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Autobiography of Bishop R. C. Evans; Of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Paperback) Loot Price: R336
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Autobiography of Bishop R. C. Evans; Of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Paperback): Richard C Evans

Autobiography of Bishop R. C. Evans; Of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Paperback)

Richard C Evans

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1909 Excerpt: ... AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ELDER R. C. EVANS. CHAPTER I. BIRTHPLACE AND EARLY YEARS. I was born October 20, 1861, in Saint Andrews, a small village situated on North River, Argentile County, Province of Quebec. My mother was born in the same village, and there my father met and married her, the marriage being in 1845. My father's health failed him soon after my birth, and he was forced to give up business; and what little of this world's goods he had accumulated were soon consumed. When dreary months of sickness had passed away, and the sunshine of health was once more beaming upon our little home, father decided to leave the land of his birth (for he was born just fifteen miles from my birthplace), and bidding farewell to his friends he started for Upper Canada. Fortune smiled upon him, and soon he sent for mother and the family. He worked at his trade in the flour mills in Saint John, Ontario, for one year, after which he moved with the family to the city of London, Ontario, where he resided till 1890, when he removed to Glencoe to spend his last days with my brother Thomas. I was the youngest of my father's family. I attended the common school for about four years. I first earned money in my seventh year, by carrying newspapers for the London Herald after school hours. I carried a round of ninety-five papers for seventy cents a week. After working that route for nearly a year and a half I obtained anothei round of one hundred and sixty papers for ninety cents a week. This the reader may think was a poor bargain, for it meant a great deal more work and only twenty cents a week increase in salary. True; but twenty cents looked large and meant much to me in those days when my mother would anxiously wait on Saturday night for those wages. The reminiscences of those da...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Richard C Evans
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-54359-3
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-150-54359-0
Barcode: 9781150543593

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