GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleTen Sermons
ShelfmarkMS I.h.28
Creation Dateca. 1672 - 1694
Contents NoteSermons are unpaginated. The preacher is a person connected with Norwich Cathedral, but he is unidentified. It is uncertain but probable that the sermons were by the same preacher. The sermons were preached between 1672-1694. The CL cataloguer conjectures that the pencil comments and observations are by the donor Joshua Wilson, one of the founding donors of the Congregational Library.
Material FeaturesBinding is half-leather, with blind tooling, and on the spine, gold tool and lettering "SERMONS - 1672-94.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Wilson, Joshua
ProvenanceThe verso of the title page has a pencil inscription, likely by Joshua Wilson, "I bought this at an Auction of Lumber at Norwich." The CL cataloguer takes "Lumber" to mean an entire batch of sermons.
AcquisitionDonated by the widow of Joshua Wilson in 1876.
Source of DataJeanne Shami
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GEMMS record createdApril 22, 2016
GEMMS record last editedApril 18, 2021