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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 727

Sermons by New England and London ministers, 1702-1810

This collection contains more than eighty-five handwritten sermons that were bound together in four volumes. They are composed primarily by Massachusetts ministers during the eighteenth century. The collection also contains a bound volume of notes of sermons given by London ministers at a lecture series dating from June-July 1712.

Dates

  • 1702-1810

Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

2 boxes

This collection contains handwritten sermons that were bound together in four volumes. They were composed primarily by Massachusetts ministers during the eighteenth century. The collection consists of more than eighty-five sermons from approximately twenty ministers including multiple sermons by Thomas Prince (1687-1758; Harvard AB 1707) of Boston; Jonathan Bowman (1704-1775; Harvard AB 1724) of Dorchester; Ebenezer Morse (1718-1802; Harvard AB 1737) of Shrewsbury (now Boylston); Nathan Fiske (1733-1799; Harvard AB 1754) of Brookfield; Nathaniel Robbins (1726-1795; Harvard AB 1747) of Milton; and Edward Barnard (1720-1774; Harvard AB 1736) of Haverhill. The collection also contains a bound volume of notes of sermons given by London ministers at a lecture series dating from June-July 1712.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Thaddeus Mason Harris.

Processing Information

Processed by Fran O'Donnell, 2014.
Link to catalog
Title
Sermons by New England and London ministers, c. 1702-1810: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00727

Repository Details

Part of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School Repository

Special Collections at Andover-Harvard Theological Library preserves and makes accessible primary source materials documenting the history of religion and theology, with particular historical emphasis on American liberal religious traditions. Though the historical strengths of the collections have been in the field of Christianity, other religious traditions are increasingly reflected, in step with Harvard Divinity School's evolving focus on global religious studies.

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