Standard Name: Newton, John,, 1725 - 1807
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|Friends, Associates||William Cowper||
Notable among Cowper's other friends were the Rev John Newton (a former slave-trader who since his conversion had become a hellfire Evangelical preacher), Lady Austen (who set him the writing task commemorated in the title...
|Friends, Associates||Eleanor Tatlock|
There was published An Authentic Narrative of some . . . Particulars in the Life of [John Newton], an autobiography in which the ex-slave-trader Newton expressed penitence for his pre-conversion, sinful life.