Additions to Baxter’s Autobiography for the years 1675 etc.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/271
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises vii.29 Treatises vii.223
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  • Physical Description
      ff 22-38 (f 36v is blank); 305 x 200 mm.

Scope and Content

Additions to Baxter’s Autobiography §§1-116. Marked ‘G’. In Baxter's hand. Includes copies of ‘the Case of RB’ and the Opinions of Saunders and Henry Pollexfen, and several long passages which were crossed out (and consequently not printed) about Sir Matthew Hale’s sickness at f 26.

Includes: ‘§1. At this time Mr Le Blank of Sedan sent to me his desire that I would publish here his scattered Theses in one Volumme; which I purposed, & wrote an Epistle to it:’ f 36r: ‘A true Copy of the Judgment of Mr Saunders now Lord Chiefe Justice of the Kings Bench, given me March 22, 1674/5’ f 36r: ‘Mr Polixfens Judgment for my preaching occasionally (…) Dec. 19. 1682’

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black vii.223 (also listed as vii.29); Thomas p.16


For Louis Le Blanc de Beaulieu (d 1675), of Sedan, see Corr 410, 785, 1025, and 1160. Baxter often recommended Le Blanc’s Theses theologicae, variis temporibus in Academia Sedanensi editae, et ad disputandum propositae (1675).