To the Archbishops and Bishops of the Church of England:
We, the undersigned, and 28,757 others, do petition the Bishops of the Church of England, that 24 of their number do send for and open Joanna Southcott's Box of Sealed Manuscripts, as we are of the opinion that anything purporting to be a Divine Revelation laid up for the world at this critical period should be examined by the Heads of the Church. . . .
Right Reverend Bishops who are willing to accede to this Petition are requested to communicate with The Honorary Secretary, The Panacea Society, Bedford.
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