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Sermon TitleSermon on 1 Corinthians 15:58 (descriptive title)
Extent1123/9 (folder 9 of 9), pp. 3-48
Composition Dateca. 1680 - 1729
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)Charity
Associated Peoplepreacher - King, Williamscribe - Reeves, William
Associated Sermons
Preachings (old) - Ireland - Occasion not identified;
Additional MaterialThe sermon is accompanied by a note written by William Reeves, dated 16 November 1876. It reads, "A Sermon on 1 Corinth. XV. 58 by W^m. King, Bishop of Derry, & Archbp. of Dublin. Copied from the original in the author's own handwriting, w^ch. came unto the possession of Robert Delap of Monellan (Strabane) Esq., & by him was given, October 14th, 1853, to Evelyn Philip Shirley, of Lough Fea, Esquire, its present owner." Additionally, Reeves has copied out a letter from Delap to Shirley describing the sermon, and has added a note explaining that "This sermon was a Charity sermon for some school of children", and providing some further details, including that "The MS. has no note of place or date but the hand [King's] is unmistakeable."
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionSermon by William King, copied from his holograph, apparently by William Reeves, the owner of the manuscript.
Source of DataJeanne Shami
Other NotePrecise date unknown.
GEMMS record createdFebruary 20, 2019
GEMMS record last editedFebruary 20, 2019