Paper relating to Universal Redemption

Scope and Content

Reflections on the theme of redemption and how such thinking leads to clearer understanding of God. Four pages closely written by an unknown old hand and partly crossed through


For Joseph Read(e) see also DWL/RB/1/29, 222, 235

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black ii.31; Thomas p.28

Custodial History

Other foliation (not in the original MS) ff 423-424


  • Rel. i, 114, 123.
  • Baxter's Universal Redemption of mankind by the Lord Jesus Christ... Whereunto is added a short account of special redemption, by the same author was published posthumously in 1694. It bore prefaces by Joseph Read(e) and Matthew Sylvester. Read(e) stated there that in 1657 he was asked by Baxter to transcribe some papers on redemption which he intended for the press. Although the ministers of Worcestershire had urged him to publish them, Read(e) only received them from Baxter on 17 July, 1691