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Papers partly relating to the two Wesleys

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MS. Add. C. 71

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Papers partly relating to the two Wesleys:
  1. (fol. 1) a letter from John Wesley to John Whitehead, July 4, 1769;
  2. (fol. 3) a letter from Adam Clarke to John Cayley, Feb. 25, 1808;
  3. (fol. 5) a text written by Thomas Clarkson, Oct. 11, 1844;
  4. (fol. 6) a text and short poem beg. 'Which of the old apostles taught') written by Charles Wesley.
(fols. 9-end) are blank.

Dates

  • written between 1764 and 1844

Extent

22 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 71, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 71

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18716

Abstract

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.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

11 5/8 × 9 in.
Title
Papers partly relating to the two Wesleys
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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