"In London there has been the most glorious awakening all winter. Almost all last week we had most blessed seasons thrice a day in and about Leeds. At York, Yarm and Sunderland, Jesus hath done wonders and surely it is wonder of wonders that such a worthless wretch as I am should be employed by Him."
'Lives of Early Methodist Preachers, by Thomas Jackson, Volume 2, page 18.
Letter from George Whitefield to Joseph Cownley, August 14th, 1756.