Extracts from and references to English and foreign authors on divinity

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/347
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises x.301
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      ff 1-45, pp 46-83, ff 84-87 (f 1v, f 7v, f 9v, f 11 are blank)

Scope and Content

Baxter’s remarks on various points of doctrinal and controversial Divinity; chiefly in shorthand. Includes:

  • ‘Justification’ where Clark’s MSS are four times quoted (ff 2-3).
  • ‘Justitia Dei Vindicatrix.’ Gilbert’s Vindiciæ (f 10).
  • ‘Conversion: Irresistible grace’. Latin arguments, without reference; mixed with shorthand (f 34).
  • ‘Infant Baptism’. Thesis, the last article, consists of an unfinished Disputation on the thesis: - ‘An infantes parentum omnium Baptizatorum fidem Profitentium, a Ministris qui ipsis praesident, sint Baptizandi? Affirmatum.’ In shorthand and partly in Latin (f 87).


Argent notes that Clark is probably Samuel Clark for whom see DWL/RB/1/30.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black x.301; Thomas p.25