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Murray, family, of London, publishers


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Archive of John Murray, publishers.

Identifier: MSS.40001-43564
Scope and Contents The John Murray Archive contains the records and associated material of the publishing house of John Murray. John Murray [I], born McMurray, was an Edinburgh-born marine. After moving to London he dropped the 'Mc' from his name and in 1768 established a publishing and bookselling business that would continue until 2002. Seven successive generations of the Murray family headed the publishing business from London, initially from 32 Fleet Street, before moving to 50 Albemarle Street in...
Dates: late 18th century-circa 1930.