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61. Symson, Thomas, d. 1662 Kulo Mahanadim … or a Protestant Picture of Jesus Christ
62. Resbury, Richard, 1607-1674 The lightless-starre or Mr John Goodwin discovered a Pelagio-Socian
63. Peirce, James, 1673-1726 Mr James Pierce's remarks on Dr Wells's letters to Mr Peter Dowley; and to a dissenting parishioner
64. Lucas, Richard, 1648-1715 Religious perfection
65. Polanus von Polansdorf, Amandus, 1561-1610 A treatise concerning God's eternall predestination
66. Lawrence, Henry, 1600-1664 Of baptisme
67. Chauncy, Isaac, 1632-1712 The doctrine which is according to godliness grounded upon the Holy Scriptures of truth
68. Collins, Hercules, d 1702 Three books (The scribe instructed unto the kingdom of heaven, Mountains of brass, A poem)
69a. Wyles, Nathanael, c 1659-1748 All men must die or the saints deliverance by death
69b. Keach, Elias 1665-1699 A discourse of the nature and excellency of the grace of patience … in two sermons
70. Larkham, Thomas, 1602-1669 The wedding-supper


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51. Watson, Thomas, -1686 The mischief of sinne
52. Various works
Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758
The distinguishing marks
Dickinson, Jonathan, 1688-1747
A display of God's special grace
Presbyterian Church in the USA, New Brunswick Presbytery
A declaration of the Presbytery if New Brunswick
Kinnersley, Ebenezer, 1711-1778
A letter to the reverend the ministers of the Baptist congregations
Tennent, Gilbert, 1703-1764
Love to Christ a necessary qualification in order to feed his sheep
Blair, Samuel, 1712-1751
A vindication of the brethren who were unjustly and illegally cast out
Een Liefhebber der waarheid
A short direction for an unregenerate sinner, shewing how he may come to Christ
Tennent, Gilbert, 1703-1764
The Necessity of Studying to be Quiet, and Doing Our Own Business
Blair, Samuel, 1712-1751
A perswasive to repentance
Wigglesworth, Edward, ca. 1693-1765
The sovereignty of God in the exercises
53. Burroughs, Jeremiah, 1599-1646 The excellency of a gracious spirit
54. Trapp, John, 1601-1669 God's love-tokens and the afflicted man's lessons
55. Bernard, Richard, 1568-1641 Christian see to thy conscience
56. Powel, Gabriel, 1576-1611 Prodromus. A logicall resolution of the 1st chap. of the epistle of the Apostle Paule vnto the Romanes
57. T J An harbinger for the King of Glory or A tratise [sic] on Luk. 1. 17
58. Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564 A commentarie vpon S. Paules epistles to the Corinthians
59. Durham, James, 1622-1658 The law unsealed or A practical exposition of the 10 Commandments
60. Lockyer, Nicholas, 1611-1685  A divine discovery of sincerity

Lecture notes in Bristol

There are three or four books of lecture notes donated to the Bristol College by Beddome in 1794

1.  See
Reference number: G93A/Ze16
Person as subject:
Title: Notes on Pneumatology lectures ?poss by Bernard Foskett
Dates: c.1739- 1753
Card description: ‘BEDDOME, Benjamin | G93a Z e 16 Pneumatology. Ms. N.d. These may be Beddome’s notes on Foskett’s lectures. 180p [barcode: 14392]’
[Front board] coat of arms of ‘A: Gifford, D.D. of the museum’; pasted slip (printed): ‘LIBRARY Baptist College BRISTOL.’, overwritten in pink pen: ‘Z.e.16’
[fo. ir] [first hand:] B. Beddome Pneumatology [second hand:] may be his writing [stamp:] G 93[A written in pen],  [pencil:] 14392, [red ink:] Z.e.16 [pencil] by Bernard Foskett?
[fos. iv-iiv] [blank]
[fo. 1] Pneumatology | Introduction
[fos. 11v-13v] [blank]
[fos. 14r-18r] [begins in medias res]
[fo. 18r] OF TASTE
[fo. 21v; p. 48] Of Hearing Section 1st
[fo. 29r] Of Touch. Sect: 1st of Heat & Cold
[fo. 42v] Of Extension
[fo. 67v] Of the Culture of the Senses
[fo. 69r] Of the Senses of Brutes.
[fo. 70r] Of Memory.
[fo. 76r] Of the Imagination
[fo. 80r] Of Reflection
[fo. 80v] Of Taste
[fo. 85v] Of the operations the mind performs with regard to the Sources mentioned.
[fo. 86v] Of Dividing.
[fo. 88r] Of Compounding
[fo. 89r] Of Comparing
[fo. 89v] Of Moral Faculty
[text ends at base of fo. 90r in middle of sentence; fo. 90v blank; back board has ‘1/2’ written in pen]
Extent: 1 vol
Sources of information: Mark Burden

