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George Arnet fonds
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2 items bound together
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George Arnet was appointed as the vicar of The Cathedral Church of All Saints, Northgate, Wakefield , West Yorkshire on 12 May 1729. He resigned from that post in October 1750. Arnet was also the rector at Wheldrake parish and chaplain to the Lord Archbishop of York.
Fonds was acquired from Barry Brown, an Irish book collector, in the late 1960s. As noted on the inside cover of the manuscript, it was once owned by P. Nouaille of St. Johns Sevenoaks.
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The fonds consists of a bound manuscript containing a sermon Arnet preached titled "A sermon, preach'd at Wakefield, at the visitation held there, by the Reverend Mr. Hayter, Archdeacon of York June, 30, 1732". The pages are numbered , 2-56. It is bound together with a letter to Philip Fruchard by Arnet, 12 July 1742, 2 p., introducing the sermon and making note of their friendship. Mr. Fruchard was a London merchant.
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