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The Resource The life of the Rev. Charles Wesley, M. A. some time student of Christ Church, Oxford : comprising a review of his poetry, sketches of the rise and progress of Methodism, with notices of contemporary events and characters, by Thomas Jackson

The life of the Rev. Charles Wesley, M. A. some time student of Christ Church, Oxford : comprising a review of his poetry, sketches of the rise and progress of Methodism, with notices of contemporary events and characters, by Thomas Jackson

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The life of the Rev. Charles Wesley, M. A. some time student of Christ Church, Oxford : comprising a review of his poetry, sketches of the rise and progress of Methodism, with notices of contemporary events and characters
Title
The life of the Rev. Charles Wesley, M. A. some time student of Christ Church, Oxford
Title remainder
comprising a review of his poetry, sketches of the rise and progress of Methodism, with notices of contemporary events and characters
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by Thomas Jackson
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Author in quotations or text abstracts
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Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
IHT
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1783-1873
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Jackson, Thomas
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portraits
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1608-1674
  • 1812-1887
  • 1842-1928
  • 1785-1861
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  • Mason, John
  • Roche
  • Dean, T. A
  • Milton, John
  • Creamer, David
  • Nutter, Charles S.
  • Nichols, James
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  • Wesley, Charles
  • Wesley, John
  • Methodist Church
  • Methodists
  • Hymn writers
  • Poets, English
  • Religious biography
  • Hymns, English
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The life of the Rev. Charles Wesley, M. A. some time student of Christ Church, Oxford : comprising a review of his poetry, sketches of the rise and progress of Methodism, with notices of contemporary events and characters, by Thomas Jackson
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  • Signatures : v. 1 : [A]8 B-PP8 A8 (-A4) ; v. 2 : [A]8 (-A4) B-OO8 l P1 ; wove paper
  • "Contents" : continuous numbering of chapters in two volumes ; each table of contents lists the chapters contained within that volume, with list of events contained within each chapter -- p.[xi]-xvi, p. [iii]-viii
  • Text of both volumes includes footnotes and references throughout
  • Appendices : v. 2 : Burning of the parsonage-house at Epworth ; The Wellesley family ; The Rev. Samuel Wesley's letter to a curate ; The foundry ; Short account of the death of Hannah Richardson ; The Gwynne family ; Letter of Charles Skelton ; An epistle to the Rev. John Wesley, by Charles Wesley ; On the equality of presbyters and bishops ; Agreement between the Rev. John and Charles Wesley and several of the preachers, with an engraving ; Hymn on friendship.-- p. 493-578
  • Printer's colophon : included in both volumes : "London. Printed by James Nichols, Hoxton-Square." -- p. 592, p. 578 ; "Roche, printer, 25, Hoxton Square, London [for printed advertisements in back of v. 1) -- p. 8 at back of book
  • Frontispiece : engraved portrait of Charles Wesley with signature of C. Wesley below (facsimile) : "From an original painting in the possession of the family" ; "Engraved by T. A. Dean" -- front flyleaf, v. 1
  • Facsimile : "Agreement between the Rev. John and Charles Wesley and several of the preachers : "The annexed document is a fac-simile of an agreement between the parties whose names it bears. The handwriting is that of Mr. John Wesley. It is a fine illustration of the spirit of those blessed men whom the God of all grace employed as a means of reviving religion in these lands and is worthy of being preserved for the moral benefit of Christians in general, and especially of those who are united together in the holy ministry." -- singlet placed between p. 576 and 577, v. 2
  • Preface : "More than fifty years have passed away since the eminent man whose personal history is traced in these volumes finished his ministry and his life ... [and] no previous attempt has been made to give a complete view of his character and eventful career, distinguished as he was by his fidelity and zeal, and still more by his poetic talent ... the author has used his best endeavor to place with the public a comprehensive and faithful record of one of the most remarkable men the world has ever seen ... the design of the writer in compiling these volumes ... is not merely the correction of mistakes on matters of opinion or history, much less the gratification of a vain curiosity ... but the advancement of Christian piety ..." (London, May 21st, 1841) -- p. [iii]-x
  • T.p. quote (both volumes) : "These abilities are the inspired gift of God, rarely bestowed; and are of power to allay the perturbations of the mind, and set the affections in right tune ; to celebrate in glorious and lofty hymns the throne and equipage of God's almightiness, and what He works, and what He suffers to be wrought, with high providence in His church" (Milton)
  • Binding of brown, ribbed linen ; covers stamped with ornamental lozenge and framed by stamped straight rule ; spines with gold stamped title : "Jackson's life of Charles Wesley" and vol. I or Vol. II on each ; "London" in gold at tails ; both volumes with heavy, yellow endpapers
