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Collection Level Description: Two Volumes of Sermons by Thomas Townson, annotated by John Jebb

Reference: MSS. Eng. th. c. 95-6
Title: Two Volumes of Sermons by Thomas Townson, annotated by John Jebb
Dates of Creation: 18th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: John Jebb

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Jebb (1775-1833) was Bishop of Limerick. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Scope and Content

Two volumes of sermons by Thomas Townson, 1761-89, with notes of dates and places preached, collected and annotated by John Jebb, Bishop of Limerick, and published as Practical Discourses (London, 1830)

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Custodial History

Bookplate of Thomas Jeston White; bought by 'A.B.R.' from Halls Bookshop, Tunbridge Wells, 1973

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Thorntons of Oxford (not a catalogue), with MS. Eng. lett. c. 590, fols. 141-6, 1977.

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Publication Note

See scope and content.

Access Points

Sermons | 18th century


Jebb | John | 1775-1833 | Bishop of Limerick

Townson | Thomas | 1715-1792 | Archdeacon of Richmond, theologian

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