Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Hariot Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40108
Level of Description
File
Language
German

Dates

  • 1862-1918. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 224 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    EnglishGerman

  • Scope and Contents

    Letters, 1862-1918, of Hariot Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood to John Murray III, John Murray IV, and Hallam Murray, with related letters and papers. They concern works of hers published by the Murrays, including “Our viceregal life in India: selections from my journal” and “My Canadian journal 1872-8”. Later letters discuss the biography of her husband by Alfred Lyall, and also the impact of the First World War on her family. The letters are arranged in chronological order.

    1862: folios 1-2;

    1865-1867: folios 3-9;

    1884: folios 10-11;

    1889: folios 12-64; (1)

    1890-1894: folios 65-120; (2)

    1898-1899: folios 121-124;

    1902-1905: folios 125-197; (3)

    1907: folio 198;

    1909: folios 199-200;

    1911-1912: folios 201-206;

    1914-1915: folios 207-213;

    1917-1918: folios 214-217;

    1937, copyright receipt: folios 218-219;

    uncertain dates: folios 220-224.

    1. Includes letter, 3 August 1889, of W. Bone and Son to Hallam Murray: folios 36-37;

    memoranda, 8 August and 21 August 1889, of Spottiswoode and Co. to John Murray IV: folios 43 and 50;

    letter, 29 August 1889, of Charles Longman, probably to John Murray IV: folio 52;

    letter, 21 October 1889, of F. Slater of Harper and Brothers, publishers, to John Murray III: folio 56;

    letter, 29 December 1889, of E. von Rozynski to John Murray III: folios 60-61.

    2. Includes letter, 11 January 1890, of E. von Rozynski to John Murray III: folios 65-66;

    memorandum, 2 February 1894, of R.and R. Clark, printers, to Hallam Murray: folio 113;

    letter, 18 June 1894, of J. Henderson to Hariot Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood: folios 116-117.

    3. Includes letter, 12 May 1903, of Adela Tohl to Hariot Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood: folio 133;

    letter, 26 August 1903, of Adela Tohl to John Murray IV: folios 142-143;

    letter, 5 October 1903, of F. Rowan Hamilton to John Murray IV: folios 148-149.

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