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THE

FRIENDS' LIB R A R Y:

COMPRISING

JOURNALS, DOCTRINAL TREATISES, AND OTHER WRITINGS

OF

MEMBERS OF THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS.

EDITED BY WILLIAM EVANS AND THOMAS EVANS.

VOL. V.

CONTAINING

LIFE OF DEBORAH BELL-LIFE OF WILLIAM PENN,--LIFE OF JOHN GRIFFITH.

MEMOIR OF JOHN CAMM AND JOHN AUDLAND.

PHILADELPHIA:

PRINTED BY JOSEPH RAKESTRAW,

FOR THE EDITORS.

1841.

THEOCAL LIBRARY CAMBRIDGE, MASS,

H73.438

Seqet.1445

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INDEX TO VOL. V.

A.

bours on this service, 404 to 416; religious
AUDLAND, JOHN, Memoir of, p. 475.

visit to America, 419 to 436; returns home,
Advice to children by William Penn, 294 to 308; 437; Testimony concerning him, 438; Ad-
by John Griffith, 440.

vice to parents and children, 440 to 445;
B.

On the necessity and nature of the new

birth, 445 to 450; Remarks respecting true
Bell, Deborah, Memoir of her, 1; testimony of her

worship, 450; On true and false ministry,
husband concerning her, 2; visits Cumber-

456 to 460; On church discipline, 460.
land, 6; the North of England and Scotland,
8; her marriage-visits Lancashire and Che-

H.
shire, 11 ; letters to a young woman, a mem- Hicks, Thomas, William Penn's controversy with
ber among the Baptists, 13, 14, 15; visits the him, 52.
Southern counties of England, 16; removes Hall, David, letter to John Griffith, 365.
to reside in London, 17; visit to Ireland, 18;

J.
Supplement to her life, by her husband, 21.
Baptism, the Scripture doctrine of, stated, 218, Justifieation, doctrine of, 271, 281, 289, 290.
288.

L.
Bread and wine, 289.
C.

Loe, Thomas, his ministry helpful to William

Penn, 25, 27; his last expressions to W. P.,
Christ Jesus, the true and saving light of the

32.
world, 30, 34, 35, 36, 49, 212, 215, 233, 261, Light of Christ Jesus the true guide to happiness
to 270, 281 ; his divinity and atonement, 30,

and glory, 15, 26, 30, 36, 48, 51, 53, 58, 89,
31, 215, 233, 272, 273, 274, 281 ; death and

212, 215, 233, 261 to 270, 289.
sufferings owned by the Quakers, 30, 31, Liberty, spiritual, examined, 152.
49, 215, 233, 273, 274, 281, 288; is the
Mediator, 31; all men are enlightened by

M.
him, 212; the manifestation of it in man is Mead, William, tried with W. Penn at Old Bai-
not whole Christ or God, 213, 290.

ley, 39.
Civil government approved, 219, 288.

Ministry, qualifications of that owned by Friends,
Camm, John, Memoir of, 468.

239, 275, 456 to 460.
D.

P.
Divinity of Christ and his atonement asserted, 30, Penn, William, Life of him, 23; birth and parent-
34, 35, 36, 49, 51, 215, 233, 272, 273,

age, 24; religious impressions-sent away
274, 281, 288.

from his father's house-goes to France-
Days and times, views of Friends on the obsery- remarkable incident at Paris, 25; goes to
ance of them, 48.

the university at Saumur-further account
Discipline and practice of the Society of Friends,

of his religious exercises, 26; enters a stu-
240; remarks on it, 460.

dent of law at Lincoln's Inn-goes to live in
E.

