BINNEY, Thomas. 11135 Autograph Letter Signed, to B.W.Smith, discussing a preaching engagement. 4 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition, a few small pieces of paper adhering. Walworth, 17 August 1855. “Mr. Bearsall, I suppose, could take my pulpit.” The Rev. Dr. Thomas Binney (1798–1874) was an English Congregationalist divine of the 19th century, popularly known as the ‘Archbishop of Nonconformity’. He was noted for sermons and writings in defence of the principles of Nonconformity, for devotional verse, and for involvement in the cause of anti-slavery.