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Commonplace book, containing mainly extracts from printed books, many on religious subjects, Late 17th-18th century

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 311

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Commonplace book, containing mainly extracts from printed books, many on religious subjects, late 17th-18th cent. The headings, index and earliest entries are in the hand of Philip Henry; a few entries are by Matthew Henry, and later additions are in at least three 18th-cent. hands, including that of Hannah Lightbody, great great grand-daughter of Philip Henry.

Dates

  • Late 17th-18th century

Extent

350 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. misc. d. 311

Custodial History

Owned by the descendants of Katherine, daughter of Philip Henry, and her husband John Tylston; probably given by Agnes Greg, daughter of Hannah Lightbody, to M. H. Lee, 1881.

Physical Facet

Worn vellum binding, roughly repaired

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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