Letters to John May
Letters to John May, mainly from members of the Coleridge family, 1810-1855, including letters from Sir John Taylor Coleridge, 1810-31.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 289].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. lett. c. 289-290, d. 295
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13220
Biographical / Historical
John May (1775-1856) was first Superintendent of the Metropolitan Police.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41344-6.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letters were bought from T.R.G. Lawrence (Crewkerne) in 1970.
- Letters to John May
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description