2. See
Reference number: G93A/Ze18
Person as subject:
Title: Institutiones ethicae (John Eames, transcribed Benjamin Beddome?)
Dates: c.1737- 1794
‘This Manuscript written by the Revd. Benj. Beddome when a Pupil of the Revd. Mr Eames by whom it was composed was given by Mr Beddome to the Library belonging to the Educatn. Society for educating Baptist Minrs. in North Street Bristol. ~ 1794.’ [in pencil:] ‘The hymnes at the other end of the Book are the composition of Mr B. Beddome & many of them are inserted in the Evangelical Magazine of 1795 & following years.’
[fo. 1r] ‘Institutiones Ethicae; ex Autoribus praecipué notis transcriptae, ac in usum Juventutis Academicae in Compendium redactae. | Prolegomena De naturâ Ethices, ejusq; Partitione.’
[fo. 5r] ‘Institutiones Ethicae &c: Pars. Ima:’
[fos. 12r-52r] ‘Pars. IIda
[fos. 52v-35v rev.] Hymns.
Extent: 1 vol
Sources of information: Mark Burden

3. See
Reference number: G93A/Ze39
Person as subject:
Title: Notes on Pneumatology lectures by Henry Grove [previously thought to be by Bernard Foskett]
Dates: c.1707- 1738
Card description: FOSKETT, BERNARD G93a | Pneumatology. MS. n.d. | Presented by Benjamin Beddome in 1794, and reported to be in Foskett’s own hand. [barcode: 14414]’
[Front board] [red ink:] Z.e.39 [second hand in blank ink:] This Manuscript | written by | the Revd. Bernard Foskett | then Pastor of the Church | in Broadmead | & Tutor of | the Baptist Academy, | was given to the | Baptist Library | belonging to the Education | Society | by the Revd. Benj. Beddome | of | Bourton on the Water | 1794. [pencil:] 14414 [stamp:] G 93[A written in pen] [purple stamp, crossed through in black ink:] 88d
Contents [see back of volume]
[p. 1] The Introduction What a Spirit is three Kinds of Spirits making the Scale of Being & why We should consider our Souls
[p. 2] 3 Uses of Ignorance of our Selves
[p. 3] 4 Uses of the Knowledge of our Souls
[p. 4] 3 Uses of ye Knowledge of Angels & one of the Knowledge of God
[p. 5] Of ye Souls Existence & how We know it
[p. 7] Of the Essence of the Soul
[p. 9] 3 Reasons why Thinking is not the Essence of the Soul
[pp. 11, 20] Mr. Lock’s personal Identity consider’d
[pp. 12, 96] Of the Immateriality of the Soul
[p. 15] Of Thinking
[p. 16] Thinking essential it always thinks
[p. 23] Of Ideas, Sensation & Imagination
[p. 25] The Seat of Ideas in the Mind
[p. 29] The Nature of Ideas
[p. 31] The Original of Ideas
[p. 36] The Faculties of the Soul
[p. 37] Imagination beyond Sense in 3 Things
[p. 39] 3 Reasons for Memory being lodg’d in the Mind how distinguish’d from Imagination
[p. 41] What the Will is &c
[p. 46] Habits Intellectual & moral
[p. 48] Affections or Passions
[p. 51] Three Ranks of them
[p. 54] Benevolence & Malevolence
[p. 55] Complacence & Displicence [sic]
[p. 56] Desire & Aversion
[p. 57] Hope & Fear
[p. 58] Joy & Sorrow
[p. 60] Gratitude & Anger
[p. 62] Of the Ubiety of the Soul
[p. 65] Of the Union between Soul & Body
[p. 71] Of the Original of the Soul
[p. 75] Of the Immortality of the Soul
[p. 85] Of the Seperate [sic] State of the Soul
[p. 90] Is it in this State a pured naked Spt.?
[p. 93] Of the Apparition of Deptd. Souls
[p. 94] Of Seperate [sic] Souls Converse wth each other
[p. 107] Book 2d Of Angels
[p. 111] Of the Distinction of Angels
[p. 116] Of Evil Angels
[p. 119] Of the Residence of evil Angels
[p. 123] Of Temptations Possessions &c
[p. 126] Of Apparitions of the Devil
[p. 129] Of Witches
[p. 136] Of God
[p. 141] A brief Demonstration of the Being & Attributes of God
Extent: 1 vol
Sources of information: Mark Burden

