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pographical Dictionary , the : j £ a ~ cyclopedia , Chauffpied , Bqdjc ^ &u ** nor in the life pf Ser ^ elus by ALleworde . " From the interest which we
Unitarians naturally take in every thing relative to the martyr ServetttSj I am nqt without hopes that muck valuable information m $ y be thrown on this subject by some of your readers , and remain , Sir , your constant Reader ,
INDAGATOR . ( There is a . fuH and original account of Servetus , from the pen of a learned Unitarian divine in America , ( the Rev . Frederic Adrian Vanderkemp , an emigrant
from Holland , residing at Oldenbarneveld , State of New York , )* in our fifth volume , in the form of Letters to Dr . Morse ; in the eighth and last of which ( pp . 525— £ 2 Q ) there is an abstract of
the >* Christianismi Restitutio , with a variety of . particulars concoming this curious work , from the JVJ . SS . ( Latin ) of Samuel
Crellius * Should any of our correspondents comply with Indagator ' s wish , they would do well to consult the Letters here referred to . Ed . 1
Sussex , and a native o * Shaftess * bury , Dorset . ' Bu | vhi # account of Mr ., Bristed is erroneous * He was not a native of Shaftesbury , His son , the Rev . Nathaniel Bristed , was the master of a grammar school in that town ; and on his obtaining this appojntment , his father removed from Sussex , and took up his abode with him .
In this situation they continued for some time ; till , in 1766 , the son was elected master of the ce » lebrated grammar school at Sher- * borne , in the same county , found * ed by Edward the Sixtb ^ and tbfc father was elected subnvasler to *
which occasion the family ^ emoy ^ 4 to Sherborne . Alter a few years the father was obliged , vbrough the in firmi ties of age to r ^ sigp , the submastership of the schooHr J * and in 1788 , he died , 4 < hmm old and full of ; 4 ays , " aad , w ^ as buried in the church of Sherborne .
The inscription on his grave-stone is as follows : * Here lieth the body of John Bristed , Clerk , M . A- Rector of St . Ann ' s in Lewes , and of Slaugham , in the county of Sussex . He died January 25 , 1783 . "
It appears that in the t y ^ ar 1743 , Mr- B . published a pamphlet , entitled , "A Discourse qi the Nature and Use of Pjropjiecju By John Bristed > M . A » uRec $ O £ of St .. Peters and St f Mary * ^
Westout , in Lewes , Su ^ s ^ c ^ * line testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy ^ Rev . xix . 2 p . X-QPj " don : printed for Joha i ^ M Pm * A Knapton , at the Crq ^ n in Ludgate Street . M QCCXXli •!•? , ,
In 1760 , ; h ^ ^ lso . fluUis ^ cd , ( without his nara ^)»^* A JL ^ tt ^ lo the Rev . Dr » : Edmwnd JUasv , o <;* Cc ^ ioncd by his discount on lh «
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Account Qf the Rev . J . Bristed * Sir , Dec . 15 , 1813 . ~ In the Qi Brief Account of the Rev . W . Hopkins by the Rev . F . Stone , inserted ip your Repository . No . XCI . ^ ul y , ( Vol . VIII . p * 4 ^ 5 , ) the writer observes , that " Mr . Hopkins introduced him to another Arian , the Rev . Mr- Bristed , rector of Slaugham , ' ¦ ¦ - - ¦ -
? Mr . Vanderkeiiip was a fcorre-• pOQdent of Mr . LiodseyX ; ^ is 1 * 6-nourably mentioned iu Mi % Beisbam ' s Memoirs of Mr , Lindsey * , Ch , IX .
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1814, page 28, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2436/page/28/