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Behind the Bars: 31498 Charles C. Moore

Behind the Bars: 31498

Charles C. Moore

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781331276838
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308 pages
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Excerpt from Behind the Bars: 31498My maternal grand-father was Barton Warren Stone. He was one of twenty children of the son of the Earl of Surrey, He was the founder of the religious sect variously known as Christians, Disciples andMoreExcerpt from Behind the Bars: 31498My maternal grand-father was Barton Warren Stone. He was one of twenty children of the son of the Earl of Surrey, He was the founder of the religious sect variously known as Christians, Disciples and Campbellites. This last name was given them from the fact that about three years after my grand-father had organized this sect Alexander Campbell came from Scotland to America and, accepting the distinguishing religious tenets of my grand-father, added to them the doctrine known as baptism for the remission of sins, and urged that doctrine with such special force that it, being quite unpopular, attracted much attention, and resulted in the religious body being called Campbellites, and in Mr. Campbell taking precedence over my grand-father as the leader in the religious denomination. Stone and Campbell were respectively like Melancthon and Luther in The Reformation, as the new sect was called- my grand-father being mild, gentle, retiring and unobtrusive, and Mr. Campbell being very ambitious.I can only remember my grand-father on two occasions. Once he was smoking a cob pipe in the front porch of the large home of my parents, and once my father was counting out to him about a hundred silver dollars. I thought they must be very rich people. My paternal grand-father died many years before I was born. My father was Charles Chilton Moore, the Chilton, and I imagine the Charles also, being for my paternal grand-fathers Captain in the Revolutionary war.My name is Charles Chilton Moore, as it was recorded in the large old family Bible, that had in it the apocryphal books of the Old Testament, that I read with the canonic books when I was a young boy, and that was burned in a fire that destroyed my old Kentucky home, soon after our civil war.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.