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Fourteen papers, viz : I. A letter from a gentleman in Ireland, to his friend in London, upon occasion of a pamphlet, entituled, A vindication of the present government of Ireland under his excellency Richard Earl of Tyrconnel. II. A letter from a freeholder, to the rest of the freeholders of England, and all others, who have votes in the choice of parliament-men. III. An enquiry into the reasons for abrogating the test imposed on all Members of Parliament. Offered by Sa. Oxon. IV. Reflections on a late pamphlet, entituled, Parliamentum pacificum. Licensed by the Earl of Sunderland, and printed at London in March, 1688. V. A letter to a dissenter, upon occasion of His Majesties late gracious declaration of indulgence. VI. The anatomy of an equivalent. VII. A letter from a clergy-man in the city to his friend in the country. Containing his reasons for not reading the declaration. VIII. An answer to the city minister's letter, from his country friend. IX. A letter to a dissenter from his friend at the Hague, concerning the penal laws, and the test; shewing that the popular plea for liberty of conscience is not concerned in that question. X. A plain account of the persecution laid to the charge of the Church of England. XI. Abby and other church-lands, not yet assured to such possessors as are Roman Catholicks; dedicated to the nobility and gentry of that religion. XII. The king's power in ecclesiastical matters truly stated. XIII. A letter of several French ministers fled into Germany upon the account of the persecution in France, to such of their brethren in England as approved the Kings Declaraction touching liberty of conscience. Translated from the original in French. XIV. Popish treaties not to be rely'd on: in a letter from a gentleman at York, to his friend in the Prince of Orange's camp. Addressed to all members of the next Parliament.

Other Title:
14 papers
Publication:
London : Printed and are to be sold by Richard Baldwin' near the Black Bull in the Old-Bailey, 1689.
Format/Description:
Book
[4], 80 p. ; 20 cm. (4to)
Fingerprint:
i-at n-o- o-e; beAu (3) 1689 (A)
Subjects:
Test Act. -- (1673) -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Church history -- 17th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
Title within double ruled border.
A reprinting of selected tracts by Samuel Johnson, Gilbert Burnet, George Savile, Marquis of Halifax, John Willes, and various anonymous authors. All the tracts in this volume were also printed separately.
With a preliminary license to print.
Text printed in two columns.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy closely cropped in outer margin.
Penn Chronology:
1689
Cited in:
Wing (2nd ed., 1994), B5794
ESTC, R23746
Contributor:
Johnson, Samuel, 1649-1703.
Halifax, George Savile, Marquis of, 1633-1695.
Willes, John, 1646 or 7-1700.
Burnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
55788139
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