Who first wrote "Why I am a Baptist"

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  1. Baptist born Baptist bred

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    I am doing some research in Baptist history and was wondering if anyone new who first wrote a book about why they were Baptist. I have found a book by J. M. Pendleton entitled "Three Reasons Why I am a Baptist" as early as 1853. Does anyone know of an earlier one?
     
  2. rlvaughn

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    Of several with which I am familiar, that is the earliest. But I wouldn't be surprised that someone tackled the subject, if not the title, quite a bit before then.
     

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