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ternoon in a very edifying manner , 8 , Cong le ton . As great pains bad been taken to make my preaching known , we had the meetinghouse pretty well filled ; many of my hearers were persons of other religious denominations .
9 , Dean-Row . I preached here on a Wednesday , in the middle of the day ; the people who form this congregation , live so distant from the place , and are so much
engaged in business , that it is difficult to collect them , excepting on a Sunday : however , we had a respectable company of attentive hearers .
10 , Cross . Street . This is a small village , I preached on a Tuesday morning , to a small , respectable audience . 11 , Hale . I preached in the afternoon of the same day at this place , and though the people had to come , most of them , a con « i .
derable distance , in an incessant ^ nd heavy rai n , we had the meeting-house about half filled , 12 , Stuckport . Here I had a pretty large congregation ; and afterwards spent the evening with a Company of friends , in which much ardour in the cause of truth ,
Christian zeal" and affection were discovered . 13 , Hyde . In this place , I spent a most happy day . Several persons accompanied me from Stockport , and as 1 had hot another day to spare for Duckingjield % where there is an Unitariaa con *
gregation , the minister of that place and a number of his friends met us at Hyde . We had preaching in the morning ( it was ou a Thursday ); after the service , alaTge pdrty diried together . It was something like a public association , ^" he afternoon was spent in a way
highly calculated to cherish Christian affection , increase zeal in the glorious cause in which we ar © engaged , and to promote every liberal and pious feeling . I preached again in the evening , the place
was crowded , I suppose there were five or six hundred hearers , many of them persons of different religious sentiments , and all deeply at ~ tentive . After the evening service we had a large party together , for two or three hours , and the time
was spent in edifying conversation . I was under the necessity of declining an invitation to Platt , wh £ re there is an Unitarian congregation , not having a day bu £ what was engaged by previous ap * pointments ^
Lancashire * Deeming this a county highly important to the Unitarian ca . \ ise , I * determined to devote to it all the time and attention in my power *' I preached at the following places ,
VJZ . 1 , Paradise Street , Liverpool , to , I suppose , about 700 people . I should have preached there again , but a week-day service was nofc thought eligible .
2 , Liens haw Street , Liverpool . The congregation here seemed tbih , fur the sixe of the chapel ; but it was in an afternoon , and congregations are usually thin at that time in large towns . There misht be 250 Deoole .
3 , IVarringlom I preached here five times ; was always well attended ; even the week evening congregations were large , I had much pleasing and edifying
intercourse with the respectable minis ** ter of the congregation ( Mr . Broad bent ) and many of his friends ; both he and they did all they could to accommodate jtn *
Intelligence . —Mr . Wright ' s Tour in tie North-tvcst . 57
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Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1813, page 57, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2424/page/57/