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Coleridge’s Laws

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Barry Hough
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Howard Davis

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1Cover: Detail from Figure 5.

2Frontispiece: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1819) drawn by C. R. Leslie, engraved by H. Meyer, published 1st April 1819 by Henry Colburn [private collection].

31. A view of Valletta from South Street with the Marsamxett or Quarantine Harbour on the left [B. Hough, 2007]. 27

42. San Antonio Palace, now the official residence of the President of Malta, at St Anton, Attard. During the Maltese uprising 1799-1800 Captain Ball used it as his residence. He returned when he became Civil Commissioner in 1802. Coleridge spent much of his time there [B. Hough, 2006]. 28

53. The interior of the President’s Palace, Valletta. It would not have been less opulent when Coleridge resided there [B. Hough, 2007]. 35

64. The Governor’s [Civil Commissioner’s] Palace with the Treasury Building in the background (now the Casino Maltese). Coleridge moved from the Civil Commissioner’s Palace in Valletta to the Treasury in late 1804. Coleridge described his garret room as a ”sky-chamber” with a painting of the four winds on the ceiling ”& the pencil of Blast from each of the curly-wigged Nobodies” CN 2 2370. The room was destroyed by enemy action during the Second World War. Lithograph by C. de Brocktorff [1838] [private collection]. 35

75. Aquatint bearing the inscription: ”To the R.t Hon.ble. Lord Viscount Nelson, K.B. Duke of Bronte &c. &c. &c., This Print of the commencement of the gallant defence, made by His Majesty’s Sloop Arrow of 23 Guns & 132 Men, Richard Budd Vincent Esq.r Commander; and His Maj: Bomb Vessel Acheron of 8 Guns and & 57 Men, Arthur Farquhar Esq.r Com.r against the French Frigate, L’Hortense and L’Incorruptible of 44 Guns & 550 Men each, including troops of the Line, which took place on the Morning of the 4.th of Feb.y 1805, off Cape Palos; for the preservation of a Valuable Convoy is by Permission most humbly Dedicated by his most obliged humble Servant, George Andrews. [&] To the R.t Hon.ble. Lord Viscount Nelson, K.B. Duke of Bronte &c. &c. &c.,” Painted by F. Sartorius. Engraved by J. Jeakes. Published Oct. 21. 1805, by G. Andrews, No. 7, Charing Cross [private collection]. 42

86. Coloured aquatint of the sinking of His Majesty’s Sloop Arrow. Painted by F. Sartorius. Engraved by J. Jeakes. Published Oct. 21. 1805, by G. Andrews, No. 7, Charing Cross [private collection]. 43

97. The Porte des Bombes, a gateway into Floriana and thus into Valletta from the countryside of Malta. Lithograph by C. de Brocktorff [1838] [private collection]. 53

108. St John’s Cathedral, Valletta. Lithograph by C. de Brocktorff [1838] [private collection]. 57

119. The presence of studded wheels on this Calesse suggests that Coleridge’s Bando had not fully succeeded by the late 1830s. Lithograph by C. de Brocktorff [1838] [private collection]. 172

1210. The Avviso of 22nd May 1805 announcing the convictions of Borg, Hasciach and Bonello [B. Hough, 2009]. 213

1311. The letter from the official of the Corte Capitanale which reveals that the Civil Commissioner had instructed the judge to sentence Fortunata Tagliana to exile in Gozo [B. Hough, 2009]. 219

1412. The Naval Arsenal in the Grand Harbour, Valletta. Lithograph by C. de Brocktorff [1838] [private collection]. 264

1513. The Grand Harbour from Valletta towards Fort St Angelo and Vittoriosa. Kalkara creek lies to the left of the Fort whereas Dockyard creek lies to the right. The British naval dockyard first operated from the latter [private collection]. 266

1614. Memorial to Sir Alexander Ball, 1757-1809, Lower Barrakka Gardens, Valletta [B. Hough, 2007]. 361

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