of truth thus subverted. By some it was repre sented as disbelieving the
bible, by others as being an enemy to all good order and uprightness, and
by oth ers as being injurious to the peace of all governments civil
We have, therefore, endeavored to present,
though in few words, our belief, and when we say
this, hum bly trust, the faith and principles of this society as a
We do not present this little volume with any
other expectation than that we are to be called to answer to every
principle advanced, in that day when the se crets of all hearts will be
revealed, and the reward of every man’s labor be given him.
With sentiments of esteem
respect, we subscribe
ourselves your brethren in the bonds
the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.