Roger Williams refused to continue as pastor on the grounds that there was . . . " . . . no regularly-constituted church on earth, nor any person authorized to administer any Church ordinance: nor could there be until, new apostles are sent by the great Head of the Church, for whose coming, he is seeking."
Source: Picturesque America, or the Land We Live In, ed.Wm C Bryant, NY: Appleton Co, 1872, v. 1, p. 502.
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