The sacred historie conteined in the First Boocke of Moses called Genesis ... March 10, 1669

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      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 2
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      1 vol. (232 pages) Manuscript book in a single hand, devoted entirely to "The sacred historie" and associated pieces; probably autograph.

Scope and Content

F.1v: "A prayer"; pp.2-220: "Meditations upon the glorious majestie of the holy God"; pp.221-26: "The sacred historie: meditations of Gods provedentiall dispensations towards the children of men, out of the 107 Psalme"; pp.227-32 "The sacred historie: I will conclude with the eight psalme, that psalme of praise which magnifieth God for his glorious majestie and for his wonderfull love to man".

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The compiler of the manuscript is unknown

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Acquisition Information

Purchased from Quaritch (Sotheby), December 1962


In English

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Custodial History

Elizabeth Rooper, Cholmeley Dering, John Harrison (?), William Jones