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
2 v. (l,xvi, 592, 8, viii, 578 p.)
Immediate source of acquisition
STH Research copy two: Gift of New England Methodist Historical Society.
Lccn
37009736
Note
  • Inscriptions : v. 1 : "David Creamer. 1843" -- front endpapers ; pencilled notes by C. S. Nutter throughout ; short index in Nutter's hand -- back endpapers ; extensive notes handwritten on three sheets of paper, inserted loosely between pages of v. 1 : related to text and marked with corresponding page numbers ; in addition, many thoughts of Nutter about the works of C. Wesley : v. 2 : "David Creamer. 1843" -- front endpapers ; pencilled notes throughout by C. S. Nutter ; short index with corresponding page numbers -- back endpapers.
  • v. 1 : much of spine lacking ; remaining spine detaching ; foxing throughout ; textblock brittle ; v. 2 : spine lacking all but tail which is detached ; front cover detaching ; minor foxing ; textblock brittle.
Other physical details
port., facs.
System control number
(OCoLC)8586089
Label
The life of the Rev. Charles Wesley, M. A. some time student of Christ Church, Oxford : comprising a review of his poetry, sketches of the rise and progress of Methodism, with notices of contemporary events and characters, by Thomas Jackson
Publication
Note
  • Signatures : v. 1 : [A]8 B-PP8 A8 (-A4) ; v. 2 : [A]8 (-A4) B-OO8 l P1 ; wove paper
  • "Contents" : continuous numbering of chapters in two volumes ; each table of contents lists the chapters contained within that volume, with list of events contained within each chapter -- p.[xi]-xvi, p. [iii]-viii
  • Text of both volumes includes footnotes and references throughout
  • Appendices : v. 2 : Burning of the parsonage-house at Epworth ; The Wellesley family ; The Rev. Samuel Wesley's letter to a curate ; The foundry ; Short account of the death of Hannah Richardson ; The Gwynne family ; Letter of Charles Skelton ; An epistle to the Rev. John Wesley, by Charles Wesley ; On the equality of presbyters and bishops ; Agreement between the Rev. John and Charles Wesley and several of the preachers, with an engraving ; Hymn on friendship.-- p. 493-578
  • Printer's colophon : included in both volumes : "London. Printed by James Nichols, Hoxton-Square." -- p. 592, p. 578 ; "Roche, printer, 25, Hoxton Square, London [for printed advertisements in back of v. 1) -- p. 8 at back of book
  • Frontispiece : engraved portrait of Charles Wesley with signature of C. Wesley below (facsimile) : "From an original painting in the possession of the family" ; "Engraved by T. A. Dean" -- front flyleaf, v. 1
  • Facsimile : "Agreement between the Rev. John and Charles Wesley and several of the preachers : "The annexed document is a fac-simile of an agreement between the parties whose names it bears. The handwriting is that of Mr. John Wesley. It is a fine illustration of the spirit of those blessed men whom the God of all grace employed as a means of reviving religion in these lands and is worthy of being preserved for the moral benefit of Christians in general, and especially of those who are united together in the holy ministry." -- singlet placed between p. 576 and 577, v. 2
  • Preface : "More than fifty years have passed away since the eminent man whose personal history is traced in these volumes finished his ministry and his life ... [and] no previous attempt has been made to give a complete view of his character and eventful career, distinguished as he was by his fidelity and zeal, and still more by his poetic talent ... the author has used his best endeavor to place with the public a comprehensive and faithful record of one of the most remarkable men the world has ever seen ... the design of the writer in compiling these volumes ... is not merely the correction of mistakes on matters of opinion or history, much less the gratification of a vain curiosity ... but the advancement of Christian piety ..." (London, May 21st, 1841) -- p. [iii]-x
  • T.p. quote (both volumes) : "These abilities are the inspired gift of God, rarely bestowed; and are of power to allay the perturbations of the mind, and set the affections in right tune ; to celebrate in glorious and lofty hymns the throne and equipage of God's almightiness, and what He works, and what He suffers to be wrought, with high providence in His church" (Milton)
  • Binding of brown, ribbed linen ; covers stamped with ornamental lozenge and framed by stamped straight rule ; spines with gold stamped title : "Jackson's life of Charles Wesley" and vol. I or Vol. II on each ; "London" in gold at tails ; both volumes with heavy, yellow endpapers
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
2 v. (l,xvi, 592, 8, viii, 578 p.)
Immediate source of acquisition
STH Research copy two: Gift of New England Methodist Historical Society.
Lccn
37009736
Note
  • Inscriptions : v. 1 : "David Creamer. 1843" -- front endpapers ; pencilled notes by C. S. Nutter throughout ; short index in Nutter's hand -- back endpapers ; extensive notes handwritten on three sheets of paper, inserted loosely between pages of v. 1 : related to text and marked with corresponding page numbers ; in addition, many thoughts of Nutter about the works of C. Wesley : v. 2 : "David Creamer. 1843" -- front endpapers ; pencilled notes throughout by C. S. Nutter ; short index with corresponding page numbers -- back endpapers.
  • v. 1 : much of spine lacking ; remaining spine detaching ; foxing throughout ; textblock brittle ; v. 2 : spine lacking all but tail which is detached ; front cover detaching ; minor foxing ; textblock brittle.
Other physical details
port., facs.
System control number
(OCoLC)8586089

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