4. See
Reference number: G93A/Zh6
Person as subject:
Title: A brief introduction to Chronology (Bernard Foskett, transcribed Benjamin Beddome?); Institutiones Ethicae (John Eames, transcribed from Benjamin Beddome's MS?)
Dates: c.1740- 1740
[front board] ‘The Gift of the Revd. Benj. Beddome, to the Library in North Street, Bristol, belonging to the Baptist Education Society, 1794.’ Bookplate for the ‘LIBRARY, BAPTIST COLLEGE, BRISTOL.’
[fo. 2r] ‘A brief Introduction to Chronology’
[fo. 63r] ‘We proceed to ye 2d part of Xonology, which considers time in particular, & demonstrates ye Certainty of ye Epocha’s or AEras made use of by Historians & Chronologers, as also explains ye Calendars of several Nations.’
[fo. 78r] ‘Of the most celebrated Epocha’s, mention’d in sacred and profane History.’ Table.
[fos. 83r-89r] ‘Of Numerical Letters, Figures, &c.’
[fos. II.1r-II.4r] ‘Mr Eames’s Institutiones Ethicae copy’d from Mr Beddome’s MS.'
[fo. II.4v-end] Blank.
Extent: 1 vol
Sources of information: Simon Dixon, revised Mark Burden


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41. Sibbes, Richard, 1577-1635 Bowels opened, or, A discovery of the neere and deere love, union and communion betwixt Christ and the Church
42. Various works
Burroughs, Jeremiah, 1599-1646 Sion's joy:A sermon preached to the honourable house of commons 1641
Whitfield, Thomas, Minister
The extent of divine providence (two copies)
Carter, William, 1605-165
Light in darknesse
Wilkinson, Henry, 1610-1675
Babylon's ruine, Jerusalem's Rising
Arrowsmith, John, 1602-1659
A great wonder in heaven
Hughes, George, 1603-1667
Væ-euge-tuba Or The wo-joy-trumpet
Reynolds, Edward, 1599-1676
Israel's petition in time
Reyner, William, d. 1666
Babylon's ruining-earthquake
Cooper, William, minister
Higayon selah. Jerusalem fatal to her assailants
Ford, Simon, 1619?-1699
The great interest of states and kingdoms
43. Reynolds, Edward, 1599-1676 Israel's prayer in time of trouble, with God's gracious answer therunto
44. Prideaux, Humphrey, 1648-1724 The Old and New Testament connected in the history of the Jews and neighbouring nations, from the declension of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah to the time of Christ
45. Grosse, Alexander, 1596?-1654 The buddings and blossomings of old truths or Severall practicall points of divinity
46.  Robertson, William, d. 16?? Igeret HaMaskil Iggeret hammashkil
47. Durant, John, 1620- Comfort and counsel for dejected souls or a treatise concerning spiritual dejection
48.  Buckler, Edward, 1610-1706 God all in all or The happiness of the saints
49.  Wolseley, Charles, Sir, The reasonableness of Scripture
50. Several works by Baptists
B. R.
A sermon preached at the merchants lecture at Pinner's Hall
Danvers, Henry, d. 1687
A rejoynder to Mr Wills his Vindiciae where the antiquity of believers and novelty of infant baptism ...
Knollys, Hanserd, 1599?-1691
The Baptists answer to Mr O. Wills, his appeal against Mr. H. Danvers
Elliott, Edward
The Sabbatarian's opinion of the religious observation of the first day of the week
Plain Scripture-proof, that the Christian Church Is Under No Obligation to Keep Any of the Jewish Sabbaths
Harrison, Edward (Baptist preacher)
The properties and portion of the righteous and the wicked. Represented to a congregation in London from Psal. XVII. 15... or the substance of the last sermons preached

