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Drafts and copies of treatises, 1717-1744

MS. Clar. Press c. 17
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Drafts and copies of treatises, including:

  1. (fols. ii-58) drafts of 'The sacramental body and blood of Christ not properly sacrificed in the eucharist: a copy of a letter written to the late reverend Mr. John Johnson', 1717
  2. (fols. 66-194) preface and essay concerning the 'history of the present controversy about a proper breaden sacrifice', 1725
  3. (fols. 195-278) draft of the life of Caxton, 1737
  4. (fols. 293-6, 341-5, 404-509, 515-26) various essays on baptism, c.1739-43
  5. (fols. 305-40, 346-7) drafts of 'Remarks on ... the life of ... John Johnson ... in the Universal Historical Dictionary lately printed ... to vindicate the abused memories ... of various churchmen'
  6. (fols. 348-400) notes on John Walker, Sufferings of the clergy.


  • Creation: 1717-1744


528 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Clar. Press c. 17

Immediate Source of Acquisition

(MSS. Clar. Press c. 17-18) probably lots 126-7, A. Langford, 21 Dec. 1749 (Lewis sale); lot 126 was bought by Joseph Ames, lot 127 by Sir Peter Thompson; 38049, ibid., lot 125. Probably all 'purchased of Mr. Gutch bookseller Bristol 1820' (MS. Clar. Press c. 17, fol. 1).

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