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OF THE

Private and Public Life

OF

WILLIAM PEN N.

BY THOMAS CLARKSON, M. A.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

London:

PRINTED BY RICHARD TAYLOR AND CO., SHOE-LANE,

FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1813.

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MEMOIRS

OF

THE LIFE

OF

WILLIAM PENN.

CHAPTER I.

A. 1688-introduces Gilbert Latey to the King-becomes very unpopular-reputed causes of it—beautiful letter written to him by Mr. Popple on this account-his answer to the same-is arrested (King William having come to the throne) and brought before the Lords of Council-and examined and made to give bail for his appearance-affairs of Pennsylvania.

WILLIAM PENN staid in England only for the purpose of sceing religious liberty established by a law of the land. Of course he was a frequent attendant at Whitehall. Going there one day in company with George Whitehead they met Gilbert Latey, an experienced minister of the Society. They asked him, if he would go with them and

VOL. II.

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