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31.  Westminster Confession of Faith
32. Jacombe, Thomas, 1622-1687 Several sermons preach'd on the whole eighth chapter of the Epistle to the Romans
33. Weemes, John, 1579?-1636
Exercitations divine: containing diverse questions and solutions for the right understanding of the Scriptures
A treatise of the foure degenerate sonnes, viz. the atheist the magician the idolater and the Jew
34. Weemes, John, 1579?-1636 The workes of Mr John Weemes of Lathocker in Scotland, in four volumes
35. Oldfield, Joshua, 1656-1729
An essay towards the improvement of reason
Lawson, George, d. 1678
Theo-politica: or, A body of divinity containing the rules of the special government of God …
36. Owen, John 1616-1683
Certain treatises
Another work
The duty of pastors and people
37. ???
38.  Various works
An account of the conduct of the Roman-Catholick clergy and zealots of France, from …
The Life, Character & Death of the Most Illustrious Pattern of Female Vertue (Lady Jane Gray)
Collins, Anthony, 1676-1729
Priestcraft in perfection Or, A Detection of the Fraud of Inserting & Continuing this Clause …
England and Wales. Privy The several declarations
La Pilonniere, Francois de An answer to the Reverend Dr. Snape's Accusation
A sermon preach'd before the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor, &c
White, John, 1590-1645 A new-year's gift for the high-church clergy
Boyer, Abel, 1667-1729;  Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731;  Baker, John, active 1680-1717;  Warner, Thomas, c 1734 The Political state of Great Britain ...
Vicars, John, 1579 or 80-1652 A brief review of the most material Parliamentary proceedings of this present Parliament
England and Wales. Parliament The answer of the Parliament
39. Denham, Henry, -1589?;  Gilby, Anthony, app 1510-1585
The Psalmes of David, truly opened and explained by paraphrasis
40. Watson, Thomas The beatitudes: or a discourse upon part of Christs famous Sermon on the mount


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21. Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662 Thoughts on religion, and other subjects
22. Ewer, Samuel, d 1708 An answer to Mr Edward Hitchin's book, intituled, The infants cause pleaded, clear'd, &c.
23. Edwards, John, 1637-1716 A free discourse concerning truth and error, especially in matters of religion
24. Eaton, John, 1574 or 1575-1641 The honey-comb of free justification by Christ alone
25. Teelmannus, Henricus d 1688  Henrici Teelmanni viri desideratissimi
26. Maresius, Samuel, 1599-1673 Collegium theologicum; sive Breve systema breve universae theologiae
27. Boys, John, 1571-1625, four books An exposition of the dominical Epistles and Gospels, used in our English liturgy (three volumes) The autumn part from the twelfth Sunday after Trinity, to the last in the whole year
28. Gilpin, Richard, 1625-1700 Daemonologia sacra or A treatise of Satan's temptations
29. Various sermons, 22 in all
Vincent, Nathanael, 1639?-1697 The saints triumph over the last enemy ... funeral … James Janeway
Owen, John, 1616-1683 The church of Rome, no safe guide
Cruso, Timothy, 1656?-1697 The period of human life determined by the divine will … funeral … Henry Brownsword
Cruso The mighty wonders of a merciful providence
Cruso The churches plea for the divine presence to prosper human force
Mead, Matthew, 1630?-1699 The vision of the wheels seen by the prophet Ezekiel
Mead Two sticks made one or The excellency of unity
Mead A funeral sermon preached upon the sad occasion of the death of … Thomas Rosewell
Mead Comfort in death. A funeral sermon preach'd upon the death of Mr Timothy Cruso
Shower, John, 1657-1715 No peace to the wicked
Shower A thanksgiving sermon
Mayo, Richard, 1631?-1695 The cause and cure of strife and divisions
Slater, Samuel, -1704 A funeral sermon occasioned by the death of Mr. William Rathband
Bates, William, 1625-1699 A sermon preached upon the much lamented death of … Queen Mary
Piggott, John A good king and his people, the special care of heaven
Norris, Richard, active 1702-1704 A sermon preached on the death and funeral of ... William III
Glascock, Francis, 1649 or 1650-1707 A sermon upon Rev Ch V. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Tong, William, 1662-1727 A funeral sermon, upon occasion of the death of Mrs. Ann Warner, late wife of Mr. John Warner, and daughter to the Rev Mr. Shower.
Tong A funeral sermon ... death of the Reverend Mr. Samuel Slater
Stennett, Joseph, 1663-1713 A sermon preach'd on Thursday the 7th of September 1704
Stennett A sermon preach'd on Thursday the 27th of June 1706
Earle, Jabez, 1676?-1768 Hearing without doing, not sufficient to salvation
30. Bailey, N (Nathan), d 1742 An universal etymological English dictionary


