IBBETSON, JAMES, 1717-1781.
MANUSCRIPT NUMBER 030
EXTENT: .3 cubic ft. (1 bound volume)
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CITATION: James Ibbetson Papers, MSS 030, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.
James Ibbetson, birth date unknown was an Anglican clergyman. He was a Fellow at Exeter College, Oxford and served as Chaplain to the Lord Bishop of Lincoln ca. 1746. In 1768 he was a member of the Corporation for the Relief of the Widows of Clergymen. Between 1768 and 1773 he served as one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Hertford and the Liberty and Borough of St. Alban's. He also served as Rector of Bushey in Hertfordshire, prebendary of Lincoln and Archdeacon of St. Alban's.
The papers of James Ibbetson consist of several works by or of the author
bound into one volume. Included are copies of letters written to
the Earl of Clarendon and the Duke and Duchess of York. The copies, made
by Ibbetson, were given to Lady Hyde. Also included is a published sermon
by Ibbetson titled, " Public Virtue, the Great Cause of the Happiness of
any People," 1746; a Manuscript copy of a letter from the Reverend
Thomas Hayter; pamphlets by Ibbetson entitled "De Miriculis in Ecclesia
Christiana" and "A Plea for the Subscription of the Clergy to the 39 Articles
of Religion," 5th edition 1772. In addition, there is a printed work entitled
"A Letter to a Friend," n.d. which consists of a large folding plan and
printed notices of a legal quarrel involving Dr. Ibbetson and Abraham Cain
in 1772; pamphlets by Ibbetson entitled "A Discourse of Confirmation: Designed
for the Use of such as are to be Confirmed," 1774 and "Plain and Affectionate
Discourses on the Sacrament of the Lords Supper," 1775.