Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Alfred C. Lyall. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40724
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1882-1906. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 186 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    Letters, 1882-1906, of Alfred C. Lyall to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Hallam Murray. They mostly concern works of his published by the Murrays, including the two volumes of “Asiatic studies”, “The rise of the British dominion in India” and “The life of the Marquis of Dufferin and Ava”. The letters are arranged in chronological order.

    1882-1884: folios 1-30; (1)

    1888: folio 31;

    1890-1893: folios 32-61; (2)

    1894-1896: folios 62-92; (3)

    1898-1900: folios 93-122; (4)

    1902-1904: folios 123-162; (5)

    1905-1906: folios 163-186.

    1. Includes letter, 23 October 1883, of Alfred C. Lyall to René de Kerallain: folios 27-28.

    2. Includes letter, 9 August 1892, of Alfred C. Lyall to William Knight: folios 37-38.

    3. Includes memorandum, 30 March 1894, of Edward Stanford and Co., cartographers, to John Murray IV: folio 75.

    4. Includes letter, 29 December 1898, of the Edinburgh Press, printers, to John Murray IV: folios 108-109;

    letter, 27 November 1900, of William Courthope to John Murray IV: folio 121.

    5. Includes letter, 18 August 1904, of Reginald Smith to John Murray IV: folio 155.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1724

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