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your Names to these Sermons :
Both as a Testimony of that'
particular Respect I owe to
you; and to let the World
see, what Persons they are by
whom I have the Happiness
to be Countenanced and En-
couraged. in . my Ministry:
Such whose Integrity and A.
bilities, have rendred them
at Once both the Support.
and Ornament of, our Courts
of Justice : Whose firmness
to the true Interest of our
Church and Government, in
the Worst of Times, have_set
them above the power of
Malice to Calumniate : Who


by fuffering heretofore, rather than they would betray either the Liberties of their Country, or their Own Consciences, have effectually convinced all Impartial, men, That as it cannot be Ignorance of our Laws and Constitution, so neither is it Intereft, or any other unworthy Design,, but the clear Evidence of Right, that engages them to that Submission they now pay to the Present Governa ment : And who that they may long possess those Places they so worthily fill, and be the Honour of the Bench, as the Rest of the Society are of the Profes


fion is the Hearty Prayer of Him who with all possible Re. fpect will always remain,

Your most Obliged

Humble Servant,




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