Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Alexander Napier. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40867
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1861-1885. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 170 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    Letters, 1861-1885, of Alexander Napier to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Robert Cooke, and related letters. The letters concern works of Napier’s published by the Murrays, including his translation of the German biography of Lord Byron by Karl Elze, and his editorship of a new edition of Croker’s “The life of Samuel Johnson” by James Boswell. The letters are arranged in chronological order.

    1861: folios 1-2;

    1868: folios 3-6;

    1870-1871: folios 7-58; (1)

    1872-1873: folios 59-121;

    1874-1876: folios 122-159; (2)

    1880-1881: folios 160-166;

    1885: folios 167-170.

    1. Includes copy of letter, 11 July 1871, of Alexander Napier to Ralph Milbanke: folios 26-29.

    2. Includes letter, 20 November 1875, of Augustus Jessopp to Alexander Napier: folios 152-155.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1867

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