A second admonition to George Kendall

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/273
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises vii.31 Treatises vii.225
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1654
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      ff 49-56; 325 x 214 mm.

Scope and Content

‘Reverend & Learned Brother unfeignedly beloved in the Lord uppon the perusall of your second Volume, as I found the effects of those excellent guiftes, for which I thanked God on your behalfe, & such a Vindication of the Truth about the Saints perseverance’


Argent notes 'The reference is to G Kendall’s Sancti Sanciti, or the common doctrine of the perseverance of the saints (1654), an answer to Baxter’s Saint’s Everlasting Rest (AGM 2). The reason for the suppression of this intended publication is given in Rel. i. 110. Cf Richard Baxter’s Apology, by G F Nuttall, in JEH, iv, 76.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black vii.225 (also listed as vii.31); Thomas p.8


  • For George Kendall (bap 1611- d 1663), who also engaged in controversy with John Goodwin, see CR, Corr 148, 158, 169A, 174, 184, 186, 199, 206, 274, 285, 418, 424, 458, 466, 472 and ODNB.
  • George Kendall’s Vindication of the Doctrines commonly received in the Reformed Churches was dated September 1652. His Sancti Sancti (1654) effectively continued the Vindication.
  • See also Rich Baxters apology against the modest exceptions of Mr T. Blake. And the digression of Mr. G. Kendall(1654) and Rel i, 110.