Samuel Davies: Apostle of Virginia by by Thomas Talbot Ellis

This is a quote on the above-mentioned article talking about our church.

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“The meeting house closest to where Davies lived, was a plain wooden
building in Hanover County capable of holding 500 people. In good weather this
building was too small for the multitudes who assembled. The open air was then
used, and they worshipped sheltered from the sun in the deep shade of the forest.
One of the original frame buildings in which Davies preached is still standing in
Louisa County. Robert L. Dabney’s ancestors were connected to this, the
Providence Church, and Dabney himself served this congregation in his first
pastoral charge almost 100 years after Davies.
In his writings Dr Dabney often
mentions Davies and always with the highest praise and in connection with the
greatest men, men such as Augustine and Whitefield.”

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