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List of books given by Edward Moseley to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
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1725
Volume 02, Pages 583-585

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[From North Carolina Letter Book of S. P. G.]
A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS HUMBLY PRESENTED BY EDWd MOSELEY ESQr TO THE HONble & MOST AUGUST SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE GOSPEL IN FOREIGN PARTS, TOWARDS A PROVINCIAL LIBRARY TO BE KEPT IN EDENTON, THE METROPOLIS OF NORTH CAROLINA.

FOLIOS
Pools Synopsis Criticorum 5 vol,
T. Augustine Opera 10 vols Col. Agrip 1616
Tanti in quartuor Libios Regum &c
. . . . . . in Jeremiam
. . . . . . in Ezechuelem
Tyntagma Theologia Christianæ
Leigh's Body of Divinity
Deodati's annotations on the holy Bible
Ancient Histories of Eusebius Socrates & Evagrius
Jimson's History of the Church
QUARTOS
Ansr to a Challenge made by a Jesuite
Buridani questione in 8to Libe Col Aristotelis
Prideaux's Fascioulus Controv. Theologicarum
QUARTOS.
Cartwrights Harmonica Evangelica
Notations in Totam. Scrip: Sacram
History of the Church of Great Britian
Billson's true Difference between Xtian subjection &c
Balls Ansr to Canns 2 Treatises
Brickluck's Protestant Evidence
Rainoldi De. Rom: Ecclesia Idolotatria
Pieres Sunier Impleaded
Hemsy, Sac Exercitad Novo Testamentum
Cartwright's Comment in Prov Solomonis
Ushers Brittanicamen Eccles: Antiquitatis
Balls friendly Trial of the grounds of separation
OCTAVOS
Francisco Le Rees Cursus Philos 2 p
Tertia pars Sum Philos & quarta
Piccolominco Universa Philos de Moribus
Da Parci Exercital Philosophicarum
Buxtoy's Lexicon
Dialogue in Ansr to a Papish Catechism
Augustini de Civitate Dei 2 vols
Greek Grammar
Itimedonci De Scripts Dei Verbo &c
Itummis Comment in Evang-Secmat
Eustachio a Sancto Paulo Sum Philos. quadripærtitæ
Scheiblus Libeo Comment Tapicorum
Schickards Host Hebreum
Melanchoris Cronicon Curionis
Calvins Institutio. Christ. Religionis
Davidis Pares Corpus Doct. Christiana
Aristotles Organon
Heckerman's Systima S. S Theologia
OCTAVOS.
—— Systima Logica
Lensdens Clavis Greeca nova Testamenti
Baronij Metaphysica Generalis
Dounams Comment Rami Dialect
Iah. Regio. Comment ac disput sojicarum
Salij Ethica
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Buxtoyi Epit. Grammat Hebræ
Hyselbein's Thearia Logica.
Amesius de Divina Predestinatione.
Baronius Annales Ecclesiastico
Hugo Gertius Defensio fidei Catholicae
Augustini Confessionum
Amesij medulla Theologica
—Rescript Scolastica ad pic Grevinchorij
—Tech no matria
Wendelini Christianae Thedogia
Lactantij Divinarum Institutionem
Pch Cunai de Rep Hebraorum
Hebrew Psalter

In the year 1720 Mr. Edwd Moseley sent a bill of Exchange for 10£ Sterlg to the Secy of the Honble Society drawn by their Missionary The Revd Mr. Urmstone & it was his desire that that sum should be laid out in the following Books and that they should be marked with the impression of the Society's Seal & wrote upon; “To be lent to the Northeast Parish of Chowan & they should be delivered out to the 12 Vestrymen for the use of themselves & Neighbours—viz—

12 Common Prayer Books of about 2/6 each
12 Whole duty of Dan near the same Price
12 Dr. Nicholl's Paraphrase on the Common Prayer
12 Dr. Horneck's Great Law of Consideration

Bishop Beveridges' Sermons of the usefulness of Common Prayer and such like helps.

But my friend receiving no account of what was done in this affair he wrote again to the Secry in April 1723 with a second bill of the Draught. with request to the Secry that the money should be laid out in the books afore mentioned, or such as should be judged most useful. & he also sent a catalogue of such books as he had purchased desiring the

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Honble Society would be pleased to accept of them towards a Provincial Library for the Govt of North Carolina to be kept at Edenton. which is the Metropolis of that Province. But has never to this day had any intelligence from the Secretary of the Society altho' they have had the Revd Mr Newnam their Missry come amongst them since his first letter & their Govr since his last.



Additional Notes for Electronic Version: Researchers can find a corrected version of this list in Stephen B. Weeks' "Libraries and literature in North Carolina in the eighteenth century" pp. 189-191 (1896).