Ireland-joins Friends and is arrested at a
Education, Society of Friends not opposed, but meeting, 27; expelled again from his fa-
favourable, to it, 208.

ther's house-coines forth as a minister-
F.

letter to a young acquaintance, 29; appears

as an author in a work called “ Truth exalt.
Fox, George, William Penn's account of him, 243.

ed,” 30; dispute with T. Vincent, 33; im-
G.

prisonment for writing the Sandy foundation,
Griffith, John, Journal of, 329; convincement, 331; 35; writes Innocency with her open face,

appears in the ministry, 335; first religious 36; goes again to Ireland, 37; letter to the
visit, 337; visits New-England, 340; death young convinced, 38; returns to England-
of his wife, 343; second visit to New-Eng- trial of him and W. Mead at Old Bailey,
land, 345; embarks for Great Britain, 347; 39; death of his father and remarkable ex-
captured and carried into Spain, 348; ar- pressions to him-dispute with J. Ives, 43;
rives in England, 354; visits his mother, committed to prison for being at a meeting-
355; goes to Ireland, 370; returns to Eng-

writes his Tract called The great case of
land, 373; visits Wales, 374; remarks on liberty of conscience, &c., 46; his marriage,
the state of Society, 372, 377, 379, 393, 50; controversy with Faldo, 51; controversy
397, 411; returns home, 380; goes back to with Hicks, 53; writes against J. Perrot,
England to settle, 381; second marriage, 57; his letter to the council of Embden, 61;
382; religious service in England, 383-4, publishes his Treatise on oaths, 62; corre-
386-7-8; travels with John Churchman, spondence with R. Baxter, 63; engages in the
392; second visit to Ireland, 398; attends affairs of East-Jersey, 64; visits the continent
London Yearly Meeting committee ap- on a religious errand, 65; Epistle to the
pointed to visit the meetings, 403; his la- churches of Jesus throughout the world, 77;

letters to the Princess Elizabeth, 83, 113; remarkable Address to Friends, 247; letter to
visits A. M. Schurmann, 96; letters to John Gratton, 254; visits the Western coun-
Friends concerning the separating spirit, ties, 255; second marriage—death of his
100; his Summons to Christendom, 121; son and account of him, 257; Primitive
Tender advice and counsel those who are Christianity revived, 259; visits Ireland
sensible of the day of visitation, 130; letter again-writes Gospel truths, 281; Epistle
to John Pennyman, 145; speech to the com- to Yearly Meeting at London, 282; 'l'esti-
mittee of parliament, 146; second speech to mony to the Truth as held by Friends, 287;
the committee of parliament, 147; his Ad- Epistle to Yearly Meeting at Bristol, 294 ;
dress to Protestants, 149; examination of Advice to his children, 295; deprived of the
spiritual liberty, 152; letter to Friends under government of Pennsylvania, 309; it is re-
persecution at Bristol, 159; joins in the pur- stored to him, 310; embarks for Pennsylvania,
chase of East-Jersey—applies for grant of 3il; writes a farewell Epistle to Friends, 312;
Pennsylvania, 160; obtains it, 161; letter arrives in the Province, 313; speech to the as-
to settlers in Pennsylvania, 163; liberty of sembly, 317; returns to England, 319; con-
conscience granted to all by him, 164;

fined to the rules of the Fleet prison, 321;
death of his mother-goes to Pennsylvania, Expostulation with the people of Pennsylva-
165; letter to his wife and children, 166; nia, 323; illness and death, 326; Testimony
preamble to the laws, 170; visits New-York concerning him, 327.
and Long-Island-goes to see lord Baltimore Propitiation of the Lord Jesus Christ owned by
in Maryland-letter to a person in reply to

Friends, 30, 31, 206.
some unkind reflections, 171; notice of the Perfection in this life necessary to be attained,
Indian treaty at Shackamaxon, 173; lays

214, 290.
out the city of Philadelphia, 176; descrip- Penn, Springett, account of, 257.
tion of the province of Pennsylvania by him, Primitive Christianity revived, 261.
178; dispute with lord Baltimore about the

R.
boundary of their respective provinces, 194;
Epistle to the people of God in Pennsylva- Resurrection, the doctrine of the, owned, 31, 53,
nia, 185; returns to England-Epistle to

