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, where the people had nearly doubled in twenty-one years, and a revenue, granted in perpetuity, with a fixed quit-rent, put aside the usual sources of colonial strife, the insurgent spirit of freedom invaded the royal authority in the Established Church; and in 1748, just as Sherlock, the new bishop of London, was interceding with the king for an American episcopate, which Bedford and Halifax both favored as essential chap. II.} 1748. Nov. to royal authority, Virginia, with the consent of Gooch, its lieutenant-governor, transferred by law Hening's Statutes at large, VI. 90. XXII. Geo. II., chap. XXXIV. ยง 7. the patronage of all the livings to the vestries. The act was included among the revised laws, and met with the king's approbation. Dinwiddie to the Earl of Holdernesse, 5 June, 1753. But from the time that its purpose was perceived, Sherlock became persuaded, that Virginia, formerly an orderly province, had nothing more at heart than to lessen the influence of the crow