Josephine Butler to 'Dear Friends' [Miss Forsaith etc.]

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  • Reference
      GB 106 3JBL/51/09
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 5504
  • Dates of Creation
      26 Feb [1906]
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

Photocopy of a letter. Written from [Wooler, Northumberland].

Says that her sight is dim, but she has the whole Bible printed in parts and in large print. She possesses the 'Hexepla' (containing the five oldest translators of the Scriptures into English) and remembers many instructive and almost amusing things illustrating the growth of the English language. Tells her friend to let her know soon 'about the Committee and your fate'.

Administrative / Biographical History

'The Hexepla'

which contains the six oldest translators of the Scriptures into English.'

The English Hexepla. Bagster & Sons 1841

'beyond the New Version'

There were 2 versions of the Bible printed in 1891 and 1899 respectively.

The Holy Bible, Revised Version, OUP 1891

The Two-Version Bible (with differences of Revised Version), OUP 1899

(AC Partridge, English Biblical Translation Bibliography, p 235)

Biog: Wycliffe; Mrs Terrell