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"An exposition on the assemblys shorter catechism;" conveyed chiefly in questions, with answers simply affirmative or negative, bulk: late 17th century

MS. Rawl. A. 397
Held at the Weston Library

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Interleaved is a copy of Jos. Alleine's exposition of the Catechism, in duodecimo. Lond. 1682. And at the end, reversing the volume, thirty-five pages are filled with another catechetical treatise, etc., written for the most part in a very contracted manner, or kind of shorthand.

A few memoranda occur on the covers and at the end of the first treatise, dated between the years 1697 and 1713, and referring to some money matters, and to the baptisms of various persons. One of these memoranda relates to a baptism in the meetinghouse in Old Gravel lane, and another mentions the writer's finding on his return from Cambridge, 16 Feb 1697, that his house had been robbed.

119 leaves among which 4 are missing between pp. 183–200.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within late 17th century


119 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. A. 397


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