In early August 1738 John Wesley travelled to Germany, specifically to see Herrnhut in Saxony, as he wished to experience the spiritual life of the Moravian congregation. Surprisingly, he described the burial of a child at length. This research discloses the father's (a tailor) and child's name. Moreover, it confirms that Wesley had been present in Herrnhut on 19 August 1738 (New Style/Gregorian calendar).

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