GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitlePapers of Stephen Monteage (1681-1754) and his family
ShelfmarkAdd MS 75511
Creation Date1646 - 1795
RepositoryBritish Library
Contents NoteThese papers include fair copies of listeners notes of sermons by well-known Puritan preachers, 1645-1661. Many of the sermons were preached by Edmund Calamy the elder. Toward the end of the volume, smaller sheets are added, which include notes dated 1701-1702 on sermons preached by John Humphrey and Thomas Humphreys. The volume also has medical recipes and material related to the Monteage family, written 1645-1748; and correspondence between Stephen Monteage the younger and the Poyntz family, as well as Charles Poyntz's papers relating to the administration of Monteage's estate, written 1754-1795.
Material FeaturesWritten mostly in English, with some French and Latin. The sermons are unbound and have no pagination or foliation. One or more sermons is written on each loose sheet, which has been folded in half and then in thirds, and marked on the outside with the preacher(s) and text(s).
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Monteage, Stephen
Source of DataAnne James; British Library manuscript catalogue
Other NoteThe volume appears to use Old Style dates.
Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdFebruary 25, 2018
GEMMS record last editedJune 24, 2022