Sermons, numbered between 1 and 464, thought to have been formerly owned by Henry Wellesley, and preached between 1753 and 1812. There are also texts and drafts of Wellesley's Anthologia polyglotta, a Greek anthology published in London in 1849.
Papers of Henry Wellesley
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Administrative / Biographical History
Henry Wellesley (1794-1866) was Principal of New Inn Hall, Oxford, and an art connoisseur. Wellesley also had a talent for languages; he became curator of the Taylor Institution from 1855, and donated his books to the Library. See the Dictionary of National Biography for details.
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Given to the Library ?1866.
Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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