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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 1427-1427.3

Thomas Foxcroft correspondence


Correspondence of American minister Thomas Foxcroft.


  • 1726-1758

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Consists of letters to Foxcroft from Isaac Watts, Joseph Bellamy, and Samuel Johnson, and drafts of three of his letters to Johnson. The letters discuss questions of theology and differences between the Church of England and Congregationalism in New England.

Biographical / Historical

Foxcroft was a minister at the First Church in Boston, Mass.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

56M-4-7. Purchased with the Gifford fund from Benjamin Tighe; received: 1956.
Foxcroft, Thomas, 1697-1769. Thomas Foxcroft correspondence, 1726-1758: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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