Baxter's petition to the King James II, sent after 12 months in prison requesting to be discharged from the bond and penalties laid upon him; not in Baxter's hand. Original connected draft signed by Baxter. f 99r marked as 'Dated at the Kings Bench Oct.6.1686'
Baxter’s petition to the King
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Scope and Content
See DWL/RB/1/126 and DWL/RB/1/265 for other drafts of this petition.
Other Finding Aids
Argent / Black ii.30; Thomas p.21
- This is Corr 1161.
- Baxter's petition to James II, not Baxter's hand. Printed Powicke, ii, pp. 151-152. See also The Entring Book of Roger Morrice 1677-1691 Volume III The Reign of James II 1685-1687 ed T Harris (Woodbridge, 2007) 270.