Letters of Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet
Letters of Sir Robert Hart, mainly to his wife Hester Jane, with some miscellaneous papers.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 304].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. lett. c. 304, d. 319-327, e. 124-127; Eng. misc. b. 108-109, c. 530, c. 531(R)
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13001
Biographical / Historical
Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet (1835-1911) was inspector general of customs in China. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41359-76.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bought from G. Greer in 1972.
- Letters of Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet
- Emily Tarrant
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