Four controversial letters on ecclesiastical subjects, [circa 1765-1771].


Rutherforth, T. (Thomas), 1712-1771. Four controversial letters on ecclesiastical subjects, [circa 1765-1771].

Four controversial letters on ecclesiastical subjects, [circa 1765-1771].

Manuscript fair copy, corrected, in Rutherforth's hand, of four controversial letters. The first discusses the demographic implications of a petition to Parliament to allow fellows of the colleges of Cambridge to marry; the second discusses tithes as they relate to statute work on the roads; the third contains commentary on Blackburne's contribution to the "controversy regarding an intermediate state;" and the fourth and longest letter concerns his defense of the requirement that Anglican clergy subscribe to the Thirty-nine Articles. The letters are preceded by a table of contents, and all are signed with the initials "T.R."

1 v. (96 p.) ; 21 cm.

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