For more on Baxter's autobiography and its historical usefulness, see Gatiss, Lee, The Autobiography of a "Meer Christian": Richard Baxter's Account of the Restoration, UK: Theologian.

For Baxter's involvement in the Great Ejection and the persecution of puritans, see Gatiss, Lee, The Tragedy of 1662: The Ejection and Persecution of the Puritans, Latimer trust, archived from the original on 11 September 2007.

For a small selection of Baxter's hymns, see his Cyberhymnal page.

Grosart, Alexander Balloch (1885). "Baxter, Richard" . In Stephen, Leslie (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. 3. London: Smith, Elder & Co.

Keeble, N. H. "Baxter, Richard (1615–1691)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/1734. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)

For an exploration of some of Baxter's unpublished manuscripts and implications for his legacy see Manuscript and Print in the Late Seventeenth Century: The Case of Morgan Library, MS MA 4431, British Library, MS Egerton 2570, and Richard Baxter's An end of doctrinal controversies (1691)