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MS Am 1173

Wadsworth, Benjamin, 1670-1737. Benjamin Wadsworth sermons, 1710: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1173
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wadsworth, Benjamin, 1670-1737.
Title: Benjamin Wadsworth sermons,
Date(s): 1710.
Quantity: 1 collection (.1 linear feet (141 leaves in 1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Bound group of autograph manuscript sermons by former Harvard College president, Benjamin Wadsworth.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

49M-238. Gift of Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding; received:


Belonged to Hephzibah Horton, Wadsworth Horton, and Elisha Horton (signatures on front flyleaf).

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Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Benjamin Wadsworth Sermons, 1710 (MS Am 1173). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Wadsworth (AB 1690, AM 1693) was the pastor of the First Church of Boston. He was president of Harvard College from 1725 until his death.


Arranged as bound in volume in chronological order.

Scope and Contents

24 autograph manuscript sermons, unsigned, dated 1710 26 February - 1710 November 5. Sermons on verses from Romans, Genesis, Matthew, Acts, and other books of the Bible. Bound in limp vellum; 10 x 16 cm.

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