St John's College W.33

F. P. B. N. Hutton, Journal. English, 1846-9 (with additions to 1917)

Francis Pierpoint Burton Norman Hutton, of St John's College (1826-84): journal of his life at Cambridge, 1846-9, including an account of a northern tour and a visit to Cambridge Assizes. Heavily illustrated with pen-and-ink sketches, often humorous, of people and views, some water-colours, and further drawings by the Revd Thomas Biddulph Hutton, for whom the diary was apparently written. T. B. Hutton was then working in New Zealand with George Augustus Selwyn, subsequently Bishop of Lichfield. The journal has been annotated, and completed with many heraldic notes and biographical jottings, by Francis's only son Charles Frederick Hutton, of St John's (1857-1931), rector of the College living at Frating, Essex. See The Eagle 39 (1917-18), 1-5.

Manuscript extra information

265x220 mm. 76 fos, unfoliated. Given by F. P. B. N. Hutton to his son, 1879. Presented to the College by Charles Hutton, 1917, and transferred from the Muniment Room to the Library in 1975 (notes inside front cover). Bookplate of Charles Hutton at fo. [ir].

Autograph throughout, in two hands. Paper, with original marbled paper covers. Some of the later pages are held in place by strips of gummed paper.