A Compendious History Of The Rise and Progress Of The Methodist Church Both In Europe and America Consisting Principally Of Selections From Various Approved And Authentic Documents by:
Hardcover. New York, Knowlton & Rice, 1st US, 1835, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 500 pages plus 4 page index and errata list.Worn leather binding, light soil and foxing throughout. Still, a solid and presentable copy. Chipped leather label on spine reads Rise & Progress of Methodism. First published in Canada by John Wilson. This appears to be the first American publication of the early denominational history. Meacham was a Vermont-born American Methodist preacher from New York who lived and worked in the Bay of Quinte region in 1832-34. He later moved to Illinois where he also practiced medicine. In 1839 he was expelled from the Conference for immoral conduct.