[Sermons, English, early 18th century] [manuscript], [between 1694 and 1730] | University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Contains sermons on Phil. 3:21, Is. 44:3, Luke 2:13 and Luke 2:14. Contents on fol. 2r.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Script: In a late 17th/early 18th century English hand.
Binding: Contemporary full calf with blind-tooled panels and floral ornaments (four on each board in the panel corners).
Origin: Probably composed mostly around 1694 but edited over a range of years. Dates for presentation of sermons varies from 1694 (fol. 2r) to 1730 (fol. 82v).
Provenance: Acquired from Hammelmann, 4 September 1954.
Shelfmark: Urbana, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Post-1650 MS 223.
Lord's prayer written on front pastedown.
Fol. 1 damaged but retains dates 1702 and 1725 on recto.
Fols. 3, 43-45 and 108-124 blank. -- Fols. 125-153 blank save enumeration in lower fore-edge corners (fols. 152-153 mutilated).
Caption on fol. 42r: "E: Carleton Rect[or] of Leckhamstead Aprill 5th 1702".