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Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 (poet and philosopher)



  • Existence: 1772 - 1834


Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), poet and philosopher, was born at Ottery St Mary, Devon, on 21 October 1772. He was educated at Christ's Hospital, 1782-1790, and attended Jesus College, Cambridge. In 1798 he published, with William Wordsworth, the Lyrical ballads, which included the famous poem 'The rime of the ancient mariner'. He published his autobiography, Biographia literaria, in 1817, and Aids to reflection in 1825. Coleridge died on 25 July 1834.

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Samuel Coleridge: Letter

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8526
Scope and Contents

A letter from Samuel Coleridge to Mr Hunt, bookseller, of Ramsgate, 3 pages and address, the signature of which has been removed. There is an accompanying letter from Thomas James Wise to Geoffrey Keynes, 13 March 1929, 2 pages, authenticating Coleridge's letter.

Dates: 1827
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