"about Sir Hawley Butts I have only to open Burke or Debrett"

Front cover of Debrett's Baronetage (1839)
Public DomainFront cover of Debrett's Baronetage (1839) - Credit: William Courthope
Burke's and Debretts are directories of British peerage and gentry.

'Hawley Butts' appears to be the name of a factory in the North of England, so maybe Sir Hawley Butts was an industrialist?