WRIGHT, THOMAS, 1859-1936, COLLECTOR.
Augustus Montague Toplady collection, circa 1762-1776

Emory University

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wright, Thomas, 1859-1936, collector.
Title: Augustus Montague Toplady collection, circa 1762-1776
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 98
Extent: 1 oversized bound volume (OBV)
Abstract: One oversized bound volume containing material relating to British preacher and hymn writer, Augustus Montague Toplady, including correspondence, manuscripts of his sermons, hymns, and other writings.
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.

Source

Purchase, 1971.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Augustus Montague Toplady collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

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Biographical Note

Thomas Wright (1859-1936), biographer of Augustus M. Toplady (1740-1778), British preacher and hymn writer.

Thomas Wright (1859-1936), biographer of Augustus M. Toplady (1740-1778), British preacher and hymn writer.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a single bound volume containing material relating to Augustus Montague Toplady from circa 1762-1776. The collection, formed by Toplady's biographer, Thomas Wright, includes correspondence, manuscripts of his sermons, hymns, and other writings, and notes. Of particular interest is a letter to the Countess of Huntingdon (July 30, 1776) pertaining to religious matters and referring to London bookbinder Roger Payne and to his own hymns.


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OBV1 - Augustus Montague Toplady volume, circa 1762-1776
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