Margaret Baxter’s instructions to the trustees of her estate

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/173
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises v.133 Treatises v.2
  • Dates of Creation
      10 February 1679
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      f 2 (f 2v is blank); 187 x 145 mm.

Scope and Content

Direction by Margaret Baxter to her trustees for the disposal of the remainder of her estate by her husband after her death. Quarto.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black v.133 (also recorded as v.2); Thomas p.14


  • For Richard Hampden (1631-95), the son of the Parliamentarian leader John Hampden, see ODNB, Corr 602, 625, 723, 726, 773, 792, 967 and 1006, and Rel ii, 448, iii, 172. Richard Baxter dedicated the second, greatly enlarged edition of his The Life of Faith (1670) to Richard and Lady Laetitia Hampden. See also Rel iii, 61. Baxter’s sermon,
  • The life of faith, as it is the evidence of things unseen', which was originally printed in 1660. It was preached before King Charles II at Whitehall on 22 July 1660. See Rel i, 120.
  • For John Swynfen (Swinfen) (1612-94), MP for Stafford in the Long Parliament and for Tamworth in Richard Cromwell’s Parliament and in the Cavalier Parliament, see Corr 554 and ODNB.