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Murray, John, Sir, Knight (publisher (IV)) (1851-1928)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1851 - 1928

Found in 761 Collections and/or Records:

Letters of Isabella Bishop to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Hallam Murray, with other letters concerning Bishop., 1855-1901.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.42024-42029
Scope and Contents

The letters Isabella Bishop wrote to her publishers concern, principally, the preparation and publication of her travel writings. However, Bishop and John Murray [III] formed a long lasting friendship, so the letters also contain some personal information and some, posted from abroad, have details of her ongoing travels.

Dates: 1855-1901.

Letters of John Murray IV, John Murray V and John Murray VI to Thomas James Wise; with correspondence and newspaper clippings concerning the sale and provenance of Byron manuscripts and other items., 1928-1966.

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Identifier: MS.43503
Scope and Contents This folder contains some correspondence relating to Thomas James Wise and other correspondence relating to the sale and provenance of items by or relating to Lord Byron. The Wise correspondence has been placed chronologically before that relating to the manuscripts and objects of Lord Byron. The latter has been organised by correspondent surname with miscellaneous material placed at the end of the sequence.Draft of a letter of John Murray [IV] to Thomas James Wise. 1928: folio...
Dates: 1928-1966.

Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb to John Murray II., 1813-1815, 1911.

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Identifier: MS.43466
Scope and Contents A letter relating to the letters of Lady Caroline Lamb to John Murray [II] has been placed at the start of the sequence. The rest of the letters have been arranged chronologically. Some of the letters were dated with reference to the website of Professor Paul Douglass, ‘Caro: the Caroline Lamb website’.When first made available for consultation this folder of letters, before it was foliated, included a letter, provisionally dated 1815, of Lady Caroline to John Murray [II]. ...
Dates: 1813-1815, 1911.

Letters of the grandchildren of Lord Byron to John Murray, publishers, relating to the publication of 'Letters and Journals of Lord Byron'., 1869-1904.

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Identifier: MS.43498
Scope and Contents Letters to John Murray III and John Murray IV concerning the publication of 'The Letters and Journals of Lord Byron' of:Lady Anne Blunt, 15th Baroness Wentworth, 1886: folios 1-10. Included is a note on f.8v of John Murray III relating that in June 1886 he presented Lady Anne Blunt with 50 letters of Lord Byron to Augusta Leigh; Ralph Gordon Noel King Milbanke, 2nd Earl of Lovelace, 1869-1887 and 1895-1904: folios 11-122. The letters are signed using the titles of...
Dates: 1869-1904.

Letters of, to or concerning Lord Byron of correspondents with surnames from Gower to Graves; including letters relating to a dedication to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe., 1811-1934.

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Identifier: MS.43428
Scope and Contents The correspondence has been arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent surname. Letters concerning a Lord Byron dedication to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1823-1934, including:letters of Georg Friedrich Benecke probably to Douglas Kinnaird, 1822 and 1826: folios 1-4;manuscript copy of a letter of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to Georg Friedrich Benecke, undated: folios 5-6;letters of Charles James Sterling to Lord Byron, 1823: folios 7-10;...
Dates: 1811-1934.

Letters of various correspondents relating to the separation of Lord and Lady Byron; with some typescript copies of letters relating to the same., 1816-1937, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43522
Scope and Contents The letters in this folder concern the separation of Lord and Lady Byron. The letters have been arranged in three sections: contemporary letters; letters of and to John Murray III and IV concerning the letters relating to the separation of Lord and Lady Byron; and an excerpt and typescript copies of letters concerning the separation of Lord and Lady Byron.Contemporary letters:Letters of Sir Francis Hastings Doyle to John Cam Hobhouse, 1816: folios 1-10;...
Dates: 1816-1937, undated.

Letters of various correspondents to John Murray, publishers, concerning the "Murray Handbooks for Travellers"., 1834-1899, undated.

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Identifier: MS.42613
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged alphabetically by correspondent surname. Letters of multiple or unidentified correspondents have been placed at the end of the sequence.Letters, 1842, 1845-1846. of Sir George Biddell Airy to John Murray II and John Murray III: folios 1-9;Letter, 1843, of Jacob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy to John Murray III: folios 10-11;Letter, 1847, of George Augustus Frederic Cavendish-Bentinck to John Murray III: folios 12-13;...
Dates: 1834-1899, undated.

Letters of William Blackwood and Sons, publishers, to John Murray, publishers., 1833-1918.

