GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleJohn Chaloner's Commonplace Book
ShelfmarkRCB MS 1050
Creation Dateca. 1678 - 1740
Contents NoteA journal comprised of Chaloner's notes, jottings, geometric tables, accounts, tables documenting things like eclipses, letters, meditations, paragraphs on different topics (e.g. amicitia, eloquence, parricide, the duties of scholars), extracts copied from books etc. In addition to a loose list of 73 sermons and texts upon which they were preached, there are also preliminary notes on biblical texts, assumedly for preaching, and preacher's and auditor's notes. Later notes are written by Chaloner's son, the Revd. Richard Chaloner, documenting his father's career.
Material Features451 pp. p + loose sheets. Inner fly-leaf has John Chaloner's signature.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Chaloner, John
Source of DataJeanne Shami
Other Note
GEMMS record createdJune 15, 2022
GEMMS record last editedJune 18, 2022