Baxter’s reflection on writing The Saint’s Everlasting Rest

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/183
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises v.12 Treatises v.143
  • Dates of Creation
      ? 1690
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      ff 19-26 (f 26v is blank) 200 x 153 mm.

Scope and Content

Baxter’s review of the circumstances under which he wrote his Saints Everlasting Rest’ 1650, and his later thoughts on what he had written; serving as a preface to a discourse on ‘The Future everlasting Rest and Blessedness of true Believers’. Both parts of this article seem to be unfinished. With a ‘Postscript’ referring to the antinomian controversy about Dr. Crisp in answer to a certificate prefixed to Doctor Crisp’s Works (1690).

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black v.143 (also listed as Treatises v.12); Thomas p.23


  • For John Howe (1630-1705) see DWL/RB/1/7 (Treatises i.7)
  • For Tobias Crisp(e) (1600-43) see ODNB and Corr 160, 182, 201, 243, 927, 1200, 1201, 1202, 1206, 1208, 1210, 1225 and 1237.