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      ffor yt ye apostles expressize yt you seem to referr to, you canot be

    ignorant what I might easily answer to yt, but I desire not to provoak but

    to love you & delight in you notwthstanding all reflections for I canot but say

    you have bin & are dear unto me & Reverend Mr Parker alsoe though it

    maybe neither of you were very ready to beleev it at present: I doe not intend

    to troubl you wth any more writing, but hope we may have oppertunity to discuss

    matters lovingly together: In ye meanwhil ye god of love & peac direct

    us into ye wayse yrof pray for your

                                        Unworthy brother

    Rowley 8 Aprill 1672.                          Samuel Phillips


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