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Copies by Thomas Stedman of letters of Job Orton

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MS. Eng. lett. e. 95
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Copies by Thomas Stedman of letters of Job Orton, including:

  1. Pp. 1-346. letters to Stedman, 1775-82, copied 1810-12, not included in Letters from the Rev. Mr. Job Orton ... to ... Stedman (2 vols., Shrewsbury, 1800, 2nd ed., 1805)
  2. Pp. 357-402, i-xvi. letters to Samuel Palmer, 1771-5, n.d., partly printed in J. Orton, Letters to dissenting ministers (2 vols., London, 1806), nos. lvi-lxv
  3. Pp. 403-6. note of legacies left by Orton, not in Stedman's hand; (pp. xvii-xxii) index by Stedman of subjects and persons mentioned in the letters.


  • Creation: 1770-1782


408 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MS. Eng. lett. e. 95

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11074


Copies by Thomas Stedman of letters of Job Orton

Biographical / Historical

Job Orton (1717-1783) was an English dissenting minister and theologian.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, E. M. Lawson, cat. 166 (1965), 495.

Physical Facet

Half calf, marbled boards, rebacked, lettered 'Mr. Orton's letters MS. Vol. II'

Copies by Thomas Stedman of letters of Job Orton
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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