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HEREAS Our Trusty and well-beloved
he has, with great Labour and Expence, prepared for the Press, a new Edition of the Sermons, and other Works; written in English by the Right Reverend Father in God, Dr. William Beveridge, Bishop of St. Afaph, Deceased; and has therefore humbly be fought Us to grant him Our Royal Privilege and License, for the sole Printing and Publishing thereof, for the Term of Fourteen Tears: We being willing to give all due Encouragement to Works of this na ture, tending to the Advancement of Piety and Learning, are graciously pleas'd to condescend to his Request : And do therefore, by these Presents, grant to him the said Richard ; Smith, his Executors, Administrators, and Aligns, Our Royal License for the sole Printing and Publishing the English Works of the said late Bishop of St. Afaph, for the Term of Fourteen Tears, from the Date hereofstrictly forbidding all Our Subjects within Our Kingdoms and Dominions, to reprint the same, either in whole or in part; or to import, buy, vend, utter, or distribute any Copies thereof re-printed beyond Seas, during the aforesaid Term af Fourteen Tears, without the consent and Approbation of the said Richard Smith, his Heirs, Executors, and Aligns, under his or their Hands and Seals first had and obtained, as they will answer the contrary at their Perils. Whereof the Mafter, Wardens, and Company of Stationers are to take notice, that the same may be entered in their Register, and that due Obedience bé rendered there. unto. Given at Our Court at Kensington, the sth Day of June, 1708. in the Seventh Year of Our Reign.
By Her Majesty's Command,
Christian Life; ;
Beginning and Progress
In Order to its
By the Right Reverend Father in God,
Late Lord Bishop of St. Asaph.
from his Original Manuscripts.
Exchange in the Strand. MDCCXII.