To this I answer, what others, hold, or have held in times past, I shall not here inquire. On the 'contrary, I should'be glad to find by the event, that all mankind were agreed in that which I con tend for as the truth, viz. That matter is not, can not be independent, absolute, or self-existent. In the mean time, whether they are so or no, will be tried by this. Secondly, and more particularly,. That by not independent, not absolutely existent, not external; I mean and contend for nothing less, than that all matter, 'body, extension, Sec. Exists in, or in de pendence on mind, thought, or perception, and that it is not capable of an existence, which is not thus dependant.