Personal Narrative of a Tour Through a Part of the United States and Canada: With Notices of the History and Institutions of Methodism in America


This hard cover book has a pale green cover with gilt lettering on the spine of the cover. The corners are ruffed. There is a gift inscription written on the inside, foxing, light water stains, wear and soil. 431 pages. The author traveled from Halifax to Boston, and then west to Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois, then from Niagara through Toronto, Kingston, etc. to Quebec, returning through the Hudson River route to New York.Includes four parts: I. Personal Narrative. II. Historical Notices of Methodism in America. III. The Institutions of the Methodist Episcopal Church. IV. Territorial Progress of the American Methodist Episcopal Church. Dixon (1788-1871) was a Wesleyan minister, frequent writer on the history of Methodism, and served as President of the Wesleyan Conference, President of the Canadian Conference, and English representative at United State Conference.1st American Edition.



  • Personal Narrative of a Tour Through a Part of the United States and Canada: With Notices of the History and Institutions of Methodism in America
  • James Dixon
  • Lane and Scott, 1849
  • First edition