John Newton and John Campbell Correspondence, 1789-1802 PDF
- Campbell, John, 1766-1840
- John Newton and John Campbell Correspondence
- 1789-1802 (inclusive)17891802
- 1 linear foot
- Collection Number
- MS010 (collection)
- The collection contains correspondence between John Newton, clergyman and hymn writer ("Amazing Grace"), and John Campbell, philanthropist, author, and traveller. Portions of the letters were published by Campbell in "Letters and conversational remarks, by the late Rev. John Newton, rector of St. Mary Woolnoth, Lombard-street, London: during the last eighteen years of his life." The collection contains 36 letters written by John Newton to John Campbell and copies of seven letters from Newton to recipients other than Campbell. All letters date between 1789 and 1802.
- Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Avenue West
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection contains 36 letters written by John Newton to John Campbell of Edinburgh, Scotland, and seven copies of letters written by Newton to recipients other than Campbell. All letters date between 1789 and 1802. Newton wrote on theological and personal topics and current events. Some of the letters are stamped for postage and have sealing wax residue on them.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Digitized copies of the letters in the collection are available on Digital Commons at SPU: digitalcommons.spu.edu/newton_campbell/.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Personal Names :
- Campbell, John, 1766-1840 (creator)
- Newton, John, 1725-1807 (creator)