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Zachary Grey: Abstracts and transcripts on religious and Cambridge University affairs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3308

Scope and Contents

Autograph, with second hand interspersed. Including: (fo. 2) 'The horrid Barbarity of the Spanish Inquisition': preface by Grey, followed by abstract of William Lithgow, Totall Discourse of rare Adventures, 10th ed., pp. 421 ff.; (fo. 35) 'The Jesuit in Disguise': referenced abstracts from several printed works; (fo. 59) Grey, 'A Review of Mr Neal's History of the Puritans', printed with omissions Cambridge, 1744; Grey, 'What Authority there is for the use of the present singing Psalms in Churches', unprinted, with (fo. 110) letter from C. Moss, bishop of Bath and Wells, to Grey, 2 July 1738; (fo. 139) orders to be observed by a 'friendly society of Psalm Singers' in St Giles Church, Cambridge; (fo. 203) extracts from decrees and orders of the vice-chancellor's court, 1577-86, from copies made by William Cole in BL Add. 5829.


  • Creation: 1738-1760 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Belonged to Richard Heber (d. 1833). Purchased at sale of his MSS by Sir Thomas Phillipps, lot 1589, and subsequently Phillipps MS 8367. Purchased at the Sotheby's Phillipps sale, 22 Mar. 1895, lot 359.

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