Also contains notes of sermons preached by the Rev. Joseph Irons, minister of Grove Chapel, Camberwell, London, and other annotations, 1826-1839.
Spiritual diary of John Cowell, apparently inspired by the death of his wife
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 MS 471
- Dates of Creation1826-1853
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 vol. (150 ff.) Leather bound note-book with two metal clasps. Text on ff. 140v to 150 inverted; ff. 114v and 140r blank.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Cowell (fl. 1826) was apparently a Quaker. See Sotheby's catalogue in loco.
Access is unrestricted
Purchased at Sotheby's sale on 3rd March 1980, part lot 145.
Given by John Cowell to his daughter, Sarah, 21st July 1839 and apparently still in her possession in 1853 (cf. f. 2v).