A Tribute to Elder John Shackelford

The following resolution of respect appears in the 1828 minutes of the Licking Association of Kentucky: "The last of the Lord's prisoners, West of the Mountains, is no more - ELDER JOHN SHACKELFORD, a venerable minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ for more than fifty years, who was imprisoned in Virginia, for preaching Christ and him crucified; Departed this life on the 21st day of August last. "He rests from his labours and his works do follow him," whose last words were, "Come Lord Jesus, come quickly."

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