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March 23

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1657 – Richard Coppin was arrested for preaching Universalism. One of the first two Englishmen known to have preached universal salvation, he was arrested under a 1648 statute that required belief in future judgment. There was an outcry against the law, and Copin was released.

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West, Samuel (of New Bedford) (1730-1807)

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