mother .
During the year 1794 , he formed an union with Elizabeth second ^ sister of tbe Rev . Thomas Belshamp a connection which has fully ensured to his promising young family the continued benefits ef maternal tenderness and wisdom *'
If those who enjoyed the best opportunities of . knowing Mr . Kenrick , and * wha&ave the strongs est reasons for lamentmg the loss of bim ai ^ soothed and grati fied * by this imperfect memoir , or if
any are hence inspired with an ardent desire to imitate , a » they are respectively able , his exam . pie , the wishes of the writer are * accomplished . J . K-
Percival of Ma / nehcster , By fcfe * son , prefixed to a complete edir tionj-of hiis , \ # c * rk £ . Dr . Perciv « l was a ; liberal acw
commorfatingj ( Jissente ^ ^ vh ^ bad no dtjeptipp to an e $ |; iiblished church a ^ 8 UG bi and who aciaiittied in part at least , the power of the H 3 # gi $ tratc' in religi ^ xii mutterS p ^
6 $ Archdeacon Paley ' s Letter Offr&ubscriptioriZ
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Feb. 2, 1808, page 66, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2389/page/10/