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TitleThe 'Principles of the Oracles of God', First Part, preached by John Howe at his weekly lecture, 1690-1691
ShelfmarkMS Howe 1
Creation Date1690 - 1691
Contents NoteContains 26 sermons preached by Mr. John Howe, pastor of a congregation in London, at at his weekly lecture, 1690-91. First part of the series 'Principles of the Oracles of God," the second part of which is contained in Harris Manchester MS Howe 2.
Material FeaturesWritten in the same neat hand. Fair copies, each page headed, ruled on four sides with red margins. Some corrections in a second hand.
Associated Peoplepreacher - Howe, John
AcquisitionPurchased from Sotheby's in 1902 by Thomas Tylson Greg, presented to Harris Manchester by Mr. J.T. Greg.
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Harris Manchester Manuscripts Catalogue
Other NoteThe sermons in this volume are also contained in volumes VI and VII of “The Whole Works of Rev. John Howe with a Memoir of the Author in Eight Volumes,” ed. John Hunt (London, 1822). However, Hunt’s edition is based on a manuscript of Howe’s sermons housed at Dr. William’s Library, London.
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