Context

Context of Stephen Burrouhs' [sic] sermon. : Delivered in Rutland on a hay-mow. To his auditory the Pelhamites, at the time when a mob of them, after having pursued him to Rutland, in order to apprehend him because he had abruptly departed and absconded from Pelham, where he had been preaching the Gospel, shut himself into a barn, to which he ran for assylum [sic], when he ascended a hay mow which was inaccessible except in one place, with a weapon of defence in his hand with which he kept off his pursuers at pleasure, as mentioned in the author's Memoirs, page 90, and delivered to them the following sermon on the occasion