Autographs of Nonconformist Divines

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MSS 369-371
  • Dates of Creation
      1658 to 1821
  • Physical Description
      3 volumes. Binding: half-bound in brown morocco, marbled paper-covered boards.  Condition: Eng MS 369: both boards and spine detached; Eng MS 370: head of spine missing; Eng MS 371: both boards detached, only a loose fragment of spine survives.

Scope and Content

A collection of autograph letters, sermons etc., of 133 English Nonconformist Divines from 1658 to 1821, arranged alphabetically by name. A few contain portraits. The contents of the volumes are as follows:

  • I (Eng MS 369), A to F;
  • II (Eng MS 370), G to N;
  • III (Eng MS 371), O to W.

Individuals represented include Dr Phillip Doddridge, Matthew Henry, Increase Mather, Cotton Mather, John Ryland, John Wesley, George Whitfield, etc.

Calendared in Eng MS 388 (see below).