Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Barrett to Barrow, F. Edit


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  • 1812-1928. (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 94 folios.

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    This manuscript includes letters, 1899-1828, of J.M. Barrie to John Murray IV, responding to proposals of Murray’s regarding publications and charitable work.

    Also included are letters, 1899-1922, of Sir William Barrett to John Murray IV, concerning his work on “Early chapters in science” and his interest in hypnotism. There are also letters, 1914, of Evan Barron to John Murray IV, seeking publication of his work on the Scottish War of Independence.

    All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name. A further correspondent has been added to the end of the sequence.

    Barrett, Basil, 1812-1814: folios 1-10;

    Barrett, Eaton, 1812-1820 and uncertain date: folios 11-16; (1)

    Barrett, Robert, 1907: folios 17-19;

    Barrett, William, 1899-1922: folios 20-28;

    Barrie, James (J.M.), 1899-1928: folios 29-33;

    Barrington, Emilie, 1910: folios 34-45; (2)

    Barrington, George, 1884: folios 46-47;

    Barrois, Louis-Théophile, 1815-1817: folios 48-51;

    Barron, Eleanor, 1910: folio 52;

    Barron, Evan, 1914: folios 53-62;

    Barrow, Edward, 1834: folios 63-64;

    Barrow, Frances, 1862-1870: folios 65-92;

    Barrington, Charlotte Mary Leycester, ? 1911: folios 93-94.

    1. Includes letter, 1820, of Eaton Barrett to William Gifford: folios 12-13.

    2. Includes letter, [1910], of Eva Napier to John Murray IV: folio 36.

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