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Collection Level Description: Correspondence of Sir John Taylor Coleridge

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 142-3, d. 126-37
Title: Correspondence of Sir John Taylor Coleridge
Dates of Creation: 1685-1874
Extent: 14 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Sir John Taylor Coleridge (1790-1876) was a judge. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Sir John Taylor Coleridge and of members of his family.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The correspondence was given to the Library by the Pilgrim Trust in 1951.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

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. 40943-56.

Publication Note

Much of the family correspondence was used in Bernard Coleridge, 2nd Baron Coleridge, The story of a Devonshire house (London, 1906).

Access Points

Coleridge | John Taylor | 1790-1876 | Sir | Knight and Judge


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