Four volumes of notes, possibly by Edmund Butcher, on the doctrines of Christianity, compiled at the Academy, Daventry, Northamptonshire, in Jeremiah Rich's system of shorthand as improved by Philip Doddridge.
Notes on the Doctrines of Christianity
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Administrative / Biographical History
Edmund Butcher (1757-1822) was a unitarian minister. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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The volumes were given to the Library by Mansfield College, Oxford, in 1964.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 46779-82.
The volumes were owned by Samuel Bache. The were given by his son to Spring Hill College, Birmingham, 1876.