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cepting the ordinance of Laying-on-of-hands on every particular member) with whom we wished much to hold communion at the-Lords-table ; but we could not be in fellowship with them in the Lords-supper ; because they bore not testimony for God touching the forementioned ordinance. (Records, Pt. I., pp. 7. 8.)
"After our arrival we lived much scattered for about a yea-, and a half, yet kept up our weekly and monthly meetings among ourselves : during which time it pleased God to add to our num- ber about twenty members, in which time we, and many other Welsh people purchased a tract of land in New Castle County, on Delaware, which was called Welsh Tract: in the year 1703 we began to get our living out of it, and to set our meetings in order and build a place of worship which was commonly known by the name of. The Baptist meeting-house by the Iron- hill." (Records. Pt. I., p. 8).
"The names of the members who first came over were :
Thomas Griffith "minister" Year Griffith Nicolas 170T . Evan Edmond
Elizeus (Elisha) Thomas
Righart (Richard) David
Shonnet (Jennet) David
Shonnet (Jennet) Morris
James David" (Records Pt. L, pp. 11, 12.)