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11. Watson, Thomas d 1686, four books
The Holy Eucharist or The mystery of the Lord's Supper, briefly explained; A divine cordial; Paramythion or A word of comfort for the Church of God; A plea for alms.
12. Case, Thomas, 1598-1682, three books
God's waiting to be gracious to his people, Two sermons lately preached at Westminster, before … the … House of Commons; God's rising, his enemies scattering; Jehoshaphat's caveat to his Judges
13. Ball, John 1585-1640 A treatise of the covenant of grace
14. Ames Conscience with the power and cases thereof
15. Case Mount Pisgah or A prospect of heaven
16. Burroughs his ninth,, tenth and eleventh books
17. Edwards, Thomas 1599-1647 The paraselene dismantled of her cloud or Baxterianism barefac'd
18. Various sermons, 18 in all:
Marshall, Stephen, 1594?-1655 A sermon of the baptizing of infants
Greenhill, William, 1591-1671 Axinē pros tēn rizan. The axe at the root
Calamy, Edmund, 1600-1666 England's antidote, against the plague of civil war
Arrowsmith, John, 1602-1659. The covenant-avenging sword brandished
Spurstowe, William, 1605?-1666 England's Eminent Judgments, Caused by the Abuse of God's Eminent Mercies
Bond, John, 1612-1676 Eshcol or Grapes Among Thorns
Newton, George, 1602-1681 Man's wrath and Gods praise Thanks-giving sermon
Pickering, Benjamin A firebrand pluckt out of the burning
Owen, John, 1616-1683 A sermon preached to the Parliament
Vines, Richard, 1600?-1655/6 The impostures of seducing teachers discovered
Carter, William, 1605-1658 Israel's peace with God …
Bridge, William, 1600 /1601-1671 Christ's coming opened in a sermon before the ... Commons
Marshall, Stephen, 1594?-1655 A sacred panegyrick, or, a sermon of thanks-giving
Mewe, William, ca. 1603-1669 The robbing and spoiling of Jacob and Israel
Owen, John, 1616-1683 God's presence with a people the spring of their prosperity
Hall, Henry, BD Heaven ravished, or, A Glorious Prize, achieved by an Heroical Enterprise
Jenkyn, William, 1613-1685 The policy of princes in subjection to the Son
Vines, Richard, 1600?-1655/6 Magnalia dei ab aquilone set forth
19. Veil, Charles Marie de 1630-1685 A literal explanation of the Acts of the Holy Apostles
20. Three works
Johnston, Thomas Christ's watch-word
Carpenter , Richard 1575-1627 The conscionable Christian
Taylor, Thomas 1576-1632 A heavenly voice, calling all Gods people out of Romish Babylon and An everlasting record of the utter ruin of Romish Amalek