Correspondence between John Murray II and Archibald Constable and Co., publishers, with related papers. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40242
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • May-August 1807. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 153 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. Copies of letters of Sydney Smith, Francis Jeffrey and Sharon Turner concerning the “Edinburgh Review”, with copies of letters to Longman and Co. concerning the same, are included among the letters. The papers are arranged chronologically.

    1807.

    May: folios 1-39;

    June: folios 40-86;

    July: folios 87-120;

    August: folios 121-153.

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 Proof copy of an apparently unpublished book, "Correspondence [1803-1825] between John Murray, London, and Archibald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

    1242

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