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'Collections, manuscript and printed, concerning Robert Stephen Hawker...'

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 16
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'Collections, manuscript and printed, concerning Robert Stephen Hawker, Vicar of Morwenstow, Cornwall, made by Frederick George Lee, Vicar of All Saints', Lambeth, A.D. 1875.'

This is a very complete and noteworthy collection, with an index of original letters, in which are the names of cardinal Newman (one, 12 Mar. 1876), the rev. S. Baring Gould (one, 5 Nov. 1875), and the rev. W. Maskell (seven, 1876), as well as R. S. Hawker himself (twelve, 1865-74).

There are many privately printed pieces, extracts from newspapers, reviews of Lee's Memorials of Hawker (1876), and the like: at fol. 147 is a pedigree of the Hawker family.


  • Creation: Written in about 1860-1875 largely by F. G. Lee


529 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 16

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19029


'Collections, manuscript and printed, concerning Robert Stephen Hawker...'

Biographical / Historical

Frederick George Lee (1832-1902) was a theologian and antiquary.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, no. 31357

Custodial History

With dr. Lee's armorial bookplate.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Bought by the Bodleian 19.11.1892', privately.

Physical Facet

On paper


10 5/8 × 8 1/2 in.

'Collections, manuscript and printed, concerning Robert Stephen Hawker...'
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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