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I have this day received your obliging Letter of the twenty first of February, inclosing a Copy of a proposed Dedication. Your request of my permission to dedicate to me, the Second Edition of your View of Religion is very flattering to me: because, although I am ash to acknowledge I have never seen the Book, I know its reputation to be very respectable, not only in country but in Europe....
I am sorry that your fathers engagements, as well as mine, prevaented me the pleasure of more of his company, & a longer conversation. Your desire of dedicating the third edition of your view of religions to me is very flattering to me & I readily consent to it. I shall be very glad to procure a copy of it, as soon as it is printed & can be bound. I wish you all possible pleasure, reputation &...
I have received your favour of March the fifth and what Shall I Say to you, on the great Subject of Religion? I will Say this, I am determined to entertain no Superstition nor enthusiam, and to make no Pharisaical Ostentation, about Religion, and therefore that I protest against any Insertion of my name in your Book, among eminent Laymen. My Name, which can never be and ought never to be of...