Samuel Howlett d.1671?

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Samuel HOWLETT d.1671?

Biographical Note

Son of Richard Howlett, of Baddow, Essex, clerk. BA St John's College, Cambridge 1664, fellow 1664, MA 1667.


Howlett bequeathed ca.80 volumes to St John’s, mostly in European languages. Around 30 survive in the College Library today, largely in French or Italian. The full extent of his library is not known. Examples: St John's F.13.22, Dd.19.16, and others there.

Characteristic Markings

The books given to St John's were marked with a manuscript donation inscription.