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In the mean time the French emigrants were impressed with admiration and gratitude for such noble and generous conduct, which the Bishop of Leon, by their defire, endeavoured to express in a letter dated the 30th December, 1792, addressed to his brethren refugees in England, in which he says :


(when the number of Clergy alone had inncreased to about 4000), it was found that subscription would sool be exhausted. Recourse was therefore had, in the month of April 1793, to his Majesty's Royal compassion for these unfortunate persons, and a collection in consequence of his Royal Letter and Recommendation was made throughout all the parishes of England, to the amount of 42.000 l, on which occasion the whole Clergy of England exerted themselves in that call of brotherly love and charity, in a manner that will ever