On this date, September 26, 1827, Freeborn Garrettson died. Methodist historian said that Freeborn Garrettson “was unquestionably the most competent native born Methodist preacher in the American colonies in the founding period.”

[this statement can be found in the forward of American Methodist Pioneer, The life and Journals of the Rev. Freeborn Garrettson, authored by Robert Simpson].

Death of Freeborn Garrettson

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