RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoReg. Moore
Extent731 ff. in 3 volumes
TitleRegister of John Moore
Date1783-1805
Description Part I

fols. 1-199v. Confirmations of elections to vacant sees.
Fols. 63-7 First American bishops. (26 Geo III c.84)

Part II
(Original foliation stopped at fol.700)

200-463 Confirmations of elections to vacant sees.

Part III
fols 464-733
464-500 Acts and institutions during vacancies of sees.

501-580v Acts and institutions, Canterbury diocese.

580a-699 Commissions to admit proctors etc., consecrations of grounds, deeds, faculties, patents, royal writs.

700-731 Metropolitical visitations, Canterbury diocese, 1786, 1790, 1795, 1799, 1800.
FindingAidsCharles M. Andrews and Frances G. Davenport, Guide to the Manuscript Materials for the History of the United States to 1783, in the British Museum, in Minor London Archives, and in the Libraries of Oxford and Cambridge (Washington, 1908), p. 286, note that this is the earliest Archbishop's Register to contain references to America, containing the consecration of Bishops White and Provoost, February 4, 1787, in Lambeth Palace Chapel.
PhysicalDescription199 fols. Index 7 fols., containing chronological list of confirmations and vacancies and semi-alphabetical list of institutions.
NOTE: Fols. 1-7 of the register are numbered so that the same figure occurs on the left and right hand pages of the volume when it has been opened.

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