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MS Am 1427-1427.3

Foxcroft, Thomas, 1697-1769. Thomas Foxcroft correspondence, 1726-1758: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1427-1427.3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Foxcroft, Thomas, 1697-1769.
Title: Thomas Foxcroft correspondence,
Date(s): 1726-1758.
Quantity: 1 collection (.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence of American minister Thomas Foxcroft.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

56M-4-7. Purchased with the Gifford fund from Benjamin Tighe; received: 1956.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Thomas Foxcroft Correspondence, 1726-1758 (MS Am 1427-1427.3). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Foxcroft was a minister at the First Church in Boston, Mass.

Scope and Contents

Consists of letters to Foxcroft from Isaac Watts, Joseph Bellamy, and Samuel Johnson, and drafts of three of his letters to Johnson. The letters discuss questions of theology and differences between the Church of England and Congregationalism in New England.

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