levation to the primacy, has been preserved, and merits insertion, as a model of that liberal and truly Christian spirit which we could wish to find in all stations, and more especially in one of such high dignity and extensive influence.
Reverend Sir,—I cannot satisfy myself with having sent a cold and common answer of thanks for your volume of most excellent and useful sermons.
I do it in this manner with great esteem and cordiality.
I thank you at the same time, as becomes me to do, fo and the teachers of our common religion make it their business to extend its essential influence, and join in supporting its true interest and honour.
No times ever called more loudly upon Protestants for zeal, and unity, and charity.
I am, Rev. Sir, your assured friend, Thomas Cantuar.
Another letter, in the same spirit, from the author's namesake, Dr. Benson, Bishop of Gloucester, is given by Dr. Amory, and is inserted here, as illustrating the sort of intercourse which was then perm