Joseph Priestley: sermon 'The pleasure and advantages of a good conscience'
Scope and Contents
Includes endorsements 'Leeds Nov. 17th 1771', 'Calne 1775', NMB [New Meeting Birmingham] ...1783.' Also includes letter, Swann Hurrell to Henry Bradshaw, 19 Nov. 1883, presenting sermon and two letters of Priestley, and a note of inscription on a silver inkstand presented to Priestley on his emigration to America in 1794 by 'some members of the University of Cambridge'.
Conditions Governing Access
Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact email@example.com. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Swann Hurrell, 1883. The sermon and letters were inherited by Swann Hurrell from his cousin, Catherine Irene Finch (1800-83), Priestley's grandaughter.
- Language of description
- Script of description