Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Beckett, E to Beechey, H. Edit


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  • 1824-1926. (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    ii + 123 folios.

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    The letters are arranged chronologically under each correspondent.

    Beckett, Edmund.

    Letters, 1881-1887, 1892, 1895-1896, of Edmund Beckett to John Murray III and to John Murray IV. Folios 1-42.

    Folio 22. Copy of a letter, 16 July 1885, of Edmund Beckett to Walter Hook (b ? 1839). The copy was made by Beckett and forwarded by him to John Murray III in his letter of the 16 July 1885 (folios 20-21).

    Beckett, Ernest William.

    Letter, 191?6, of Ernest Beckett probably to John Murray IV. Folios 43-44.

    Beckett, Fanny Catherine.

    Letter, 1887, of Fanny Beckett, “Fanny Grimthorpe”, to John Murray III. Folios 45-46.

    Beckton, Jessie.

    Letter, 1908, of Jessie Beckton to John Murray IV. Folios 47-48.

    Beddard, Frank Evers.

    Letters, 1899-1900, 1902-1903, of Frank Beddard to John Murray IV, to Hallam Murray and to L H Bliss, of John Murray, publishers.

    Folios 49-67.

    Folios 59-60. Letter, 1900, of William Morrison to Frank Beddard.

    Bedford, Edwin Curtis.

    Letters, 1900 and 1917, of Edwin Bedford to John Murray IV. Folios 68-69.

    Bedford, Margaret.

    Letter, 1926, of Margaret Bedford, possibly the wife of Edwin Curtis Bedford, to John Murray IV. Folio 70.

    Bedingfeld, Katherine Gregory Paston-

    Letters, 1913, of Katherine Paston-Bedingfeld to John Murray IV. Folios 71-76.

    Folios 73-74. Letter of introduction, 29 July 1913, of Hubert Jerningham, in favour of his cousin Katherine Paston-Bedingfeld, to John Murray IV. The letter was forwarded as an enclosure to Katherine Paston-Bedingfeld’s letter to John Murray IV of the 31 July [1913] (folios 71-72).

    Bedwell, Cyril Edward Alfred.

    Letters and a postcard, 1908 and 1911, of Cyril Bedwell to John Murray IV. Folios 77-80.

    Beechey, Anne Phyllis.

    Letters, 1828 and 1831, of ‘Ann’ Beechey to John Murray II. Folios 81-84.

    Beechey, Frederick William.

    Letters, 1825, 1828-1830 and 1848, of Frederick Beechey to John Murray II and to John Murray III. Folios 85-101.

    Beechey, Henry William.

    Letters, 1824-1827 and undated, of Henry Beechey to John Murray II. Folios 102-119; undated, folios 120-123.

    Folio 103. Letter, [March 1824], of John Murray II to Henry Beechey.

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    Margaret Bedford has not been indexed.

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