The case of the Nonconformists: the second part

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 123 DWL/RB/1/241
  • Former Reference
      GB 123 Treaties vi.195 Treaties vi.3
  • Dates of Creation
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      ff 15-47 (f 15v and f 47 are blank); 200 x 116 mm.

Scope and Content

The case of the non-conformists being 'The Second Part What the English Nonconformity is'. By Baxter. With a postscript (ff 44-46).The first part is article 20 in vol. I [= Treatises i, 20]. Both are in quarto.


Dated from a manuscript copy entered in a catalogue of Roger Morrice’s books (DWL Morrice MSS. O. ii. p. 21). In the text of DWL/RB/1/22 Ataxiae obstaculum of 1677 is mentioned as recent.

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black vi.195 (also listed as vi.5); Thomas p.18


  • Ataxiae obstaculum; being an answer to certain queries, dispersed in some parts of Gloucestershire (1677) was George Vernon’s reply to Sir Thomas Overbury’s manuscript of 1671 entitled Queries proposed to the serious consideration of those who … persecute .. upon the account of religion. Overbury replied to Ataxiae obstaculum with Ratiocinium vernaculum (1678).
  • For Sir Thomas Overbury (born in or before 1627-d 1684) see ODNB.
  • For George Vernon (1637/8-1720) see ODNB.