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Vols. 1-2 (of 7) of a Typescript Copy of John Hely-Hutchinson's 'An essay towards a history of Trinity College, Dublin' to 1730

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Vols. 1-2 (of 7) of a typescript copy of John Hely-Hutchinson's 'An essay towards a history of Trinity College, Dublin' to 1730. The original manuscript, parts of which were burnt in 1916, is in Trinity College, Dublin.

Dates

  • [17--]

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Ireland c. 3].
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MSS. Top. Ireland c. 3-4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13012

Biographical / Historical

John Hely-Hutchinson (1724-94) was a lawyer, statesman and antiquary. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he graduated B.A. in 1744, and was called to the Irish bar in 1748. He was the son of Francis Hely of Gortroe, County Cork, and Prudence Earbery; in 1751 he married Christiana, daughter of Abraham Nixon of Money, County Wicklow, niece and heiress of Richard Hutchinson, esq., of Knocklofty, County Tipperary, whose name he thereupon adopted. In 1759 he became the MP for the borough of Lanesborough; but disposed of his seat after the dissolution of Parliament on the death of George II. From 1761 to 1790 he sat as member for the city of Cork. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further details.

Custodial History

Owned by Sir John Mahaffy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, Henry Sotheran, cat. 814 (1929), 1754.
Title
Vols. 1-2 (of 7) of a Typescript Copy of John Hely-Hutchinson's 'An essay towards a history of Trinity College, Dublin' to 1730
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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