Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Elizabeth Harcourt. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40520
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1889-1904. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 114 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    Letters, 1889-1904, of Elizabeth Harcourt to John Murray IV, with related letters and papers. They concern the publication of “The correspondence of John Lothrop Motley” and matters arising from it, including copyright issues, translation rights and the role of Harper and Brothers in the American edition. The letters are arranged in chronological order.

    1889: folios 1-84; (1)

    1891: folios 85-86;

    1894-1898: folios 87-95;

    1900-1901: folios 96-100;

    1903-1904: folios 101-106;

    uncertain dates: folios 107-114.

    1. Includes written opinion, 5 January 1889, of Alfred Dunham on copyright issues: folios 1-2;

    letter, 8 February 1889, of James Osgood to John Murray IV: folio 19;

    copy of extract of letter, 26 January 1889, of Harper and Brothers, publishers, to J.L. Stackpole: folio 20;

    letter, 12 February 1889, of Edward Clowes to John Murray ?IV: folios 24-25;

    letter, mid February 1889, of Susan St John-Mildmay to John Murray ?IV: folios 35-36;

    three letters, 18 and mid February 1889, of Ponsonby Ogle to John Murray IV: folios 37-42;

    letter, 19 February 1889, of Edward Clowes to John Murray IV: folios 43-44;

    letters, 11 March and 27 April 1889, of Harper and Brothers, publishers, to John Murray III: folios 55-56 and 66-67.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1520

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