RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoFP Sherlock 3
TitleCorrespondence and papers
Date1743-1761
DescriptionCorrespondence and papers comprising:
Papers on the episcopal church in Scotland, 1751-3, comprising:
Sherlock's recommendation of the Rev. Thomas Pollen in response to the request for a minister for the newly built chapel in Glasgow, 1751-2 (ff.1-5).
Request of Charles Roberts, Scottish cleric, for an English curacy, 1753 (ff.6-7).
Correspondence and papers on the church overseas, 1749-60, (ff.8-59) referring to:
Rotterdam: chaplaincy of the Rev. Henry Michelson, 1749, and the case of the Rev. John Finney, 1751 (ff.8-39).
East India Company: procedure for the appointment of chaplains, c. 1760 (ff.40-1).
St. Helena: appointments of the Rev. William Dobie, 1749, and the Rev. William Lee as chaplain, 1750 (ff. 42-5).
Plantations: minutes of the Committee of Trade and Plantations concerning the bishop of London's proposals for churches in, 1685 (18th century copy);
H. M. instructions to the governor of Nova Scotia about clerical appointments, 1749 (copy) (ff.46-9) (cf. Fulham Papers 17, ff.93-8).
Application of John Vicary (`most probably a Methodist') for ordination, 1759 (ff.50-9).
Correspondence and papers on the chapels royal, 1749-54, (ff.60-104), including:
Funding and appointment of officials at the French chapel at the Savoy, 1748-58 (ff.91-104).
Extracts from registers of the chapels royal about the administration of the chapels, c. 1749 (ff.60-78).
Account by the Rev. Lewis Bruce of the lack of allowances for Somerset House chapel, 1751 (ff.79-80).
Appointments to the French chapel, St. James's palace, 1749-50 (ff.85-9).
Appointment of Nicholas Daniel Kannmaker to the German chapel, St. James's palace, 1750 (f.90).
Marriages at the Savoy chapel, 1754 (ff.81-2)
Correspondence on French Protestant churches in London, 1750-6 (ff.105-20), including
Appeal of the French chapel in St. Marylebone for royal bounty, 1750 (ff.105-6).
Regulations of the French church in Wapping, and petition from the Jersey and Guernsey recommending appointment of James Garnier, 1751 (ff.107-14).
Proceedings of the French church of St. John, Spitalfields against the Rev. -- Descolas, 1756 (ff.115-20).
General correspondence and papers (ff.121-37) including:
Patent of the Stationers Company to publish almanacks, 1603 (extract) (ff.123-4).
Clause from the will of Sir Leoline Jenkins setting up fellowship at Oxford, 1685 (copy) (ff.125-6).
Value of Sutton-under-Brailes rectory, Glos., in the gift of the bishop of London, 1750 (f.127).
Legal opinion on the registration of dissenters' chapels, 1752 (ff.121-2).
Papers on the bishop of London's appointment of the rector of Uppingham, Rutland, on the death of the Rev. John Jones, 1752 (ff.130-5).
Account of the Rev. R. Walker, `the most extraordinary person of his age', 1755, described in The annual register, 1760 (ff.136-7).
Correspondence and papers of the Rev. Stephen Wheatland concerning Lady Holford's bequest to Stanton St. John, Oxon., 1743-61 (ff.138-208).
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