Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames and company names from Bigge, C. to Billing and Sons, Ltd. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40100
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1829-1923. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    ii + 109 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The letters are arranged chronologically under each correspondent.

    Bigge, Constance.

    Letter, [1916], of Constance Bigge to John Murray IV. Folios 1-2.

    Bigge, George Richard.

    Letters, 1870-1871, 1879-1880 and 1882, of George Bigge to John Murray III. Folios 3-13.

    Bigge, Lewis Amherst Selby.

    Letters, 1889-1890, 1893-1895, 1898-1899, 1901, 1903, 1906, 1909, 1920 and undated, of Lewis Bigge to John Murray III, to John Murray IV and to Hallam Murray. Folios 14-44; undated, folio 45.

    Folios 38-39. Letter, 18 April 1901, of John Cook Wilson to Lewis Selby Bigge. The letter was forwarded as an enclosure to Selby Bigge’s letter to John Murray IV of the 19 April 1901 (folios 36-37).

    Bigge, Matthew R.

    Letters, 1896, 1899, 1901 and undated, of Matthew Bigge to John Murray IV and to Hallam Murray. Also included are miscellaneous papers concerning Bigge. Folios 46-54; undated, folios 55-56.

    Folio 48. Photographic reproduction, [? 1896], of a portrait, [? 1635-? 1637], by Anthony van Dyck of William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury. The photograph was forwarded as an enclosure to Bigge’s letter to John Murray IV of the 22 July 1896 (folios 46-47).

    Miscellaneous papers.

    Printed list, 1892, issued by Matthew Bigge, on behalf of the Old Time Society, Oundle. The list is possibly an advertisement for a series of lectures of antiquarian interest. Folio 57.

    Pencil jottings, undated, that mention Matthew Bigge. Folio 58.

    Bigge, William Egelric.

    Letters, 1882, 1894, 1896 and 1907, of William Bigge to John Murray III, to John Murray IV and to Hallam Murray. Folios 59-68.

    Biggs, Charles Richard Davey.

    Letter, 1895, of Charles Biggs to John Murray IV. Folios 69-70.

    Biggs, Huyshe Wolcott Yeatman-

    Letters, 1896-1897, of Huyshe Yeatman-Biggs to John Murray IV and /or to Hallam Murray. Included is a letter written on behalf of Yeatman-Biggs. Folios 71-78.

    Biggs, James.

    Letters, 1829, of James Biggs to John Murray II. Folios 79-81.

    Bigham, (Charles) Clive.

    Letters, 1921-1923, of John Murray V to Clive Bigham, with related business papers. Folios 82-93.

    Folio 84. “Statement of Mr Murray’s practice in making up accounts to authors for works on which a royalty is paid to the author”, 1921, in respect of Clive Bigham’s “The Prime Minister thro’ two centuries” [i.e. “Prime Ministers of Britain, 1721-1921”].

    Folio 89. “Statement of Mr Murray’s practice in making up accounts to authors for works on which a royalty is paid to the author”, 1923, in respect of Clive Bigham’s “The Chief Ministers of England , 920-1720”. The statement was sent as an enclosure to John Murray V’s letter to Bigham of the 8 January 1923 (folio 88).

    Bigham, John Charles.

    Letter, 1917, of John Bigham probably to John Murray IV. Folios 94-95.

    Bigsby, John Jeremiah.

    Letter, 1849, of John Bigsby to John Murray III. Folio 96.

    Bilbrough, E Ernest.

    Letter, 1885, of E Ernest Bilbrough to John Murray III. Folios 97-98.

    Bille, Torben.

    Letters, 1863-1864, of Torben Bille to John Murrray III. Folios 99-108B.

    Billing and Sons, Ltd.

    Letter, 1911, of Robert Billing, on behalf of Billing and Sons, Ltd., to John Murray IV. Folio 109.

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