Baxter’s 'The poor husbandman’s advocate to rich racking landlords'

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/93
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises iii.63(a)
  • Dates of Creation
      18 October 1691
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      ff 154-171 (f 155v is blank), 300 x 190 mm.

Scope and Content

Baxter writing under the pseudonym Gildas Salvianus and appealing 'To the Lords, Knights & Gentlemen of England' to give generously to the poor. Comprises seven chapters and prefatory remarks. In Baxter's own hand. The author urges his readers to believe in "Christ who assureth them that by what they faithfully give to the poore, they give incomparably more to themselves, as giving it to him that will reward them".

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black iii.63(a); Thomas p 24


Printed in Bulletin of John Rylands Library, Jan. 1926, ed F J Powicke (AGM 141). See also Corr 1259 and 1032.