life of John Newton by Newton, John

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Published by Johnstone and Hunter in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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  • Newton, John, -- 1725-1807.,
  • Hymns, English

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Other titlesOlney hymns.
Statementwritten by himself ; with continuation by Richard Cecil ; to which are added, the Olney hymns, in three books.
SeriesChristian"s fireside library -- vol. 11
ContributionsCecil, Richard, 1748-1810., Newton, John, 1725-1807., Cowper, William, 1731-1800.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 204, 145 p. --
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18389740M

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John Newton was born on August 4,in London, the only son of Elizabeth and John. History has not recorded how his parents met and married, but it does tell of the impact they made on their son’s life—John Sr. as a stern and often absent father, and Elizabeth as a gentle, caring mother whose life was tragically short-lived.An Authentic Narrative of Some Remarkable and Interesting Particulars in the Life of Rev.

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