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  • Reference
      GB 133 DDWes/2/82
  • Former Reference
      GB 135 DDWes/2/82
      GB 135 Wesley Brown Folio 2, page 104
  • Dates of Creation
      May 1780

Scope and Content

From Rev. Martin Madan, to Charles Wesley in Cheapside Street, London, referring to a letter from Mr Peckwell, which with the letter from Wesley, constitutes 'the only proof .. that prejudice has not prevailed over the judgement of my religious acquaintances'. His book [Thelypthora] is finished and will appear in print soon. He considers that it is a very bold undertaking, and he compares his situation with the that of the protestant reformers. Madan has recently lost his brother Colonel Madan in America. . Annotated by Charles Wesley - Madan meaning well, intending good - by his fatal book!, Madan's book Thelypthora advocated polygamy.