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IN A LETTER TO THE EDITOR OF THAT JOURNAL.
BY WILLIAM ORME. E
“Usually the best friends of mankind, those who most beartily wish the peace
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PREF A C E.
The statements contained in the following sheets, ought to have appeared some time ago, and under the name of Mr. Ellis. While there was reason to hope that the antidote might be administered through the same medium which conveyed the poison, delay was properly exercised. But when it became evident that justice was not to be expected in that quarter, it was necessary to resort to the only means of defence which was left-a separate publication. The circumstances of Mr. Ellis, and his constant engagements in the service of the Missionary Society, rendered it impracticable for him to prepare a full answer; the task has, therefore, devolved on the individual who subscribes the following letter. This task he has endeavoured faithfully to perform, from notes and papers furnished by Mr. Ellis, and other documents within his reach.