Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Berens, L. to Berfield. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40089
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1815-1906. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 95 folios.

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Notes

  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    This manuscript includes letters, 1895-1903, of Lewis Berens to John Murray IV. Some of the letters concern his work “Some unrecognised laws of nature”, co-written with Ignatius Singer. There is mention also of his plans to write “Toward the light” and “The digger movement…”. All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name.

    Berens, Lewis, 1895-1903: folios 1-55;

    Berenson, Bernhard, 1893-1902: folios 56-62;

    Berenson, Mary, 1903-1906: 63-65;

    Beresford, Charles, 1919: folio 66;

    Beresford, Ellen, 1919: folio 67;

    Beresford, H, 1815: folios 68-69;

    Beresford, J, 1824: folios 70-71;

    Beresford, Marcus, 1866-1868: folios 72-75; (1)

    Beresford, William C., 1835-1836: folios 76-81; (2)

    Beresford, William M.J., 1854 and uncertain dates: folios 82-91;

    Additions to MS.40089:

    Beresford, Amelia, 1837: folios 92-93;

    Berfield, W.R., 1852: folios 94-95.

    1. Includes letter, 1868, of Marcus Beresford to Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy: folios 74-75.

    2. Includes “Plan of the Battle of Albuera, 1811, drawn by Marshal Lord Beresford” [date of plan uncertain]: folio 79.

  • Other Finding Aids

    Private secretary of William Carr Beresford, writing on his behalf 3 Sept. 1919, not indexed: folio 66.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1089

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