Containing a Written Expression of His Last Words. In the Form of a Hymn and Prayer. Autograph letter signed,’J. Wesley’, Portsmouth Common, 28 September 1790. Description: An original signed letter by the Founder of Methodism. Some spots and slight age wear, 1pp, 4to. Written within a matter of months before his death, Wesley reflects on his own life and pens the words to a verse of the same hymn that he later quoted on his death bed. This is recorded in the Short Account of the Death of Mr. Wesley that was printed the same year of his passing. This letter is the most significant original source material pertaining to Wesley to have surfaced in recent decades. You gave me a very. Account of the happy death of our Dear Sister Sharpe. If it were the week of the Lord, we. Likewise wish to have the trials all attested to us before the Last Supper, that whenever our Lord calls us hence , we may have. To do but to die. I have often prayed (Verse of Hymn). Lord, when I lay this body down. My latest steps attend. My Life of Mercy crown. With a triumphant End. After you many times. Of seeing you once more before I go hence… Provenance : Private English Collection. The item “1790 JOHN WESLEY Autograph SIGNED Letter ORIGINAL Methodist HYMN Rare” is in sale since Monday, March 1, 2021. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “collector1611″ and is located in Munford, Alabama. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Subject: Religion & Spirituality
- Place of Publication: England
- Author: John Wesley
- Year Printed: 1790
- Language: English
- Special Attributes: Inscribed
- Original/Facsimile: Original