Letter from William Godwin to [James Justinian Morier]

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Bruce Barker-Benfield. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe.

Department of Special Collections
Contact Information
Search Online Catalogues

Consulting material: To consult archives and manuscripts, a full and unrestricted Bodleian reader's card (Group A) is required. You should apply for your card at the Admissions Office.

Pre-ordering: Before your visit you may order up to ten items by emailing specialcollections.bookings@bodleian.ox.ac.uk. Please be advised that some collection material is held offsite; we advise pre-ordering at least two working days before your visit to ensure material is available on your arrival.

Shelfmark: MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fols. 10-11
Title: Letter from William Godwin to [James Justinian Morier]
Dates of Creation: 14 Jul 1833
Extent: 2 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English


William Godwin (1756 –1836) was an English journalist, political philosopher and novelist.

Scope and Content

Letter from William Godwin to [James Justinian Morier], 14 Jul 1833, concerning Godwin's research for his book Lives of the Necromancers (1834).


fol. 10r

fol. 10v

Related Material

See also the Abinger catalogue of the correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families (MS. Abinger b. 1-6; c. 1-31, 31*, 32-92; d. 1-38; e. 1-69); the Shelley collection of manuscripts and relics (MSS. Shelley c. 1, d. 1-3, e. 1-6; Shelley relics (a)-(g)); and the additional Shelley papers (MSS. Shelley adds. a. 1 (R), b. 1-2, c. 2-16, d. 1-19, e. 1-27, f. 1-5; MSS. Shelley Deeds c. 1-23; Shelley Relics (h)-(j), 1-35).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Second Life Books Inc. (Russell Freedman) of Lanesborough, Mass., 2010

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fol. 10

Access Point(s)

Godwin | William | 1756–1836 | writer

English literature -- 19th century

Transformation from XML (EAD 2.0) to HTML
20 April 2016