Chanler, Isaac (1701-1749)
CHANLER (Isaac), a baptist minister, was born in Bristol, England, in 1701, and came to South Carolina in 1733. He settled as pastor of a baptist church on Ashley river in 1736, where he continued till his death in 1749. He was succeeded by the reverend Oliver Hart, who remained till 1780, when he removed to New Jersey. Mr. Chanler published a sermon on establishment in grace, preached at Charleston in 1740 by the desire of Mr. Whitefield at the commencement of a course of lectures by ministers of different denominations. Besides several smaller works, he published also the doctrines of glorious grace unfolded, and practically improved, 4to, 1744. -- Miller, ii. 365 ; Backus' abridgement, 248.
1. William Allen, An Account of the Lives, Characters, and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in North America from its First Discovery to the Present Time, 1809, page 172.
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