Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Herbert Birks. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40103
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1892-1904. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 102 folios.

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Notes

  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The letters concern mostly the preparation and publication of Herbert Birks’ “The life and correspondence of Thomas Valpy French, first Bishop of Lahore” (1895). The letters are arranged chronologically.

    1892-1893: folios 1-24;

    1894: folios 25-56;

    1895: folios 57-83;

    1896-1899, 1904: folios 84-101.

    Folios 1-2. Letter, 1892, of Herbert Birks to Henry Wace.

    Folios 34-37. Letter, 5 February 1894, of Rowland Prothero to John Murray IV concerning Herbert Birks. The letter was seen by Birks who returned it as an enclosure to his letter to John Murray IV of the 7 February 1894 (folios 32-33).

    Folio 76. Letter, 20 February 1895, of Ernest Ridge to Herbert Birks. The letter was forwarded as an enclosure to Birks’ letter to John Murray IV of the 7 March 1895 (folio 75).

    Other.

    Note, ?1898, of the number of copies of “French’s life” on hand with John Murray, publishers, as of 1898. Folio 102.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1103

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