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LIFE AND WRITINGS
OP THE REV.
WILLIAM RICHARDS, LL.D.
Birtj at ICnnn, Stpttmber 13,1819,
THE SIXTY-NINTH YEAR OF HIS AGE.
REV. ROGER WILLIAMS,
Founder of the State of Rhode Island- as well as First Assertor of complete Religious
BY JOHN EVANS, A.M.
Ciii Pudor et Justitix soror
WELL DONE—GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT, ENTER. THOD
PttnteD 6j CTmrleu OT&ttting'&ain,
SOLD BY SHERWOOD, NEELY, AND JONES, PATERNOSTER ROW;
T. WICHE, BEECH-STREET, BARBICAN;
AND D. EATON, HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON.
TO THE MOST NOBLE
THE MARQUIS OF LANSDOWNE,
EARL OF WYCOMBE, SHELBURNE, &c. F. R. S.
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