GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleMeditations and sermons
ShelfmarkHunter MS 118
Creation Dateca. 1648 - 1649
Contents NoteA volume containing the following: 'Meditations vpon St Stephens Martyrdome Acts 7th' by John Arrowsmith (1602-1659), dated 1649; a note of a sermon preached by 'Mr Coale fellow of Peterhouse' on 7 January 1648; several sermons preached at Cambridge by Mr Hammond in the 1640s; and a series of botanical notes (written partly in reverse).
Material FeaturesOctavo. Gold-tooled calf.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Hunter, Christophermanuscript owner - I., R.
Provenance'R. I.' is stamped (upside down) on both the front and the back covers of the volume.
AcquisitionThe Hunter Manuscripts were purchased by the Dean and Chapter of Durham in 1756 for forty guineas.
Source of DataThomas Rud, Codicum Manuscriptorum Ecclesiae Cathedralis Dunelmensis Catalogus Classicus (Durham, 1825), p. 413; Hannah Yip.
Other Note
GEMMS record createdJune 09, 2022
GEMMS record last editedJune 18, 2022