219, 291.
Friends on leaving Pennsylvania, 187; per-

Rewards and punishments, 31, 53, 291.
secuted on the charge of being a Jesuit, Regeneration, the nature and necessity of, 445 to

450.
190; correspondence with Tillotson, 191;
goes to the continent and visits the Prince

S.
of Orange, 194; speech to King James, Scriptures of Truth owned by Friends, 31, 51, 52,
195; Address of Friends, 196; travels in

214, 288.
the work of the Gospel, 197; letter to him Sandy Foundation, origin of the work, 33; letter
respecting the suspicions of his being a Je- to Dr. Collenges respecting it, 34.
suit, 200; reply to it, 202; appoints Black-

T.
well governor of Pennsylvania-grants a
charter to the Overseers of the public school

, Trinity, Holy Scripture, or Three that bear record

in heaven, owned by the Society of Friends,
207; is arrested and discharged, 209; re-
tires from public notice for two or three

30, 31, 34, 35, 49, 215, 281, 290.

W.
years—letter to T. Loyd, 210; his Address
to Friends-his Key to distinguish Quaker- Word of God, term used by Friends according to
ism from its perversions, 211; death of his Scripture authority, to denote Christ Jesus
wife-his account of her, 225; his Rise and and not the Bible, 52.
Progress of the people called Quakers, 228; Worship, Gospel, 275, 450 to 456.

ERRATUM.
In the bottom line of the first column of page 24, instead of 1664 read 1644.

A SHORT JOURNAL

OF THE

LABOURS AND TRAVELS

IN THE WORK OF THE MINISTRY, OF THAT FAITHFUL SERVANT OF CHRIST,

DEBORAH BELL.

And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy. Acts ii. 17.

Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased. Dan. xii. 4.

PREFACE.

to and in an humble dependence on Him who is a father, and more than a father to the fa.

therless, whereby she gradually witnessed, The author of the following short journal, under his renewed and continued visitations, a was daughter of John and Deborah Wynn, of growth in the work of regeneration; and earBradford, in Yorkshire. Her father, when a nestly desiring, that in all things she might be soldier under Oliver Cromwell, being con- perfectly resigned to answer the Divine requirvinced of the ushering in of a dispensation ings; after many deep baptisms and refinings, which abolished the use of carnal weapons about the nineteenth year of her age a dispenfor the destruction of men, laid down his arms sation of the Gospel was committed to her; and was discharged.

for the publishing whereof she became emi. He was soon after called into another war- nently qualified, and in a short time gave proofs fare, and in those times of hot persecution, of a truly evangelical minister. Her appear. fought with undaunted courage and holy zeal ance in the work was with awfulness; her testiunder the banner of the Lamb. He became mony to the unrighteous was as fire amongst an able minister of the everlasting Gospel of stubble; but to the humble, afflicted travellers peace and purity, and travelled much, with towards Sion, it ran in a free stream of encourgood success, for the promotion thereof.

agement and Divine consolation. For this daughter, the only child left of She was sometimes led, clearly and with seven, his care was great, to watch over and great authority, to speak of a day of trial restrain her from evil, and to inform her, so which would come upon this nation, wherein far as her infant years were susceptible, in their sandy foundation would be shaken, and things relating to religion and a future state; their polluted rest broken, and a decision made wisely guarding against suffering the affection between the nominal professors of religion and ate part to indulge her in any thing of a ten- those who were in the life and practice thereof. dency to her own hurt, or which would bring Her conversation in the world corresponded a reproach on the testimony given him to bear with this high calling; in her family she kept to others.

a tender and watchful eye over those under These early endeavours, through the divine her notice. She was quick in discerning and blessing, made deep and lasting impressions prudent in admonishing ; some reaped the on her mind; and although when very young advantage thereof, who still retain it in rememshe was deprived of the help of so worthy a pa. brance. rent, he being removed by death when she was For further information concerning this wornot quite eleven years old; yet she kept near thy deceased Friend, the reader is referred to VOL. V.-No. 1.

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