Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Charles Wilson. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.41291
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1894-1902. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 106 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The letters are to John Murray IV and Hallam Murray. They concern mostly the revised “Handbook for travellers in Constantinople, Brûsa and the Troad” (1893), and the preparation and publication of the “Handbook for travellers in Asia Minor, Transcaucasia, Persia, etc.” (1895), both edited by Charles Wilson.

    The letters are arranged chronologically.

    1894: folios 1-32 [Note 1];

    1895: folios 33-51 [Notes 2-3];

    1896-1899: folios 52-84 [Note 4];

    1900-1902: folios 85-101.

    Related items.

    Outline, ?1893-?1894, by Charles Wilson of the proposed contents of the “New Handbook of Asia Minor” [i.e. “Handbook for travellers in Asia Minor, Transcaucasia, Persia, etc.” (1895)]. Folios 102-103.

    Note, [1895, June or before], by Charles Wilson of an addition to his preface to the “Handbook for travellers in Asia Minor, Transcaucasia, Persia, etc.” (1895). The published preface, which includes the sense of this addition, is dated “June 1895”. Folio 104.

    Press cuttings. Folios 105-106.

    Notes.

    [Note 1.] Folios 13-14. Letter, 8 October 1894, of Susanna Green, English High School for Girls, Constantinople, to Charles Wilson. The letter concerns the “Handbook for travellers in Constantinople, Brûsa and the Troad” (1893).

    [Note 2.] Folio 43. Letter, [1895, before 8 June], of David Hogarth to either John Murray IV or Hallam Murray. The letter had been forwarded to Charles Wilson and it was returned by him as an enclosure to his letter to either John Murray IV or Hallam Murray, 8 June 1895 (folio 42).

    [Note 3.] Folios 50-51. Letter, 27 October 1895, of George H. Pope to John Murray IV concerning errors in the “Handbook for travellers in Asia Minor, Transcaucasia, Persia, etc.” (1895). The letter had been forwarded to Charles Wilson and it was returned by him as an enclosure to his letter to John Murray IV, 1 November 1895 (folios 48-49).

    [Note 4.] Folios 62-63. Letter, 15 June 1897, of Henry Cumberbatch to Charles Wilson. The letter was forwarded as an enclosure to Wilson’s letter to ?Hallam Murray, 11 August 1897 (folios 60-61).

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