John May (1775-1856) was first Superintendent of the Metropolitan Police.
Letters to John May, mainly from members of the Coleridge family, 1810-55, including letters from Sir John Taylor Coleridge, 1810-31.
The letters were bought from T.R.G. Lawrence (Crewkerne) in 1970.Access Conditions
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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