Christian and brotherly advices

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  • Reference
      GB 12 MS.Add.8378
  • Dates of Creation
      c. 1755
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

'Christian and brotherly advices given forth from time to time by the yearly meetings in London.' There is a 'table of heads' at the beginning, listing the fifty-one subjects discussed at the meetings that are described in the volume. These include children, kings and governors, law, marriage, meeting houses, orphans, parliament, the poor, preachers, prisons, schools, servants, tithes, trading, wills and other issues effecting society. No. 51 describes the arrangements for the yearly meetings, in which 'publick friends' served as representatives of the counties. There are 368 numbered pages, of which the last fifty-one are unused.

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Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs W.A. Lloyd, 1983.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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