His majesties reasons. Enlargement of bottom section.

I was born Free, and desire to continue so; and tho I have ventured my Life very frankly, on several Occasions, for the Good and Honour of my Country, and am as free to do it again, (and which I hope I shall yet do, as old as I am, to redeem it from the Slavery it is like to fall under) yet I think it not convenient to expose my self to be Secured, as not to be at Liberty to Effect it; and for that reason do with-draw, but so as to be within call whensoever the Nations Eyes shall be opened, so as to see how they have been abused and imposed upon by the Specious Pretences of Religion and Property. 

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