Letters to John Murray, publishers, of John Cooke. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40267
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1900-1928. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 209 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    Letters, 1900-1928, of John Cooke to John Murray IV and Hallam Murray, with related letters and papers. They concern a further revision of Shaw’s “History of English literature”, also of the “Handbook for travellers in Ireland”, with mention of “Elementary geography for Irish schools”. There is discussion and advice on educational books for Ireland, and also Cooke’s views on the political situation in Ireland, including during the First World War. The letters are arranged in chronological order.

    1900: folios 1-82; (1)

    1901: folios 83-117; (2)

    1902-1905: folios 118-158;

    1907: folios 159-163;

    1910-1916: folios 164-190;

    1919: folios 191-195; (3)

    1920-1921: folios 196-199;

    1927-1928: folios 200-203;

    uncertain dates: folios 204-209.

    1. Includes letter, 9 February 1900, of Thomas Brady to George Salmon: folios 28-29;

    postcard, 25 July 1900, of John Cooke to C. Lawrence: folio 64;

    copy of letter, 10 November 1900, of John Cooke to Thomas Finlay: folios 75-76.

    2. Includes letter, 7 February 1901, of Thomas Finlay to John Cooke: folios 85-86;

    letter, 7 March 1901, of Mary Bellingham Todd to John Cooke: folios 89-90.

    3. Includes memorandum, 30 May 1919, of F. Boyd to Mr. Moore: folio 193.

  • Other Finding Aids

    "Mr. Moore", recipient of memo of F. Boyd, folio 193 - forename not traced, not indexed.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1267

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