Declaration concerning the copyright of Baxter’s ‘Church History of the Government of Bishops and their Councils abbreviated’. ‘Know all men by these presents that whereas Richard Baxter Clerk hath delivered to us Nevill Simons & Thomas Simons of London Stationers the Copy of a booke Entitled Church History of the Government of Bishops & Councills abbreviated &c. in quarto containing sixty sheetes or more consenting that wee print one thousand bookes according to the said Copy & no more, & reserving to himselfe only & wholly, the title of the said Copy.’ f 376r: ‘Witnesse our hands & seales, in the yeare of our Lord 1679, the 20th day of January Nevill Symmons, Tho: Simmons, William Baxter, Tho: Salusbury’ f 376*v: ‘Bonds relating to Mr Baxter. Mr Simons Covent’
Declaration concerning copyright of Baxter’s Church history
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Argent / Black iv.105, Thomas p.17
Church History of the Government of Bishops and their Councils, published in 1680 (AGM 91). Rel. iii. 181.
- For Nevill Simmons (Symmon(d)s) the elder see Corr 170, 393, 397, 408, 410, 507, 624, 651, 652, 746, 788, 789, 822, 867, 887, 895, 927, 1019, 1148, 1179, 1237 and 1258.
- For Thomas Simmons see Corr 1148, 1179 and 1237