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Correspondence between Robert Southey and Grosvenor Charles Bedford

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Correspondence between Robert Southey and Grosvenor Charles Bedford, with some other letters, verse, and papers.

Dates

  • 1792-1838

Extent

17 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 22].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 22-27, d. 47-57

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12786

Biographical / Historical

Robert Southey (1774-1843) was a poet, journalist and biographer (details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography). Grosvenor Charles Bedford was Chief Clerk of the Audit Office.

Custodial History

The correspondence was owned by Bedford's great-niece, Mrs Erskine, of Milton Lodge, Gillingham, Dorset.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The correspondence was bought at Sotheby's in 1932.

Related Materials

See also Letters of Robert Southey, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Don. d. 3-5).
Title
Correspondence between Robert Southey and Grosvenor Charles Bedford
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom