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Porter Hymns and Sermons, 1705-1706

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/ghs80

Descriptive Summary

Title: Porter Hymns and Sermons, 1705-1706
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 230
Extent: 0.1 cubic ft. (1 folder)
Abstract:Contains one bound volume of 92 pages of handwritten hymns, sermons, and one poem composed between 1705 and 1706.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Bound volume may not be photocopied due to preservation concerns.


[after identification of item(s)], Porter Hymns and Sermons, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Anne Graham, 2002.

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Scope and Content Note

This bound volume consists of ninety-two pages of handwritten hymns, sermons, and one poem composed between 1705 and 1706. Mr. Porter authored sixty hymns, with Mr. Spilsburey and Mr. Carver each contributing one. The two sermons were written by Porter and Spilsburey. The first is a Christmas sermon and the second was preached at the funeral of Mrs. Porter. The poem was composed by Mr. Porter and begins each stanza with the letters A through Z. The compositions are evangelical and take their subjects chiefly from biblical verses.

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1 1 Bound volume, 1705-1706