Papers partly relating to the two Wesleys
Papers partly relating to the two Wesleys:
- (fol. 1) a letter from John Wesley to John Whitehead, July 4, 1769;
- (fol. 3) a letter from Adam Clarke to John Cayley, Feb. 25, 1808;
- (fol. 5) a text written by Thomas Clarkson, Oct. 11, 1844;
- (fol. 6) a text and short poem beg. 'Which of the old apostles taught') written by Charles Wesley.
(fols. 9-end) are blank.
- Creation: written between 1764 and 1844
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 71, fols. 1-2]
MS. Add. C. 71
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18716
Papers partly relating to the two Wesleys, written between 1764 and 1844.
Biographical / Historical
John Wesley (1703–1791) was a Church of England clergyman and a founder of Methodism.
Adam Clarke (1762–1832) was a Wesleyan Methodist minister and scholar.
Thomas Clarkson (1760–1846) was a slavery abolitionist.
Charles Wesley (1707–1788) was a Church of England clergyman and a founder of Methodism.
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. 28939.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented to the Library by T. Waring, M.A., in 1868.
11 5/8 × 9 in.
- Wesley | John | 1703-1791 | Church of England clergyman and founder of Methodism (Person)
- Clarke | Adam | 1762-1832 | Wesleyan Methodist minister and scholar (Person)
- Clarkson | Thomas | 1760-1846 | anti-slavery agitator (Person)
- Wesley | Charles | 1707-1788 | Church of England clergyman and founder of Methodism (Person)
- Papers partly relating to the two Wesleys
- EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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