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Papers of Rev. John Bonar (d. 1761)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD40

Scope and Contents

The material is composed of: notebooks of Bonar's sermons, 1745-1752; copies of 'an agreement by some young men who erected themselves into a Society for prayer and Christian conversation' 1740, and sermon 1733, and letter 1741; sermon on the nature and necessity of a religious education, 1752; and, fragments of sermons. There is also a notebook with various drafts of The example of Tyre, a warning to Britain and some pages loosely inserted, as well as two sermons.

Dates

  • 1733-1818

Language of Materials

English.

Physical Description

4 notebooks, 25 sheets or pages, 1 part volume, 1 notebook, 1 envelope fragments. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Biographical / Historical

The Rev. John Bonar was Minister of Cockpen, and Minister of Perth West Church. He died in 1761.

Extent

4 notebooks, 25 sheets or pages, 1 part volume, 1 notebook, 1 envelope fragments.

Physical Location

MSS BOX 28.6.1-7; MSS BOX 27.2

Other Finding Aids

Local lists.

Accruals

Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.

Physical Description

4 notebooks, 25 sheets or pages, 1 part volume, 1 notebook, 1 envelope fragments. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Physical Facet

Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

General

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Repository Details

Part of the New College Library Special Collections Repository

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