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THE

HISTORY OF THE JEWS

IN

GREAT BRITAIN.

VOL. II.

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AUTHOR OF “A PILGRIMAGE TO THE LAND OF MY FATHERS,"

&c., &c.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

RICHARD BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.
Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty.

1851.

110. a. 294.

LONDON:
Printed by Schulze and Co., 13, Poland Street.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER 1.

The French Ambassador's, in Holland, communication to the

French Minister in England - The English made overtures to
the Jews—The Jews propose to purchase St. Paul's Cathe-
dral, and the Bodleian Library—The ground upon which the
Jews' proposition was discarded - Rabbi Menasseh Ben
Israel's address to Oliver Cromwell—God the disposer of
Domains—A good Governor a heavenly gift-The persecutors
of God's people always punished—The benefactors of God's
people always flourish-Many eminent and pious persons
amongst the English-Request for the grant of a place of
worship—The entertainment of English Ambassadors at
Amsterdam-Rabbi Menasseh's address to the people of
England - First motive to erect a synagogue - Second

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