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From Henry Newton, LL.D.; Florence, 8 May 1706

MS. Rawl. C. 983, fol. 174

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Remarks upon a book of Mr. Hickeringill's, which has provoked censure; allusions to two prosecutions engaged in by the writer some time before in the Court of Arches against [John] Butler [B. D.] for writing a pernicious book on marriage, and against Dr. [Will.] Coward; is endeavouring to procure the settlement of a chaplain at the factory at Leghorn; the Grand Duke of Florence has presented him with a copy of the agreement made between the Greek and Latin Churches at the Council of Florence, which he designs for the public library at Oxford; sends an account of Grotius, not generally known, which he wrote to a learned man at Rome; wrote a paper about Bishops' preaching, which the Pope has commended.

[The above-mentioned MS. does not appear to have been given to the Library.]


  • Creation: 8 May 1706


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MS. Rawl. C. 983, fol. 174


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