Correspondence, 1803, between John Murray II and Archibald Constable, publisher: and, correspondence, 1804-1805, between John Murray II and Archibald Constable and Co., publishers. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40238
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1803-1805. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 85 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The correspondence concerns the business relations between John Murray II and Archibald Constable and his partners, and includes receipts, invoices and other business papers. The papers are arranged chronologically.

    1803. Correspondence between John Murray II and Archibald Constable. Folios 1-14.

    1804. Letter, 19 October 1804, of Alexander Gibson Hunter to John Murray II. Folios 15-16.

    Fragment of a letter, 29 December 1804, of A. Constable and Co. to John Murray II. Folio 17.

    1805. Correspondence between A. Constable and Co. and John Murray II. Also included is a draft of a letter,12 October 1805

    (folios 31-32) of John Murray II to David Hunter, of Blackness, concerning the apprenticeship of his son, Charles, to Murray.

    Folios 18-85.

  • Bibliography

    MS.23233. Proof copy of an apparently unpublished book, "Correspondence [1803-1825] between John Murray, London, and Archibald

    Constable and A. Constable and Co., Edinburgh". The publication is entirely of transcriptions of the correspondence, with no

    critical apparatus.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1238

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