“Voracious Auditor,” Grieving Sermon, 19 September 1689, (Joshua Moodey, minister; Jer 5:3-4)

Description: “Voracious Auditor,” Grieving Sermon, 9 pages. Joshua Moodey (minister) on Jer 5:3-4 Source: [Anonymous,“Voracious auditor”]. Sermons: manuscript, 1689. MS Am 974. Houghton Library, Harvard University. Status: Primary transcription complete. Needs review. . Click here to view side-by-side transcription: Side-by-side … Continue reading

Michael Metcalfe, sermon notebook pages (Houghton Librar

Inside Michael Metcalfe’s notebook you can see that he recorded different kinds of information at different times. Unlike the outside cover, here Metcalfe also records statements of Doctine. Like Richard Russell (see previous gallery), Metcalfe records in both directions of … Continue reading

Daniel Russell, sermon notebook pages (American Antiquarian Society)

Although Daniel Russell records copies of his own sermons in this notebook, the style is common for auditor notes. The oblong format (not unlike the modern reporter’s notebook or steno pad) allows the recorder to go all the way to … Continue reading

Richard and Daniel Russell, sermon notebook comparison (American Antiquarian Society)

These two sermon notebooks of Richard Russell (father) and Daniel Russell (son) are both at the American Antiquarian Society and provide an excellent opportunity for side by side comparison. Looking at the range of physical formats and recording styles used … Continue reading