White, John. Sermons

Collection History

Please note that as of January 2022, the John White sermons, 1702-1760, and all future digital collections are now hosted on the library's new digital archive.

Rev. John White (1677-1760) originally of Watertown, Massachusetts, graduated from Harvard in 1698. He was ordained in 1703, serving as minister to the First Church of Gloucester, Mass. until his death. He was married three times; his second wife was the widowed Abigail Blake (née Mather), daughter of Rev. Increase Mather. His digitized papers below consist of notes on sermons preached during his time at Gloucester.

The original manuscripts in this collection are owned by our project partners, the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Further information about the collection can be found in the NEHGS catalog.


Digital Materials

Sermon notes, 1702-1760

This volume contains fragmentary notes on sermons preached by Rev. John White in Gloucester, Mass.


Special Thanks

These digital resources have been made possible in part by the Council on Library and Information Resources, through a Digitizing Hidden Collections grant.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this resource do not necessarily represent those of the Council on Library and Information Resources.