Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Philip Stanhope (1805-1875). Edit

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Component Unique Identifier
MS.41147
Level of Description
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Language
English

Dates

  • 1861-1869. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 172 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    Letters, 1861-1869, of Philip Stanhope to John Murray III, with related letters and papers. They concern works of his published by Murray, including “Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt”, “Miscellanies”, and “History of England comprising the reign of Queen Anne until the peace of Utrecht”. He advises on Murray travel handbooks, and there is also some discussion of politics, and of his reading, with comments on manuscripts and papers sent to him for criticism. The letters are arranged in chronological order.

    1861: folios 1-28;

    1862: folios 29-70; (1)

    1863-1864: folios 71-101; (2)

    1865-1866: folios 102-123;

    1867-1868: folios 124-158;

    1869: folios 159-172.

    1. Includes letter, 8 March 1862, of [Edmund] Sydney Williams to Philip Stanhope,

    and copy of reply: folios 31-32 and 33-34.

    2. Includes letter, 17 January 1863, of John Jones to Philip Stanhope: folio 76;

    note, 22 October 1864, of John Murray III to William Macpherson: folio 95.

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