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  • Reference
      GB 133 DDPr 1/60
  • Former Reference
      GB 135 DDPr 1/60
      GB 133 Leather Vol.VI - Letters Chiefly Addressed to the Rev. C Wesley, p.60
  • Dates of Creation
      22 Apr 1740
  • Physical Description
      1 item

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  • Henry Piers (1694-1770) was the Vicar of Bexley in Kent, and a close friend of the Wesleys. He himself was converted under the influence of Charles Wesley and John Bray. The Wesleys' sister Kezia was a long-term guest in Piers's household. Piers was a member of the society at Fetter Lane in London, and attended the Conferences of 1744 and 1747. Source: Encyclopedia of World Methodism (1974).

From Henry Piers in Bexley to the house of Mr West, silk-dyer of Thames Street, London. Piers heard recently that Charles was in London and hopes that this letter will reach him safely, although he does not know where he is lodging.

Spiritual matters are discussed, with particular reference to Piers's own conversion.

Note

Note

  • Henry Piers (1694-1770) was the Vicar of Bexley in Kent, and a close friend of the Wesleys. He himself was converted under the influence of Charles Wesley and John Bray. The Wesleys' sister Kezia was a long-term guest in Piers's household. Piers was a member of the society at Fetter Lane in London, and attended the Conferences of 1744 and 1747. Source: Encyclopedia of World Methodism (1974).