Certificate given verbally to Mr Roger Morrice of the state of a Religious Society, over which Mr Stubbs had been a year and a quarter the minister and of his character. Signed by Hen. Cantrall, John Erpe, Thomas Mather, Jonat. Webster. Perhaps this belonged to Morrice’s papers: ‘We whose names are under written thinking it fits did Volun [gap in paper] of Mr. Stubbs to Mr. Roger Morrice, by word of mouth, to the effect follow then at his desire redily committed it to writeinge.’ f 115r: ‘Hennory Cant, John Erpe, Thomas Mar, Jonat. Webster’
Mr Stubbs’ testimonial given to Roger Morrice
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- ReferenceGB 123 DWL/RB/1/198
- Former ReferenceGB 123 Treatises v.25 Treatises v.156
- Dates of Creation1670-1672
- Physical Descriptionf 115 (f 115v is blank); 295 x 183 mm.
Scope and Content
Possibility that Mr Stubbs is the John Stubbs in DWL/RB/1/4 (Treatises v.186). He may also be the minister of John Street, Wolverhampton (1697?-1740?), as listed in the Surman Index.
Other Finding Aids
Argent / Black v.156 (also listed as v.25); Thomas p.24
For Roger Morrice see The Entring Book of Roger Morrice 1677-1691 Volume II The Reign of Charles II 1677-1685 ed J Spurr (Woodbridge 2007) 245, 257 and Volume V Entring Book of Roger Morrice 1677-1691 The Reign of William III 1689-1691 ed M Knights (Woodbridge 2007) 47, 48, 90 for Morrice’s account of the various bills for uniting. See also Treatises vii, 219.