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FRIENDS' LIBRARY

CONSISTING PRINCIPALLY OY

JOURNALS

AND

Ertracts from Journals and other awritings

OF MEMBERS

OF THE

SOCIETY OF FRIENDS.

VOL. VIII.

LIND FIELD:

PRINTED AT TBE SCHOOLS OF INDUSTRY, AND SOLD BY LONGMAN AND CO. PATERNOSTER-ROW, LONDON; HARVEY AND DARTON, GRACECHURCH STREET: J. AND A. ARCH, CORNHILL ; W. DARTON, HOLBO.N; EDMUND FRY, HOUNDSDITCH, AND BY ALL THE

BOOKSELLERS.

1834.

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HISTORY

OF THE

RISE, INCREASE, AND PROGRESS,

OF THE SOCIETY OF

FRIENDS :

INTERMIXED WITH SEVERAL

REMARKABLE OCCURRENCES.

WRITTEN ORIGINALLY IN LOW-DUTCR

BY WILLIAM SEWEL.

PART IV.

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HISTORY

OF THE

RISE AND PROGRESS

OF THE

SOCIETY OF FRIENDS.

THE TENTH BOOK.

The year 1677 was scarce begun, when G. Fox, though the roads were yet covered with snow, travelled again. After he had passed many places, and preached in the meetings of his friends, he came to York, and going from thence to Nottingham, went to the house of John Reckless, who was sheriff there when G. Fox preached the first time in that town, and was imprisoned on that account: but he taking G. Fox into his house, had been so reached by what he spoke, that he embraced the doctrine he held forth, and never departed from the profession thereof. From hence G. Fox passed through Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire, Buckinghamshire, and Bedfordshire, where he met with William Dewsbury

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