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The Epiflle

Dtldicatory~

a

Vniting

Fornz

of Concord)

that

I ·

. n1ay

'onfid.endy expect

your

beft

Affiftance~

·

/ If

any

iliould

J~e ·

(o

advetfe -

to ._

dlis ·

Neceffary ·W

or~

as to

turn .

it

~ff

by .

diverting

to ·

Accufation

a–

:j;ainft

n1e ,

or 'the Nonconformifts,

·l

pray

reU

them

how

impertinent

t:hat

is

to the prefent

Bufinefs

:

And

if \

it be

needful~

lhew

them n1y

Treatifo for

National

Churches,

and

c:hat~

of

,Fpifcopacy;

and

my

Engli/h

JVonco1lfornJity

jlated and argued:

And

whereas

I

an1 fa

id to

have

refufed 'a

:B1fhoprick

becaufe

I

was

·againfr

~pif­

copacy, be

it

knJwn· that in

-I6'6I,

,

the

Pacificators

·never offered a'ny

· ' thing

lower

than

Archbifhop

V/hels

~

Model of the

Primitive

Epifcopacy:

And:

when

the

·King's

Declaration

, granted

us lefs , we Publilhed a

Th;ankfid

Acceptance. . And I gave

in

\\Fri:ting

the

R.eafons

Qf

n1y

Re...

, fufal