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The Substance of a Council Held at Lancaster - 8

And they knew if they cou'd but put in whom they pleas'd this Year, by Virtue of the same Strength, they wou'd be able to put them out the next. For if, says he, we can change them for one Year, we can always do it, so that we may fill the House with Presbyterians at pleasure.

THE grand points we have to carry is to be unanimous among ourselves, and to blind the Dutch by all the Political Dust we can raise; by encreasing their Prejudices against the King; alarming their Fears; and trying to persuade them that the Pr—r is a Prince.

A Motion by Mr.


I believe that will be hard to do. I sounded one of them who is a Neighbour of mine upon that Subject the other Day, and the Fellow very abruptly told me, that the first Thing he did when he came into this Country, was to swear Allegiance to King George, not the P—r; that King George's Father and Mother were both Dutch People, and he wou'd spend the last Drop of his Blood for them;—that they might talk of the Assembly as they pleas'd, but Dutch Men knew the Worth of Money as well as their Neighbours; that no Body cou'd persuade him that it was right for the Coun-

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