William Hawes d.1721?
William HAWES d.1721
Hawes was a Gentleman of Covent Garden, London.
Hawes' books were not mentioned in his will, and were sold by retail sale in London beginning 26 October 1720. Advertisements in the Daily Post described the sale as 'Consisting of Divinity, History, Law, Physick, Mathematicks, Voyages, Travels &c. being in most Arts and Languages, Faculties and Sciences, chiefly gilt back or letter'd. With a curious collection of Bibles and Common-Prayers, and Books of Cuts'.
- Alston, R. C. Inventory of sale catalogues ... 1676-1800, St Philip, 2010.
- Bibliotheca Hawaniana: a catalogue of the libraries of Mr. Hawes of Covent Garden, Gent. and a Reverend divine, deceased, [London, 1720].
- Will of William Hawes, Gentleman of Saint Paul Covent Garden, The National Archives PROB 11/579/419