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TitleSermons of Obadiah Wells: Volume 9
ShelfmarkMS 28.24
Creation Date1700 - 1701
Contents NoteThis is one of eleven small bound volumes of sermons, being vols. 2-4 and 6-13 of a series, hastily written in a uniform hand throughout. Contains the a title and comment found in similar form in each volume: Sermons on several subjects per O. W. Following this is written: "Hastily studdyed & [there]for confusedly written this being only a repository for g[ene]rall heads pop[ular]: discourses etc yt they may not be lost as g[ene]rally they are when writt in loose papers." Dated "Lond: January 6, 1700/01." Beneath the date is written "Walhampton" in lighter ink. The hand may be the same. It is conjectured that the author was Obadiah Wills, sometime (to 1660) rector of Alton Barnes, Wiltshire, licensed as a Congregationalist preacher at Devizes in 1672. The volume contains notes for 3 sermons.
Material FeaturesSmall, leather-bound notebook. "Book 16" has been written and the "16" corrected to "9th."
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner? - Wills, Obadiah
Source of DataAnne James
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Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdMay 19, 2017
GEMMS record last editedDecember 23, 2021