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MS Am 1205

Caryl, Benjamin, 1732-1811. Benjamin Caryl sermons, 1764-1805: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Am 1205
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Benjamin Caryl sermons,
Date(s): 1764-1805.
Quantity: 1 collection (.02 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph manuscript sermons of first minister of Dover, Rev. Benjamin Caryl, Harvard College AB 1761.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Gift of Mr. Sherman Battelle; received: 1865 January 13. Recataloged from B C1 3023.

Processing Information:

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 Caryl Sermons, 1764-1805 (MS Am 1205). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Caryle was the first minister of Springfield parish, a part of Dedham, Massachusetts, now the Town of Dover. He received an AB from Harvard College in 1761 and married Sarah, the widow of Dr. Cornelius Kollock. They had one son, George, a physician in Dover (AB Harvard 1788).


Arranged by sermon number.

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript sermons, unsigned, probably written in Dover, Massachusetts; dated when first delivered 1764-1792, and with notes listing later dates of delivery to 1805. Sermons on Hebrews 10:38, Romans 14:17, Psalms 25:14, Luke 18:17, 2 Peter 1:19, and 1 Corinthians 15:45. Sermons are unbound.

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