GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleNotes of Various Quotations
Creation Dateca. 1665 - 1675
Contents NoteAuditor's notes on one sermon, and a series of quotes potentially taken from sermons. One is attributed to Bennet, "The whole life of a xian is a sort of suffering under the hand of the holy spirit, that he may by new strokes, finish the divine age upon the soul and repent it with greater exchange”. The other quotes are as follows: “a faithful tender conscience is one of the greatest blessings in the world”, “the main happiness of a xtian lies in his being fruitful, ready for every good work, and abounding therein", “Live like believers trample this dirty world under your feet. Youll be gone out of it shortly”
Material Features1 sheet, roughly 13 x 15 cm, folded lengthways as though to slip into a pocket book. Written in a clear hand.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner? - Henry, Matthew manuscript owner? - Henry, Philip
ProvenanceThis collection mainly relates to Philip Henry (1631-96), the nonconformist preacher, and his son, Matthew Henry (1662-1714).
AcquisitionThe documents in this collection were deposited by Mrs. M. Basten with the Chester City Record Office.
Source of DataCatherine Evans
Other Note
Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdJune 02, 2022
GEMMS record last editedJune 02, 2022