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A declaration of the present sufferings of above 140. persons of the people of God (who are now in prison,) called Quakers: [electronic resource] : with a briefe accompt of about 1900. more, being but a part of many more that have suffered within these six years last past, whose names and particular sufferings are not here set down. Together with the number of 21. persons who were imprisoned and persecuted until death. All which was delivered to Tho. Bampfield, then Speaker of the Parliament, on the sixth day of the second month, 1659 ... As also an accompt of some grounds and reasons, why for conscience sake we bear our testimony against divers customes and practices at this day in use amongst men. Also a cry of great jndgement [sic] at hand upon the oppressors of the Lords heritage, as received from him on the 18. day of the first month called March. With an offer to the Parliament of our bodies, person for person to be imprisoned, for the redemption of our brethren, who are now in bonds for the testimony of Jesus

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