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there is no such a God in existence as any man has preach. ed, and, consequently, that all religion, without an exception, is idolatry. This is the result of my five years' study in this Gaol-the result of your prosecutions for the publication of the " Age of Reason,” and “Principles of Nature.”
In my next volume, I will address Saint Wilberforce, on the ground, that all religion is vice, and call upon him, and bis late fellow vice suppressors, to assist me, in suppressing the vice of religion. I will show an honest man, for I do not think Wilberforce is one, the most irresistible reasons for saying, that religion is vice.
Your late society for, or under the pretence of, suppressing vice, connected with the sister association, for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, have been two infamous institutions, and productive of much mischief to this community. The one sought to prescribe what alone was proper to be read by the people of this country, and the other came fortb with its indictments, and with all its secret influences in the way of persecution, to ruin all wbo should read or publish what its sister association did not prescribe. I will put down both. Your sting, I have broken ; and the sting of your venomous sister, I will draw, in a few short months. Its aristocratical and priestly subscriptions are now wholly a waste of money; for not a publication can it send forth, that can weigh a feather in the scale, against a single number of the Republican. Where the Republican goes, Christian publications are but smoke; where it does not go, they can avail nothing in the warfare.
You shall see, that I will do a giant's task against Christianity, against vice, in the ensuing year. Having gained all the kpowledge that is necessary to overthrow erery Cbristian opponent, I am about to search other scriptures, to search the classics, as you call them, for matter of warfare against vice. Though some of your Oxford and Cambridge Gents say, that a knowledge of the classics is essential to a knowledge of the history of Christianity, I do not expect to
fiod it so: still, I will disarın them' of tbis last excuse for not meeting me in fair discussion.
In this past year, I feel that I have been neither idle nor useless. I have established three points beyond dipute
1st. That no such person as Jesus Christ existed. . 2d. That the Jews or Israelites were not a nation in Syria or Palestine, before the Babylonian Captivity.
And 3d. That there is no such a God in existence as any man has preached. This makes all religiou to be vice.
The two volumes of “ The Republican" for this year are filled with proofs and reasons in support of these three heads. The last head is the essence of the thing, and, with it, I will put a stop to the preaching of Christianity or Theism in this country.
I shall now have done writing to Reformers, radical or moderate, and to Republicans: I shall now begin to write to those who are not Reformers, and shew them, that they must be so. With the cessation of idle clamour about reform, opposition to it has ceased: we will now bave the reform without the clamour.
If there be a spark of pugnacity remaining among you, pow show yourselves; for me you will find more pugnacious than ever.
I thank you for wbat you have done; though, from public justice, you merit punishment. Me, you have placed on the pinnacle of glory and fame, and here I look down upon you with sentiments of pride, and with feelings of invincible strength.
No. 1. Letter to the Recorder of London, by Richard Hassell and
No. 2. Letter to the Twelve Jurymen about to try Thomas Ri-
No. 3. Trial of William Haley-Petition to the House of Com-
No. 4. Trial of William Cochrane--Ditto of Thomas Riley Per-
No. 5. Prosecutions for Blasphemy--Third Dialogue between
No. 6. Letter to Mr. Garland - Subscription for Mrs. 'Wright
No. 7. Letter 1 to Mr. Sturt-Letter from Candid on Atmos-
a Doctor of Medicine and a Unitarian Preacher both of Dundee, commenced-Note on the crucifixion of Prometheus--Letter from Joseph Swann.
No. 8. Letter 2 to Doctor Cotton, by Richard Hassell-Letter to the Bishop of Bristol by Richard Carlile- Letter from and to Mr. Hodgson Smith of Bradford Yorkshire, with a subscriptionLetter to Lord Chief Justice Abbott-Further notice of Red Jacket the Indian Chief-On Persecution, by J. Lee-Correspondence between the Doctor and the Priest continued-Correspondence from Wisbech on the subject of a religious tract-A dispatch from Lieutenant Perry to General Carlile--Various subscriptions—Notice of the appearance of “ The Newgate Magazine.”
No. 9. Further Correspondence with Mr. Fitton of Royton, Lancashire-Correspondence between the Doctor and the Priest continued.
No, 10. Letter 2 to Mr. Sturt-Letter to Mr. Hodgson Smith, by Mrs. Wright-Correspondence from W. D. M. of SalfordObservations on the instructions given by Jesus Christ, by R. A. Letter 3 to Doctor Cotton, by Richard Hassell— Letter by Francis John-Various subscriptions.
No. 11. Prosecutions for Moral Blasphemy in Scotland, with copies of two indictments against Mr. James Affleck.
No. 12. Critique on a Sermon-Continuation of Mr. Affleck's Indictment.
No. 13. Letter 4 to Doctor Cotton, by Richard Hassell--Agrarian Equality, letter from Allen Devenport, with notes by Richard Carlile--Conclusion of Mr. Affleck's indictment, with a report of the proceedings in Court, and Lawyer's Bill of Fare.
No. 14. Richard Carlile to Abel Bywater-Correspondence from Mr. R. T. Webb of Hammersmith-Letter from and to Mr. Dickson of Dewsbury, with a subscription Letter from Mr. James Affleck-Another Edinburgh letter on the subject of Mr. A.'s prosecution--Notice to Correspondents.
No. 15. Letter 21 to Judge Bailey-Letters from James HallLetter from Mr. James Watson on Astrology.
No. 16. Letter 22 to Judge Bailey--- Letter from Mr. James Penny, with Notes by Richard Carlile---Continuation of the Analysis of Dupuis---Letter from and to Mr. Ellerker with a subscription from Stockton.
No. 17. Letter to Mr. Wollaston---Two Essays by R. T. Webb Correspondence between the Doctor and the Priest continued--Extract from a latter froin a friend at Hull---Subscription from Sherborne.
No. 18. Letter from Mr. John Fellows of New York, being a Memoir of Elihu Palmer---Principles of the New York Deistical Society--- Three Chapters of an unfinished work, by Elihu Palmer ---Continuation of the correspondence between the Doctor and
ing faculties--- Subscriptions, &c.
No. 19. Letter 23 to Judge Bailey---Correspondence with F..
No. 20. Letter 24 to Judge Bailey---Letter from and to Mr.
No. 21. Letter 24 to Judge Bailey concluded---Poetical squib
No. 22. Letter: 25. to Judge Bailey---The Samanean Doctrine
Letter to Mr. R. Cartile from James Watson, coneiuded---Cor-
No. 26. Local Fray---Letter to the Editor of the Dorset Coun-
, to Mr.R. Carlile by Mr. Robert Affleck.