Edmund Butcher (1757-1822) was a unitarian minister. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Four volumes of notes, possibly by Edmund Butcher, on the doctrines of Christianity, compiled at the Academy, Daventry, Northamptonshire, in Jeremiah Rich's system of shorthand as improved by Philip Doddridge.
The volumes were owned by Samuel Bache. They were given by his son to Spring Hill College, Birmingham, in 1876.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The volumes were given to the Library by Mansfield College, Oxford, in 1964.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 46779-82.
Butcher | Edmund | 1757-1822 | Unitarian
Doddridge Academy | Daventry, Northamptonshire
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