Correspondence of Sir John Taylor Coleridge

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 142-3, d. 126-37
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Scope and Content

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

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

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


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other 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.


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