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Shelfmark W/R-2-18/19
Thomas Townson. Works of the Reverend Thomas Townson ... an account of the author, with an introduction to the Discourses on the Gospels, and a sermon on the quotations in the Old Testament by Ralph Churton. 1810.
Inscription on fourth front free endpaper: In fulfilment of the intentions of Bishop Jebb, to whom this copy of Dr. Towson's works belonged, and who designed it for a critical student of the sacred Volumes, - these volumes, long out of print, are presented to the Rev. Thomas Brockman, Vicar of St. Clement, Sandwich, by his sincere friend Charles Forster, Feb. 1. 1826.
Inscription on front free endpaper: E. Libris T. Brockman. Oct: 1831.
Presentation label on front pastedown: Bequeathed by Rev. T. Brockman, late vicar of Saint Mary, Sandwich.
Presented to the Rev. Thomas Brockman by Charles Forster (1789-1871), Six Preacher and former chaplain to John Jebb (1775-1833), Bishop of Limerick. Forster was the brother-in-law of Benjamin Harrison's wife Isabella.[1]
Part of Brockman's bequest to the Chapter Library.
  1. Derek Ingram Hill, The Six Preachers of Canterbury Cathedral, 1982, p. 95.