Letter

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From Bristol, to Revd. George Marsden in Macclesfield, Cheshire, re a bill about to go before Parliament, the effect of which will be to "annihilate our root and branch". An anti-Methodist pamphlet has also been produced by the Bishop of Lincoln, following a visit to his diocese by "those idle mad vagabonds called Colliers. pretending to exorcise etc".

He mentions the father of Billy Lane, a member of the Liverpool Society, who has been sentenced to hang for forgery.

Clarke has been forced to postpone the printing of his Bible Commentary, due to a lack of paper, and a problem with one of his eyes.

In a postscript, Clarke refers to the health of his ten children.