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Letters written by the rev. Richard Hewitt

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 9
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Thirteen rambling letters written by the rev. Richard Hewitt, an eccentric fellow of Hertford college, Oxford, to the vice-chancellor of the University, 1829-32, chiefly in connexion with a pension from the funds of his (dissolved) college: with a few other papers. There is some curious information about himself and the college.


  • Creation: written in A.D. 1829-1832 by R. Hewitt


26 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 9, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20187


Letters written by the rev. Richard Hewitt, written in A.D. 1829-1832.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Hewitt (fl. 1829-1832) was a fellow of Hertford College, Oxford.

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. V, no. 29790.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by dr. Jackson, rector of Exeter college, on March 15, 1888 (foll. iv-xii, 1, in Jan. 1889), having been part of a mass of papers fouud in an old trunk belonging to dr. Jones in the rector's house.

Physical Facet

On paper


10 3/4 × 9 1/2 in.

Letters written by the rev. Richard Hewitt
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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