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Vansittart, Augustus Arthur, 1824-1882 (scholar)



  • Existence: 1824 - 1882


Augustus Arthur Vansittart (1824-1882) was born on 24 July 1824, the son of General George Henry Vansittart of Bisham Abbey, Berkshire. He attended Eton, before matriculating at Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1843 (B.A., 1847; M.A., 1850), where he became a fellow in 1848. He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1849, and called to the bar in 1852. Vansittart produced a collation of readings of the New Testament. He died in Cambridge on 17 April 1882.

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Augustus Arthur Vansittart: Notes and compositions

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6416-6417
Scope and Contents

Compositions and notes on Aristotle and Plato

Dates: 1845-1847
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