Notes on the Doctrines of Christianity, possibly by Edmund Butcher
Four volumes of notes, possibly by Edmund Butcher, on the doctrines of Christianity, compiled at the Academy, Daventry, Northamptonshire, in Jeremiah Rich's system of shorthand as improved by Philip Doddridge.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. th. f. 43].
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MSS. Eng. th. f. 43-6
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 10257
Biographical / Historical
Edmund Butcher (1757-1822) was a unitarian minister. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 46779-82.
The volumes were owned by Samuel Bache. They were given by his son to Spring Hill College, Birmingham, in 1876.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The volumes were given to the Library by Mansfield College, Oxford, in 1964.
- Notes on the Doctrines of Christianity, possibly by Edmund Butcher
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