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Newton, John, (1725-1807), sailor, Anglican clergyman, hymn-writer and poet

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Surname: Newton
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1725-1807
Biography: ODNB link for Newton, John (1725-1807) Clergyman and Poet
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P133796 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P21160 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for John Newton
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
corresp and papers
Lambeth Palace Library
See HMC Papers of British churchmen 1780-1940, 1987
addnl corresp and papers
Lambeth Palace Library
See Annual Return 1995
letters (121) to him
Lambeth Palace Library
See Friends of the National Libraries minutes 2/5/95
corresp, notebooks and papers
Cowper Memorial Library
NRA 10540 Cowper Museum

See HMC Papers of British churchmen 1780-1940, 1987
1763-1801: corresp rel to the history of the Church of England, MSS of hymns (3 items) and notebook
Princeton University Library
1774-76: letters from wife, sermon notes
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 2694 Venn

See HMC Papers of British churchmen 1780-1940, 1987
1750-54: log as master of a slaver
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Guide vol 2
1779-80: letters
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
1800: MS memoir of William Cowper
McMaster University Library
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories, suppl 1981-82
corresp with William Bull
Lambeth Palace Library
See Annual Report 1989 p2
1772-78: corresp with John Thornton
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 30090
1785-1803: corresp with William Wilberforce
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 7132 Wilberforce
1750-60: letters to David Jennings
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 18455
1767-81: letters to W Cowper
British Library, Manuscript Collections
c1795: manuscript poem
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 2015