Letter from Samuel Parker to Thomas Wagstaffe

Scope and Content

Manuscript item bound in a volume of printed pamphlets.

This letter is to the Reverend Thomas Wagstaffe 'at Mrs. Parr's, in Green Dr[agon-Court, in Grey's-Inn Lane, Holbourn, London]'. The letter chiefly concerns the payment of subscriptions for the publication of Parker's Bibliotheca Biblica (which was published in parts from 1720, remaining incomplete at his death in 1730), and some comments on its printing. The letter also mentions the printer 'Mr. Rivington'.

See also GB 1953 BTMS/2, GB 1953 BTMS/3 and GB 1953 BTMS/4 for further letters from Samuel Parker to Thomas Wagstaffe.