INDEED, several of your Writers in favour of the Paxton Men, have before expressed much Resentment, that the Killing of the Indians should be called Murder. One of them in particular, speaking of the worthy Author of the Narrative,* has these Words, viz. "But it seems this Gentleman was determined to avail himself of any Thing, that he thought might bring Infamy and Odium upon the Paxton People; and for this End he has not scrupled to call the Killing the Indians
* An Abstract of the Narrative of the Massacres in Lancaster County, was published in the Gentleman's Magazine for April, 1764. And in the Magazine for June, was inserted a Piece, entituled, An impartial Account of the Rise and Proceedings of the Paxton Volunteers, by way of Answer to the Narrative. This Piece, it is said, was compiled, by Order of the Pr—rs, from the Plain Dealers, and other virulent Publications of the Pr—ry Party, in hopes of prejudicing His Majesty and his Ministers against the Quakers, as they had formerly done by the Publication of the Brief State and Brief View, which aimed at obtaining an Act of Parliament for rendering Quakers incapable of holding Offices in this Government.—The numerous vile Falsehoods, however, of the Account published in the June Magazine, will readily appear upon the Perusal of the authentic Documents contained in this Address.