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Foster, James (1697-1753), preacher and General Baptist minister

Leslie Stephen and Jim Benedict

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9958

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Foster, James (1697-1753), preacher and General Baptist minister, was born at Exeter on 16 September 1697 and baptized on the same day at St Mary Major, Exeter, the son of James Foster, a fuller, who had become a dissenter, although he was the son of a clergyman of Kettering, Northamptonshire. ...

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