The Negro Servant Legh Richmond

ISBN: 9781409981350

Published: October 30th 2009

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The Negro Servant  by  Legh Richmond

The Negro Servant by Legh Richmond
October 30th 2009 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 48 pages | ISBN: 9781409981350 | 6.35 Mb

Legh Richmond (1772-1827) was a clergyman of the Church of England and an English divine. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and in 1798 was appointed to the joint curacies of St. Marys Church, Brading and St. John the Baptist Church,MoreLegh Richmond (1772-1827) was a clergyman of the Church of England and an English divine. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and in 1798 was appointed to the joint curacies of St.

Marys Church, Brading and St. John the Baptist Church, Yaverland on the Isle of Wight. He was powerfully influenced by William Wilberforces Practical View of Christianity, and took a prominent interest in the British and Foreign Bible Society, the Church Missionary Society and similar institutions. In 1805 he became assistant-chaplain to the Lock Hospital, London, and rector of Turvey, Bedfordshire, where he remained till his death on the 5th of May 1827. The best known of his writings is The Dairymans Daughter (1810), of which as many as four million in nineteen languages were circulated before 1849.

A collected edition of his stories of village life was first published in 1814 under the title of Annals of the Poor. He also edited a series of Reformation biographies called Fathers of the English Church (1807-12).



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