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Identifier: MS.40120
Scope and Contents The letters concern the business relations between the houses of Blackwood and Murray, and relate to the period after William Blackwood (1776-1834).The letters are arranged alphabetically by writer, and by date under each writer. Letters signed “William Blackwood and Sons” follow the sequence of named writers.Blackwood, Alexander. Letter, 21 January 1833, to John Murray III. Folios 1A-1B. Letter, 28 March 1835, to John Murray II. Folios...
Dates: 1833-1918.

Letters of William Smith (1813-1893) to John Murray., 1880-1884.

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Identifier: MS.41121
Scope and Contents The letters are to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Robert Cooke. They concern the publication of various works by, and connected with, Smith, and also his editorship of the “Quarterly Review” (1867-1893). The letters are arranged chronologically.1880: folios 1-56;1881: folios 57-113;1882: folios 114-143 [Note 1];1883: folios 144-164 [Notes 2-3];1884: folios 165-202 [Note 4].Notes.[Note 1] Folio 141. A...
Dates: 1880-1884.

Letters of William Smith (1813-1893) to John Murray, publishers., 1870-1879.

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Identifier: MS.41120
Scope and Contents The letters are to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Robert Cooke. They concern the publication of various works by, and connected with, Smith, and also his editorship of the “Quarterly Review” (1867-1893). The letters are arranged chronologically.1870: folios 1-43 [Note 1];1871: folios 44-67;1872: folios 68-100 [Notes 2-4];1873: folios 101-108;1874: folios 109-128;1875: folios 129-142;1876: folios...
Dates: 1870-1879.

Letters of William Smith (1813-1893) to John Murray, publishers., 1885-1890.

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Identifier: MS.41122
Scope and Contents The letters are to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Robert Cooke. They concern the publication of various works by, and connected with, Smith, and also his editorship of the “Quarterly Review” (1867-1893). The letters are arranged chronologically.1885: folios 1-39 [Notes 1-2];1886: folios 40-58;1887: folios 59-81;1888: folios 82-101;1889: folios 102-142 [Note 3];1890: folios 143-201.Notes.[Note...
Dates: 1885-1890.

Letters of William Smith (1813-1893) to John Murray, publishers., 1891-1892.

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Identifier: MS.41123
Scope and Contents The letters are to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Hallam Murray. They concern the publication of various works by, and connected with, Smith, and also his editorship of the “Quarterly Review” (1867-1893). The letters are arranged chronologically.1891: folios 1-101 [Notes 1-4];1892: folios 102-207 [Notes 5-7].Notes.[Note 1] Folios 28-29. Letter, 22 March 1891, of George Marindin to William Smith.[Note 2] Folios 32-33. Letter, 23...
Dates: 1891-1892.

Letters of William Smith (1813-1893) to John Murray, publishers., 1893-1895 and undated (? 1855-? 1893).

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Identifier: MS.41124
Scope and Contents The letters are to John Murray IV and Hallam Murray. They concern the publication of various works by, and connected with, Smith, and also his editorship of the “Quarterly Review” (1867-1893). The letters are arranged chronologically.1893: folios 1-112 [Notes 1-8].Assorted, undated papers of William Smith.Manuscript draft, [? 1855-? 1860], in the hand of ?William Smith, of a ?prospectus for a “New series of school books”. Folio 113.Note, [?...
Dates: 1893-1895 and undated (? 1855-? 1893).

Letters to and concerning George Prothero as editor of the ‘Quarterly Review’ of correspondents with surnames D-G., 1901-1919.

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Identifier: MS.42620
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged alphabetically by correspondent surname.Letters of Albert Venn Dicey to George Prothero, with one letter of Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett also to Prothero, 1908-1915: folios 1-14;Letters of Emile Joseph Dillon to George Prothero, 1908: folios 15-18;Letter of Henry Austin Dobson to George Prothero, 1908: folios 19-20;Letter of Samuel Rolles Driver to George Prothero, undated: folio 21;Letter and...
Dates: 1901-1919.

Letters to Augusta Leigh from various correspondents; with letters of or concerning various members of the Leigh family., 1798-1883, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43483
Scope and Contents The letters of, to and relating to Augusta Leigh has been placed at the start of the sequence. The rest have been ordered by alphabetically by the name of the Leigh family member to which they concern, followed by miscellaneous items.Letters of and to Augusta Leigh with related material:Letter wrapper addressed to Lord Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck possibly in the hand of Augusta Leigh, 1821: folio 1;Letter of George H Gilchrist to Augusta Leigh, 1825:...
Dates: 1798-1883, undated.

