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Ambrose Cartwright prayers, [16-]

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

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Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cartwright, Ambrose.
Title: Ambrose Cartwright prayers, [16-]
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 244
Extent: 0.1 cubic ft. (1 folder)
Abstract:Consists of three pages of devotional exercises handwritten in ink on paper.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], Ambrose Cartwright Prayers, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Anne Graham, 2002.

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Biographical Note

Ambrose Cartwright was an English Protestant with a wife and one child at the time of this composition. No further information is known.

Scope and Content Note

This manuscript consists of three pages of devotional exercises handwritten in ink on paper. The piece is divided into three sections: “Private Devotion,” “Days of Humiliation,” and “Publick [sic] Devotion.” The first section contains fourteen prayers to be said throughout each day. The second section contains two prayers to be recited twice weekly in repentance for sins. The last section contains two prayers for the Sabbath. There are eighteen prayers in all, with instructions in the margin as to when they are to be recited.

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1 1 Devotional exercises, 1600-1699