Sermons by Philip Henry and Samuel Lawrence
- (fol. 2). An outline of a sermon on Luke xiv. 18, stated to be in the handwriting of Philip Henry (d. 1696), father of Matthew Henry.
- (fol. 11). A sermon on Job xxix. 2-3, stated to be in the handwriting of Samuel Lawrence, sen., a friend of M. Henry (d. 1712).
- (fol. 18). A sermon on Gal. ii. 20, preached on Sept. 11, 1720, stated to be in the handwriting of dr. Samuel Lawrence, jun. (d. 1760).
- Creation: written in the 17th and 18th centuries
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. f. 8, fols. 1-2]
MS. Eng. th. f. 8
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18689
Sermons by Philip Henry and Samuel Lawrence, written in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Biographical / Historical
Philip Henry (1631–1696) was a clergyman and ejected minister.
Samuel Lawrence (bap.1661-1712) was a dissenting minister.
Samuel Lawrence jun. (1693–1760) was a dissenting minister.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 28921.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These sermons were bought with an interleaved English bible (Oxford 1679), which bears manuscript notes by Matthew Henry (d. 1714), and is now referenced Bib. Eng. 1679. e. 4-6. The whole was bought at Chester in April, 1798, by Will. Robert Hay, M.A., and was Purchased by the Library from Henry Stevens on Feb. 3, 1866, for £7 17s. 6d.
6 7/8 × 4 5/8 in.
- Sermons by Philip Henry and Samuel Lawrence
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