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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 741

Clapp, Nathaniel, 1668-1745. Sermons, 1706-1707.

Overview

This leather bound, unsigned, autograph volume contains 224 pages of manuscript abstracts, in Latin, of sermons by Rev. Nathaniel Clapp (1668/1669-1745; Harvard AB 1690) a minister in Newport, Rhode Island. They span the period from 1706-1707.

Dates

  • 1706-1707
  • 1668/1669
  • 1690
  • 1695
  • 1720
  • 1706-1707

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Extent

1 Volumes

This leather bound, unsigned, autograph volume contains 224 pages of manuscript abstracts, in Latin, of sermons by Rev. Nathaniel Clapp (1668/1669-1745; Harvard AB 1690) a minister in Newport, Rhode Island. They span the period from 1706-1707.

Biographical / Historical

Rev. Nathaniel Clapp was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, c. 1668/1669. His parents were Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Smith) Clapp. He went to Harvard and received his AB there in 1690. He started his ministry in the First Congregational Church in Newport, Rhode Island in 1695. He was ordained in 1720 and became the pastor of the church.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Miss Elizabeth P. Sever of Kingston, Massachusetts in 1855.

Processing Information

Processed by Fran O'Donnell, 2014.

Title
Clapp, Nathaniel, 1668-1745. Sermons, 1706-1707: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
div00741

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Divinity School Library, Harvard University Repository

Special Collections at Harvard Divinity School 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. Known as Andover-Harvard Theological Library since 1911, it was renamed the Harvard Divinity School Library in 2021.

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