The Index Rerum was printed by Thomas Bensley of Bolt Court off Fleet Street and the costs were paid by John Augustus Tulk, a founding member of the Swedenborg Society in 1810, indeed the first ever chairman of the Society. Tulk produced the edition from a manuscript copy of Swedenborg’s original that was made at the behest of C F Nordenskjöld and brought to London in 1783. This manuscript copy is in the Society’s archives.
This is an edited transcription of Swedenborg’s second ‘fair copy’ index for Apocalypsis Revelata, which is found in codex 103 of Swedenborg’s original manuscripts housed at the Swedish Royal academy of Sciences. (The ‘rough copy’ draft of an index is from codex 7.)