Baxter’s Treatise of Government – personal, domestic, civil and ecclesiastical

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/10
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treatises i.10
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      56 folios (ff 151-206), f 151v is blank; 315x198mm

Scope and Content

Corrected draft of five chapters of book: 'A TREATISE OF GOVERMENT DIVINE, PERSONAL, DOMESTIKE, CIVIL & ECCLESIASTIKE By Richard Baxter Pacificus'. Written in prison.


According to Baxter's 'Political catechise', for which see DWL/RB/1/205, this treatise was written in prison.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black i.10; Thomas p.22

Custodial History

Other foliation (originally not in the ms) ff 118-173