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W. EADE, PRINTER, LINDFIELD.

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Having now left America, and being returned to England, let us go and see the state of persecution in London, where desperate fury now raged ; though it was aot in that chief city alone the Quakers, so called, were most grievously persecuted: for a 'little before this time there was published in print a short-relation of the persecution throughout all England, signed by twelve persons, shewing that more than four thousand and two hundred of those called Quakers, both men and women, were in prison in England; and denoting the number of them that were imprisoned in each county, either for frequenting meetings, or for denying to swear, &c. Many of these had been grievously beaten, or their clothes torn or taken away from them;

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