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TitleNotebook of Hugh Morris
ShelfmarkMS. Don. e. 162
Creation Date1675 - 1689
RepositoryBodleian Library
Contents NoteAlong with MS. Don. e. 163, this is one of two notebooks containing sermons by Hugh Morris. They were mostly preached at Bangor, Wales. There are some fragments that do not seem to be connected to any of the sermons (ff. 74v-75r, 164r-173v). Also includes doctrines related to the Lord's Supper (ff. 156r-179r) and a list of proof texts (ff. 159v-160r).
Material Features174 leaves. Bound in ruled calf. Morris uses a shorthand system and appears to explain it with charts indicating words, sentences, and Bible books each represented by one character.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Morris, Hugh
AcquisitionThese two notebooks were part of lot 323, purchased by the Bodleian from Sotheby's on 18 December 1986, which also included 20 of Thomas Aldersey's notebooks and several in other hands.
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Bodleian Library online catalogue of Aldersey Notebooks, 1653-1689
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Sermon Reports Contained
Attached URLs:
URLNotes Library online catalogue of Aldersey Notebooks, 1653-1689
GEMMS record createdSeptember 09, 2017
GEMMS record last editedSeptember 10, 2017