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+ for now ye City of London has 5 times as many inhabitants as in ye time of Qu. E.; & other Cities & Villages are much encreas'd, but not in so great a proportion; some say yt ye incrase of ye great [[deletion]] [[unclear]] [[/deletion]] Towns comes from many leaving ye Country to reside in them; but this cannot be so; for those who live in Great Towns, consume more provisions than those who dwell in ye Country, & must be supplied by them, therefore ye Towns encrease, ye number of ye People about them will. Other parts of Dominions are also encreas'd, which clearly shows yt those who are at ye Helm ought to see yt all [[deletion]] [[unclear]] [[/deletion]] [[addition]] ye appurtenances of this K-m. [[/addition]] enjoy their just rights, & yt greatest of blessings liberty which this Nation has so long been famous for, if this should be so, I am certain of even [[deletion]] [[unclear]] [[/deletion]] [[add]] our most distant colonies,[[/add]] which has been said would throw off their dependence of Britain, will forever belong to it.