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.
Correspondence between Robert Southey and Grosvenor Charles Bedford, with some other letters, verse, and papers.
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.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
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. 40767-83.Related Units of Description
See also Letters of Robert Southey.
Southey | Robert | 1774-1843 | Poet, Journalist, and Biographer
Bedford | Grosvenor Charles | fl. 1792-1838 | Chief Clerk Audit Office