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Five sermons on 1 Peter 4.1; 1 Peter 3.22; St John 14.16; Colossians 1.18; Acts 13.38., Late 17th century.

Identifier: MS.20483

Scope and Contents

The text is written on the rectos only, with occasional additions on the versos; one of these, on folio 93 verso, is headed Whitsunday, 1680. The unknown author numbered the folios (143 is repeated), leaving 1-30 blank and unnumbered but taken into account. On folio i is a quotation from Daniel Heinsius on the necessity of knowing Greek to understand the New Testament.

Contemporary blind-stamped leather binding, with 'D' in gilt on the spine.


  • Creation: Late 17th century.

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174 Leaves ; Octavo.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


i + 173 (some blank) folios.

The sermons are arranged as follows: (i) 1 Peter 4.1 (folio 31); (ii) 1 Peter 3.22 (folio 70); (iii) St John 14.16 (folio 94); (iv) Colossians 1.18 (folio 125); (v) Acts 13.38 (folio 158).

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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