Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surname or company name Chambers. Edit


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  • 1813-1925. (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    ii + 145 folios.

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    All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name.

    Chambers, Miss.

    Letter, 1813, of Miss Chambers to John Murray II. Folios 1-2.

    Chambers, Charles Douglas.

    Letters, 1900 and 1902, of Charles Douglas Chambers to John Murray IV. Folios 3-8.

    Chambers, Charles Edward Stuart.

    Letters, 1908, 1910 and 1921, of Charles Edward Stuart Chambers to John Murray IV. Folios 9-14.

    Chambers, Charles Harcourt.

    Letters, 1869, of Charles Harcourt Chambers to John Murray III. Folios 15-18.

    Chambers, Evelyn Mary.

    Letter, 1925, of Evelyn Mary Chambers to John Murray IV. Folios 19-20.

    Chambers, George Frederick.

    Letters and postcards, 1860-1863, 1865, 1869, 1876-1877, 1882, 1885, 1887, 1892-1894, 1896, 1898, 1900-1901 and 1907, of George Frederick Chambers to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Robert Cooke. Folios 21-126.

    Folios 69-70. Two pages of annotated proofs from Chambers’ ‘A practical and conversational dictionary of the English, French, and German languages, in parallel columns, for the use of travellers and students’, published by Murray in 1883.

    Folios 93-96. Printed leaflets advertising works by George Frederick Chambers.

    Chambers, Henrietta Cecilia.

    Letter, 1916, of Henrietta Cecilia Chambers to John Murray IV. Folios 127-129.

    Folio 129. Copy letter, 1916, of John Murray IV to Henrietta Cecilia Chambers.

    Chambers, John.

    Letter, 1835, of John Chambers to John Murray II. Folios 130-131. 

    Chambers, Robert.

    Letters, 1829, 1834, 1854 and 1868 of Robert Chambers to John Murray II and David Smith. Folios 132-140.

    W and R Chambers.

    Letters, 1847, 1857 and 1894, of W and R Chambers to John Murray, publishers. Folios 141-145.

    Folio143. Letter, 1847, of William Somerville Orr to John Murray, publishers.

    Folio 145. Letter, 1894, of Robert Cochrane on behalf of W and R Chambers to John Murray IV.

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