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REV. WILLI, ALEY, D. D.
RECTOR OF BISHOP WEARMOUTH.
PRINTED FOR HOPKINS AND EARLE, PHILADELPHIA;
.., P. G. Noyes Libry, 18 Sept.,1924. Dup. exch
THE author of these Sermons, by a codicil to his
In compliance with this direction, the following Sermons were selected, printed and distributed by the Rev. Mr. Stephenson, in and about the parish of Bishop Wearmouth, in the year 1806.
These Discourses were not originally composed for publication, but were written for, and, as appears by the Manuscripts, had been preached at the Parish Churches of which, in different parts of the author's life, he had the care. It was undoubtedly the author's intention that they should not have been published; but the circulation of such a number as he had directed by his will to be distributed, rendered it impossible to adhere to the other part of his direction; and it was found necessary to publish them, as the only means of preventing a surreptitious sale.