Collection Level Description: Letters to John May
Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 289-90, d. 295
Title: Letters to John May
Dates of Creation: 1810-55
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English
John May (1775-1856) was first Superintendent of the Metropolitan Police.
Scope and Content
Letters to John May, mainly from members of the Coleridge family, 1810-55, including letters from Sir John Taylor Coleridge,
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letters were bought from T.R.G. Lawrence (Crewkerne) in 1970.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
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.
Coleridge | Sir | John Taylor | 1790-1876 | Knight and Judge
May | John | 1775-1856 | First Superintendent of the Metropolitan Police
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