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leisure for profitable counsel concerning the great interests of our sacred mission.
August 24. — I preached in Columbia, and confirmed five.
August 27. — I preached to the sick and wounded soldiers in a hospital in Richmond.
September 4.— I preached in Christ Church, Halifax, and the same evening reached home, after an absence of more than six weeks.
September 11. — In Christ Church, Halifax, after a sermon by the Rev. Dr. Minnigerode, I addressed the congregation, and in the afternoon preached to the servants at my own residence.
September 18. — I again preached to the servants.
October 2. — I preached in Emmanuel Church, Henrico, and confirmed two. At night I preached in St. Paul's, Richmond, and confirmed five.
October 3. — In the morning I preached in St. Paul's, Peters- burg, and confirmed fifteen. At night in Grace Church, and confirmed twenty-three.
October 4. — On the lines near Chester, I preached in the woods to a part of Kemper's Brigade.
October 5.— I preached at Manakm Town, and confirmed two.
October 6. — I preached in St. Luke's, Powhatan, and con- firmed four.
October 7. — I preached in Emmanuel, Powhatan, and con- firmed eight.
October 8.— I preached in the Church at Genito, and con- firmed two.
October 9. — I preached in the Church at Grub Hill, and con- firmed seven.
October 11. — I preached in Trinity Church, Chesterfield, and confirmed five.
October 16. — I preached in the Church at Charlotte Court- house, and confirmed five, and administered the Lord's Supper.
October 27,. — In Christ Church, Halifax, I preached, and bap- tized Alice Wales, daughter of the Rev. Wm. H. iMeade.
October 30. — I preached in the Church at Catawba.