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Author: Ley, John, 1583-1662.
Title: The nevv quere, and determination upon it, by Mr. Saltmarsh lately published, to retard the establishment of the Presbyteriall government, examined,: and shewed to be unseasonable, unsound, and opposite to the principles of true religion, and state. Whereunto is annexed a censure of what he hath produced to the same purpose, in his other, and later booke, which he calleth The opening of Master Prinnes Vindication. And an apologeticall narrative of the late petition of the Common Councell and ministers of London to the Honourable Houses of Parliament, with a justification of them from the calumny of the weekly pamphleters. / By John Ley, one of the Assembly of Divines at Westminster.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The nevv quere, and determination upon it, by Mr. Saltmarsh lately published, to retard the establishment of the Presbyteriall government, examined,: and shewed to be unseasonable, unsound, and opposite to the principles of true religion, and state. Whereunto is annexed a censure of what he hath produced to the same purpose, in his other, and later booke, which he calleth The opening of Master Prinnes Vindication. And an apologeticall narrative of the late petition of the Common Councell and ministers of London to the Honourable Houses of Parliament, with a justification of them from the calumny of the weekly pamphleters. / By John Ley, one of the Assembly of Divines at Westminster.
Ley, John, 1583-1662.

London: Printed for C. Meredith at the Crane in Pauls Church-yard, 1646 [i.e. 1645]
Subject terms:
Church polity
Presbyterianism
Saltmarsh, John, -- d. 1647. -- New quere, at this time seasonably to be considered, as we tender the advancement of truth and peace.
Saltmarsh, John, -- d. 1647. -- Opening of Master Prynnes new book, called A vindication.
Westminster Assembly (1643-1652)
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A88107.0001.001

Contents
TO THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE THOMAS ADAMS Lord Major of the Metropolis of Eng∣land, the renowned Citie of LONDON.
An Advertisement to the Reader to pre∣vent mistaking in the variety of Petitions.
The Contents.
Errata.
AN EXAMINATION AND RESOLVTION OF the New Quere.
SECT. I. Of the Authour, and Title page of the Quere; and Determination, upon it.
SECT. II. Of the Title Page.
SECT. III. The matter and scope of the Quere, and resolution upon it.
SECT. IIII. Reasons against the present setling of Government taken from Conscience answered.
SECT. V. The Argument against the speedy setling of Church Go∣vernment taken from example of the New Testa∣ment in generall answered.
Answer.
SECT. VI. The Argument against the speedy establishment of Church Govern∣ment, taken from Christs description, answered.
Answer.
SECT. VII. Master Colemans experimentall exceptions against the severitie and rigour of the Presbyteriall Government answered.
Answer.
Answer.
SECT. VIII. The Argument against the speedy setting up of the Presbyteriall Government taken from Christs practise answered.
Answer.
SECT. IX. Reasons taken from rules and considerations of prudence answered.
Answer.
Answer.
Answer.
SECT. 10. The Negative Argument taken from want of experience of the New Clergie, answered.
Answer.
Answer.
Answer.
Answer.
SECT. XI. Objections against the Reasons for the not establishing Church Go∣vernment, proposed, and answered, as Objections against Mr. Saltm. his Tenet in the Quere, with Replies to his answers.
Obiection 1.
Reply.
SECT. XII.
Objection 2.
Answer.
1. Reply.
Answer 2.
Reply 2.
Answer 3.
3. Reply.
Answer 4.
4. Reply.
SECT. XIII. An additionall Answer to some exceptions of Mr. Saltm. (taken out of Mr. Prinnes Vindication) against the present establishment of Church Government, in his late Booke entituled The opening of Mr. Prinnes new Booke, called a VINDICATION.
Answer.
SECT. XIIII. The objections taken from a supposed needlesnesse of the Presbytery answered.
Answer.
Answer.
SECT. XV. Of Mr. Colemans Interimisticall Magistracie.
Answer.
SECT. XVI. The Objection of eager contestation for Church Disci∣pline, and Censures answered.
Answer.
Answer.
SECT. XVII. The Objection of in efficacie for holinesse of life in such as live under the Presbytery answered.
Answer.
Answer.
SECT. XVIII. Shewing what might be retorted upon the Antipresbyteriall party, but concluding for Ʋnitie and Peace, with allegation of Mr. Burroughs his propositions of reconciliation and accord: and some other particulars tending thereto.
SECT. XIX. Further grounds and hopes of union in the Churches of the Sister Kingdomes of England and Scotland, with Answers to the Objections that are made against it.
Answer.
I Auswer.
SECT. XX. An Appendix to the precedent examination, being an Apologeticall Narrative of the Petitions of the Common Councell of the Citie, and Ministers of London, presented to both the Honourable Houses of Parliament the 19th and 20th dayes of Novem. 1645. with a Vindication of them, and the proceedings in them, from the scandalous aspersions of the weekely Pamphleters, especially of him, who miscals himself by the name of the Moderate Intelligencer.
SECT. XXI. The occasion of the petitions of the Common Councell and Mini∣sters of London, and the presenting of them to the Honourable Houses of Parliament.
SECT. XXII. The offensive Acceptance of them by the Parliament, as the weekely News-makers make report of it: Cautions premised before their confutation.
SECT. XXIII. A Copy of the Ministers Petition, and the Intelli∣gencers slanderous censure of it.
SECT. XXIV. Britanicus taxed for traducing the Petitioners.
SECT. XXV. An answer to the Intelligencers Commination of the Petitioners.
SECT. XXVI. The misreport of the Diurnall and Weekely Account confuted, and the Perfect Passages con∣vinced of absurdity and sedition.
Conclusion.
A Postscript, or after-reckoning with the Moderate Intelligencer, and Mer∣curius Britanicus.