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taken in their Hopes; that they should not want for Rain: tho' some People would prophesy ihe rainy Time was already past, and the Saltzburgers had done ill in sowing their Seed in a sandy Ground.

Monday, May 13. This Day was by the Consent of the Congregation, appointed for a Holy-day of Thanksgiving; on which our People met twice in remembrance of God's Blessings, and praised him for them in publick. In the Forenoon's Sermon, were explained the Words of the travelling Jacob, which during our Voyage, and here in Ebenezer, have been very comfortable to us, out of Gen. xxxii. 10. and thereby shewn, (1.) The Blessings God hitherto had shewn us; (2.) Our Duty, according to the Example of Jacob. Instead of an Introduction, we used the 107th Psalın, out of which we shewed our former Circumstances, and present Duty, which God also hath blessed. In the Afternoon, we intended to explain the Words 2 Cor. v. 9, 10. but it could not be done, because the Commissary, who was to go away next Day, would take his Leave of the Saltzburgers, and give them some good Advice before his Departure; which was very moving on both sides, and caused many Tears. God bless the good Man, and send him the Fruits of our earnest Prayers, and of all his Labour of Love and Faithfulness to us.



IF any Persons, moved with the Calamity of these our perse

cuted Protestant Brethren, shall be inclined to contribute towards their Relief, and will please to send their Benefactions to

The Reverend Mr. Achdeacon Denne, Rector of Lambeth;
Benjamin Hoare, Esq; Banker in Fleet-street,
Sir John Philips, Bart. in Bartlet's-Buildings,

London ; William Tillard, Esq; in Spital-Square, Bishops

gate-street, James Vernon, Esq; in Grosvenor-street; The Reverend Mr. Ziegenhagen, (Chaplain to His Majesty,

and Preacher in the German Chapel at St. James's) at his House in Kensington-Square.

THESE Gentlemen will take effectual Care that the Sums of Money remitted to them, shall be faithfully distributed in the most adviseable Manner, for the Relief and Benefit of these distressed Protestants.


OR Innocency Vindicated, being unjustly Ac

cused, and sorely Censured, by that Seven-headed Church-Government

United in


OR That Servant so Imperious in his Masters Absence Revived, and now thus re-acting in


OR The Combate of the United Colonies, not onely against some of the Natives and Subjects, but against the Authority also of the Kingdome of England, with their execution of Laws, in the name and Authority of the servant, (or of themselves) and not in the Name and Authority of the Lord, or

fountain of the Government. Wherein is declared an Act of a great people and Country of the Indians in those parts, both Princes and People (unanimously) in their voluntary Submission and Subjection unto the Protection and Government of Old England (from the Fame they hear thereof) together with the true manner and forme of it, as it appears under their own hands and scals, be. ing stirred up, and provoked thereto, by the

Combate and courses above-said. Throughout which Treatise is secretly intermingled, that great Opposition, which is in the goings forth of those two grand Spirits, that are, and ever have been, extant in the World (through the sons of men) from the begin.

ning and foundation thereof. Imprimatur, Aug. 34. 1646. Diligently perused, approved, and Licensed to the Presse, according to Order by publike Authority.

LONDON, Printed by John Macock, and are to be sold by LUKE FAVVNE,

at his shop in Pauls Church-yard, at the sign of the Parrot. 164 6.

Force's Collection of Historical Tracts.

VOL. IV.-No. 6.

TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE, the Earl of Warwick, Lord High Admirall of ENGLAND, and Governour in chiefe of the English Plantations in America, and upon the coasts thereof, and to the rest of that Honourable Committee, joyned in Commission with his Excellencie, For the wel ordering, government, and safety of For

rain Plantations.


Ccording to the Fame we have heard of you, so have we found in you, a spirit of tendernesse and compassion towards the oppressed, which ever springs from the

courage and fortitude of a heart resolute to suppresse the Oppressor, be his power and policie what it may, whilst men unsensible of the cause of the Needy, ever stand in readinesse to side with the strongest partie, and so (as occasion serves) to become one with the cruell, venting the same spirit, which for advantage can easily transform it selfe, so as if power comply with the just mans cause, the vizard of hypocrisie is soon put on by such, either to become dumb & silent, or else to speak so, as may best advantage it selfe, let the cause be what it will. Your wisdom and noble care in those weighty affairs committed to your trust, commands and binds us over to make a more particular and full relation (then formerly we have done) of what hath passed betwixt some other Colonies in NEVY-ENGLAND,


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