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Richard Moss (fl.1740-1750)

Richard Moss was converted by John Wesley in 1740 and entered the itinerancy after accompanying Wesley on a preaching tour to Newcastle in 1744. He also taught for a time at Kingswood School at the end of the 1740s. Moss was later ordained into the Anglican ministry with the assistance of the Countess of Huntingdon and worked as a missionary in the West Indies.

Source: Methodist Magazine 1798, 3-8, 53-59 and Kingswood School in Wesley's Day and Since by A. G. Ives (London, 1970), 26, 32, 42 and 44.

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