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TitleCorrespondence and papers of and relating to Mary Evelyn
ShelfmarkAdd MS 78440
Creation Date1675 - 1685
RepositoryBritish Library
Contents NoteA set of manuscripts written by or about Mary Evelyn, the eldest daughter of John Evelyn. One item in the set is a notebook entitled "Mary Evelyn Her Booke of sermon notes 1679", with more notes added up to 1683. Most of the notes are merely records of the text and preacher, but a few also include brief notes on the sermon.
Material FeaturesMary's notebook has a paper covering. Under the title she has written her initials and drawn a pentacle.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Evelyn, Johnmanuscript owner - Evelyn, Mary
ProvenanceAfter Mary's death, her father was in possession of these manuscripts. The sermon notebook formerly had the shelf mark Evelyn MS 108.
Source of DataAnne James; British Library manuscript catalogue
Other NoteThe manuscript appears to use Old Style dates.
Sermons Contained
Sermon Reports ContainedSermon Notebook of Mary Evelyn --
GEMMS record createdFebruary 23, 2018
GEMMS record last editedJune 23, 2022