Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:
Two sermons upon II Thess. iii.13 preached by [ ] Per[ ] at Beccles, the first dated 12 May 1695, in the hand of D. Manley, 32 folios: (fo. 31v) 'Kinde Reader if in these few Lines you meet mistakes in this or that or th'other sheet Impute them not to to'th Preacher but to me whose sluggish pen had not dexterritee to take verbatum truths as he them preacht Such rapid swiftness I yet neer have reacht D Manley'.
Includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, articles and other miscellaneous papers.
A sermon upon I Cor. xiii. 1-3, 10 folios. This is preceded by a list of places where the sermon was preached, 1765-1791. On a fly-leaf in the hand of Alfred Newton is 'From R. Holt-White Christmas 1906'.
Mostly theological in content. Also includes: letter from Henry 'Smith' to his son, undated; notes of sermons preached by W. Daniell at Norwich, 1621, by William Lucy, bishop of St David's, at Royston, 20 Oct. 1622, and by James Ussher, archbishop of Armagh, at Wanstead, 20 June 1624 (first printed 1624). Also includes sermons in the hand of Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely (? 1678-1746) in pages originally left blank.
fo. 1v: 'For Mr Crow' [presumably John Crow, Palmer's half-brother and successor at Ashwell]. fo. 2: 'Herbert Palmer Ashwell Maye 6 1633'. fos 1, 154v: notes in hand of A. B. Grosart, 18 June 1876. Grosart has also inserted a list of the sermons inside the front cover.
With dedication (fo. 2) to Penelope, Lady Dynham, 16. Feb. 1655.
The volume contains 26 items, in different hands and on different sizes of paper, many anonymous. There are eight sermons by John Donne, and others by Thomas Moore and Josias Shute. There is also a Latin letter from Thomas Egerton to his father John, 1st Earl of Bridgewater, and some geographical material. The volume has the Bridgewater crest and the bookplate of the Bridgewater Library.
Written by Simon Patrick. Sermons numbered and arranged with reference to the boxes in which they were kept. In both cases, some sermons by others are included. At fos 44-55 is a list of the same texts arranged in order of the books of the Bible. The book includes (fos 41, 42, 55v-137) sermons in the hand of Samuel Knight DD (d. 1746). fos 3-21: torn out. fo. 22: rough accounts headed 'Cous. Sandys', 1686-7.
Blank pages (fos 41v-120) have been filled by sermons in the hand of Samuel Knight DD (? 1678-1746). fos 1 and 138v: 'John Patrick'. inside front cover: '15'.
Sermons and skeletons of sermons preached between 1673 and 1693; 'A Discourse at our Catechizing', unpublished and undated. Autograph.
John Strype: Compositions in prose and verse, 'The Thankful Samaritan' (sermon on Luke xvii. 16), epitaph for James Bonnell
Compositions completed at St. Paul's School and at Cambridge, c. 1660-2. Incomplete copy of 'The Thankful Samaritan', c. 1710.
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'.
Includes drafts of plays, journals of travels in the United Kingdom, diaries, notes on Great Gransden, correspondence and notes.
There is an alphabetical index at fos 78-86. The book includes additional sermons and notes in the hand of Samuel Knight DD (d. 1746), two dated to Ascension Day and the Feast of St Peter 1707. fos 4, 5, 115: blank.
Sermons apparently composed and preached by Samuel Knight.