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The Evidences of Revealed Religion:
PUBLISHED AT THE REQUEST OF MANY OF THE HEARERS,
By JOSEPH PRIESTLEY, LL.D. F. R. S. &c. &c.
Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh
1 PET. iii. 15.
RE-PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON, IN ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD.
To JOHN ADAMS,
VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
THE happiness I have had of your acquaintance and correfpondence ever fince your embaffy to England, our common friendship for Dr. Price, the ardent friend of liberty and of America, your steady attachment to the cause of Christianity, the favourable attention you gave to the following Difcourfes, when they were delivered, and the wish you expreffed that they might be published, induce me to take the liberty to dedicate them to
Statesmen who have the firmnefs of mind to profess themselves Chriftians, and who have