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LIFE AND WRITINGS
OF THE REV.
WILLIAM RICHARDS, LL. D.
Died at Lynn, September 18, 1819,
THE SIXTY-NINTH YEAR OF HIS AGE.
REV. ROGER WILLIAMS,
Liberty in the United States of America.
BY JOHN EVANS, A. M.
Cui Pudor et Justitiæ soror
T. WICHE, BEECH-STREET, BARBICAN;
TO THE MOST NOBLE
THE MARQUIS OF LANSDOWNE,
EARL OF WYCOMBE, SHELBURNE, &c. F. R. S.
MY LORD, ACCEPT my best thanks for the permission of inscribing to you the Memoir of AN honest WelshMAN, the intrepid advocate of civil and religious liberty. You, MY LORD, are one of that august band of BRITISH SENATORS, who exult in the enlargement of the boundaries of Christian freedom. An odious statute, enacting the infliction of pains and penalties upon individuals maintaining their own conscientious views of revealed religion, hath, through the enlightened zeal of a patriotic