Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Huhn to Humboldt. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40590
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1815-1916. (Creation)

Extents

  • 121 Leaves (Whole)

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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1590

  • Scope and Contents

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

    Huhn, Arthur Ernst von.

    Letter, ?1886, of an unknown correspondent possibly to Sir Theodore Martin regarding a translation of a work of Arthur Ernst von Huhn. Folios 1-2.

    Huish, Marcus Bourne.

    Letters, 1892, 1899-1900, 1902, 1904-1906 and undated, of Marcus Bourne Huish to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Alexander Henry Hallam Murray. Folios 3-31.

    Folio 15. Annotated list, 1899, of periodicals that could be sent ‘Greek terra-cotta statuettes’ by Marcus Bourne Huish for review. Sent as an enclosure of letter, 1899, of Marcus Bourne Huish to John Murray IV, folios 13-14.

    Huish, Robert.

    Letters, 1833 and 1838, of Robert Huish to John Murray III. Folios 32-40.

    Hulbert, Wilfred Henry.

    Letter, 1905, of Wilfred Henry Hulbert to John Murray IV. Folios 41-42.

    Hull, Edward.

    Letters and telegram, 1859, 1872, 1884 and 1895, of Edward Hull to John Murray III and John Murray IV. Folios 43-55.

    Hull, Hugh Munro.

    Letter, 1860, of Hugh Munro Hull to John Murray III. Folios 56-58.

    Folio 58. Press cutting, ?1860, announcing forthcoming works by Hugh Munro Hull. Sent as an enclosure of letter, 1860, of Hugh Munro Hull to John Murray III, folios 56-57.

    Hull, John Dawson.

    Letters, 1871 and 1880, of John Dawson Hull to John Murray III. Folios 59-65.

    Folio 65. Letter, 1880, of John Murray III to John Dawson Hull. Returned as an enclosure of letter, 1880, of John Dawson Hull to John Murray III, folios 63-64.

    Hulme, Francis Philips.

    Letters, 1827-1828, of Francis Philips Hulme to John Murray II. Folios 66-73.

    Hulme, Frederick Edward.

    Letter, 1907, of Frederick Edward Hulme to John Murray IV. Folios 74-75.

    Humberstone, Thomas Lloyd.

    Letters, 1906 and 1916, of Thomas Lloyd Humberstone to John Murray IV. Folios 76-90.

    Folios 78-79. Circular, 1906, advertising ‘The Schoolmasters Yearbook and Directory, 1906’. Possibly sent as an enclosure of letter, 1906, of Thomas Lloyd Humberstone to John Murray IV, folios 76-77.

    Humbley, William Wellington Waterloo.

    Letter, 1850, of William Wellington Waterloo Humbley to John Murray III. Folios 91-92.

    Humboldt, Charlotte de.

    Letters, 1827, of Charlotte de Humboldt to John Murray II. Folios 93-96.

    Humboldt, Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von.

    Letters, 1815, 1818, 1821, 1834, 1845-1846, 1848 and undated, of Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt to John Murray II and John Murray III. Folios 97-119.

    Folios 97-98. Letter, 1815, of John Howard Payne to John Murray II. There is an additional note of Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt on f.98.

    Folios 118. Pen and ink portrait, ?1815, of Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt.

    Folio 119. Printed portrait, undated, of Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt.

  • Arrangement

    ii + 119 folios.

  • Language of Materials

    The contents are mostly in English, but some content is in French.

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