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  • Collection: The SPG as an Incorporated Company

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A plaque which appears on the building of the former SPG headquarters, in Tufton Street, Westminster.

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The original Royal Charter of Incorporation (1701), along with the royal seal.

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A printed copy of the SPG's charter or incorporation.

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The SPG seal appears in the frontispieces of many early SPG publications.

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In this July 1701 journal entry from the Journal of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (Vol. 1, 1701-1710), the committee discusses the design and commissioning of the SPG seal.

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The first minutes of the SPG committee meetings. The Bishop of London is asked to recommend a missionary for Narragansett. The Governor designate of New Jersey is asked to divide colony into parishes. George Keith is granted £200 per annum travelling…

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Form of Subscription dated 17 Oct. 1702

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'Proposals for propagating the Gospel in all Pagan countries.' The first proposal, published in Gordon's Geographical Grammar, is for raising a fund to train clergy in pagan languages and send them out as missionaries. Supplementary proposals,…

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Duplicate of Order in Council, 25 Apr. 1679, permitting clergy serving as chaplains at sea or in the plantations to retain benefices in England.

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Instructions for the Clergy Employed by the Society (1701/2). This printed pamphlet provides instructions to new SPG missionaries, advising them on their responsibilities and appropriate conduct during their journey to the colonies, and upon arriving…
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