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TitleRevd. Ezekiel Wright funeral sermons, 1700-1711
ShelfmarkA10220 Box 2
Creation Date1700 - 1711
Contents NoteManuscript is not catalogued separately, but part of the second box of a collection entitled "Records of various societies and organisations in Chelmsford", most of which are much later. A fair copy of twelve of Ezekiel Wright's funeral sermons. The flyleaf is inscribed by his son: "“Begun to write in this Book April 1700 @ aged 65 yeares By Mr Ezekiel Wright Senior who departed this miserable life for a better on Good Friday March the 30th (1711) at nine a clock at night in the seventy six yeare of his age – and on Saturday April the 7th my dear father, was decently Interred at Weald Church in Essex. Mr H De Luzancy Burryed him".
Material Featuresff. 128r. Bound in brown leather with embossing showing that it was once part of Chelmsford Public Library. Inscribed in a later hand "Paul Townes".
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Townes, Paulmanuscript owner - Wright, Ezekiel
Source of DataCatherine Evans
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GEMMS record createdDecember 08, 2021
GEMMS record last editedDecember 08, 2021