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Category: Literature
Reference No: 7849
Status: Available
Price: £20.00
  Thomas Hughes

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English author, lawyer and member of Parliament.

Hughes is most famous for his novel Tom Brown's School Days (1857), based on his experiences at Rugby School under Dr Arnold. It had a lesser-known sequel, Tom Brown at Oxford (1861).

He was an active social reformer and was elected to Parliament as a Liberal for Lambeth (1865–68), and for Frome (1868–74).

Hughes was an active judge on the Chester circuit later in life.

This is a very fine signature in ink on
3" x 1" piece cut from the bottom of a letter and laid down. In good condition.