John Wesley’s letters online

One of the best introductions to 18th-century letter writing is that by Frank Baker in Vol. 1 of the edition of John Wesley’s letters. Wesley was a Methodist minister who lived from 1703–1791, and he was a voluminous letter writer. There is a collection of letters from his hand available online called the Letters of John Wesley at Bridwell Library. This is a digital collection which presents 138 letters by Wesley letters, in the form of scans along their transcriptions. According to the website, these transcriptions are fully searchable.

Reference:

Baker, Frank (1980), The Works of John Wesley, Vol. 25, Letters I, 1721-1739, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

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2 Responses to John Wesley’s letters online

  1. Annemiek Korf says:

    Excellent website! Very helpful for my thesis, so thanks for posting the link!

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