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April 1860 Hampton Hill

M. 30. On Friday last I received a letter from Peter Snowden, in reply to one which I had written to him just before leaving Pooshee, offering my condolence & sympathy under his great bereavement. Lauras death has been the means of "bringing him to his knees" before his Maker, (as he expresses it) & he informs me that he became a communicant at the Rock's Church on the first Sunday after Easter. He writes in a truly Christian spirit & I have no doubt is a really converted man. His great energy of character & inflexibility of purpose always displayed in the affairs of life will come to his aid & develop in him a consistent, persevering & devoted Christian, I cannot doubt. How strange to us are God's designs? Among the young men of the neighborhood in St Johns & St Stephens, a wonderful revolution has taken place since the beginning of the winter. George Porcher & Henry Porcher both made their profession on their death beds & died happy Christians - Since them have been added to the Church, John Porcher,

  • Title

    Henry William Ravenel, 1814-1887: Private Journal 1859-1860:Page 73

  • Date

    1860-04-30

  • Subject

    Aiken County (S.C.)--History

    South Carolina--Social conditions

    Ravenel family

    Fungi of Carolina

    Illustrated by Natural Specimens of the Species

    Botanists--South Carolina--History--19th century

    Berkeley County (S.C.)--History--19th century

    Botanists--South Carolina--History--19th century

    South Carolina--Social conditions

    United States--Description and travel

    Aiken County (S.C.)--History

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  • Contributing Institution

    University of South Carolina. South Caroliniana Library