Two volumes of sermons by Thomas Townson, annotated by John Jebb, with the bookplate of Thomas Jeston White

Scope and Content

Two volumes of sermons by Thomas Townson, 1761-89, with notes of dates and places preached, collected and annotated by John Jebb, Bishop of Limerick, and published as Practical Discourses (London, 1830)

Administrative / Biographical History

John Jebb (1775-1833) was Bishop of Limerick. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Bought from Thorntons of Oxford (not a catalogue), with MS. Eng. lett. c. 590, fols. 141-6, 1977.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Custodial History

Bookplate of Thomas Jeston White; bought by 'A.B.R.' from Halls Bookshop, Tunbridge Wells, 1973


See scope and content.