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John Walsh (fl.1760)

John Walsh remains a comparatively obscure figure, despite the personal interest that John Wesley showed in him. He served as an army officer for a while and turned to John Wesley for guidance at a time when he was suffering from a spiritual crisis. In gratitude Walsh gave substantial help to the Methodist cause in Bedford.

Source: The Works of John Wesley (1982), Volume 26, 616, edited by Frank Baker, and the Charles Wesley Collection (MARC)

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