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BY THE REV. THOMAS SCOTT, M. A,
PERPETUAL CURATE OF GAWCOTT,
PRINTED AND SOLD BY R. CHANDLER;
SOLD ALSO BY MESSRS. SEELEY, 169, FLEET-STREET;
PREFACE BY THE EDITOR.
MY lamented brother, the writer of the following sermons, was the youngest son of the late Rev. Thomas Scott, Rector of Aston Sandford, Bucks, well known as a commentator on the Holy Scriptures, and as the author of many other theological works. My brother was born April 29, 1788. Having received his education first under his excellent father, and subsequently at Queen's College, Cambridge, he entered the ministry as assistant to the Rev. Edward Burn, at St. Mary's, Birmingham. He afterwards removed to Redditch, and from thence to Great Harborough, a small village near Rugby in Warwickshire. During twelve years' residence on this curacy, he received many tokens of the most kind and liberal regard from the Dowager Lady Skipwith, of Newbold Hall, in the adjoining parish, by