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Samuel Franks

Samuel Franks was appointed Book Steward in 1759 and occupied the position until 1773, when he committed suicide at the Foundery over a discrepancy in the accounts. He also served as the first steward of the Preachers' Friend Society.

Source: George John Stevenson, City Road Chapel, London, and its Associations, Historical, Biographical, and Memorial (1872), pp.48,161 and Encyclopedia of World Methodism (1974)

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