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Piety the best rule of orthodoxy, or, An essay upon this proposition, that the conduciveness of doctrines to holiness or vice is the best rule for private Christians to judge the truth or falshood of them by in a letter to his honoured friend H.M. by Henry Hesketh
An elegant and learned discourse of the light of nature, with several other treatises: viz. The schmisme. The act of oblivion. The childs returne. The panting soul. Mount Ebal. The white stone. Spiritual opticks. The worth of souls by Nathanael Culverwel
Singing of Psalmes a Gospel-ordinance. Or, A treatise, wherein are handled these foure particulars. 1. Touching the duty it selfe. 2. Touching the matter to be sung. 3. Touching the singers. 4. Touching the manner of singing by John Cotton
A declaration of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament concerning the papers of the Scots commissioners entituled The answer of the commissioners of the kingdom of Scotland to both Houses of Parliament upon the new propositions of peace and the four bills to be sent to His Majesty, and concerning the proceedings of the said commissioners in the Isle of Wight by Great Britain (Parliament)
Vtriusque epistolae divi Petri apostoli explicatio analytica : documentis suis ubique illustrata, & usibus ad singularem pietatis profectum applicata : nec non III. conciones in selectiora quaedam S. Scripturae loca by William Ames
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About meThis collection includes books owned by the three Thomas Shepards, each a minister in early New England.
About my libraryThomas Shepard I left his library in his will to son Thomas, giving him "all my Bookes, manuscripts & paper which last named, viz: bookes, manuscripts & papers, although be propriety of my sonne Thomas yet they shall bee for the use of my wife and my other children." The 1679 inventory lists, as the final item "about two hundred and sixty printed bookes" valued at £100, noting that they are to go to son Thomas.
Real nameThomas Shepard
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