Acknowledgement and hymns
Among the items found in Bristol are a note that reads as follows
Dec 26 1758
Acknowledge the receipt of two
Book (viz:) of Benjamin Beddome
Anti: his of Rome}
Mary was Beddome's sister. Mr Bright was her second husband.
On the reverse of this paper are five hymns not known from elsewhere
Earth's vanities farewell
How greatly honourable Israel was
Nor dark nor clear nor Night nor Day
How excellent thy drawings are
I'm tired of living here below
The book references appear to be to Antiquities of Rome by Basil Kennett first published in 1690 and Daniel Defoe's enormously popular Family Instructor first published in 1715.