Letters to John Murray IV and John Murray V of William John Courthope and Thomas James Wise relating to their research into the poetry and letters of Lord Byron., 1921-1933, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43501
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged by correspondent surname and then chronologically within those sections.Letter of William John Courthope to John Murray IV, 1908: folios 1-10; Letters and notes of Thomas James Wise to John Murray IV and John Murray V, largely relating to a bibliography of Lord Byron of:1921: folios 11-17;1924: folios 18-19;1926 with a copy of a reply of John Murray IV: folios 20-24;1928: folios 25-28;...
Dates: 1921-1933, undated.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, from correspondents with surnames and company names from Arnold, H. to Ashburnham., 1771-1909.

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Identifier: MS.40026
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and, where required, by date under each name. A further correspondent has been added to the end of this sequence. Arnold, Hugh, 1902: folio 1;Arnold, M.M., 1888: folios 2-3;Arnold, Matthew, 1855-1878: folios 4-7;Arnold, Thomas, 1871: folios 8-10; (1)Arnold, William D., 1853: folios 11-12;Arnold, William T., 1881: folios 13-17; (2)Arnot, David, 1814:...
Dates: 1771-1909.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, from correspondents with surnames and company names from Austin, W. to Baber., 1820-1909.

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Identifier: MS.40032
Scope and Contents This manuscript includes letters, 1834-1864 and uncertain date, of Charles Babbage to John Murray II and John Murray III. Some of the letters concern his publications including “On the economy of machinery and manufactures”, “Table of logarithms” and the Ninth Bridgewater Treatise, with mention also of the calculating engine.All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name. Austin, Wiltshire, c1850: folios 1-4;...
Dates: 1820-1909.

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Letters. Correspondence. 753
Postcards. 194
Copies. Derivative objects. 192
Notes. 181
Press cuttings. Information artifacts. 154
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Circulars. Fliers. 76
Telegrams. 65
Advertisements. 64
Proofs. printed matter 57
Envelopes. 55
Memorandums. 54
Drafts. Documents. 53
Visiting cards. 52
Lists. 48
Receipts. Financial records 47
Typescripts. 44
Prospectuses 36
Excerpts. 28
Accounts. 26
Photocopies. 23
Poetry. 23
Estimates. Financial records. 19
Business records. 18
Prospectuses. 18
Business cards. 17
Manuscripts. 16
Receipts. Financial records. 16
Fliers. Printed matter. 15
Pages. 15
Reviews. Document genre 15
Specimens. 15
Photographs. 14
Sketches 14
Proofs. Printed matter. 13
Articles. 11
Letters of recommendation. 11
Outlines. Documents. 11
Pamphlets. 11
Testimonials. 11
Agreements. Legal instruments. 10
Picture postcards. 10
Invitations. 9
Leaflets. 9
Maps. Cartographic materials. 9
Synopses. 9
Title pages. 8
Translations. Documents. 8
Illustrations. Layout features. 7
Offprints. 7
Reports. 7
Transcriptions. Documents. 7
Tables of contents. 6
Title pages 6
Transcripts 6
Circular letters. 5
Financial records. 5
Fragments. 5
Invoices. 5
Prefaces 5
Summaries. 5
Contracts. Agreements. 4
Drawings. Visual works. 4
Duplicates. Copies. 4
Handbills. 4
Legal instruments. 4
Minutes. Administrative records. 4
Portraits 4
Prefaces. 4
Sketches. 4
Calculations. 3
Catalogues. 3
Indentures. Legal Instruments. 3
Page proofs. Proofs (printed matter) 3
Periodicals. 3
Samples 3
Admission tickets. Tickets. 2
Algiers (inhabited place). Africa - Algeria - Alger. Longitude: 3.0000. Latitude: 36.8333. 2
Asia Minor. Asia - Turkey - Asia Minor. General region. Longitude: 35.0000. Latitude: 39.0000. 2
Assignment of copyrights. Legal documents. 2
Assignments. Legal documents. 2
Bills of exchange. 2
Bookplates. 2
Cheques. 2
China. Asia. Nation. Longitude: 105.0000. Latitude: 35.0000. 2
Coats of arms. devices (symbols). 2
Compliments slips. 2
Criticism. 2
Engravings. Prints. 2
Extracts. 2
Figures. Illustrations. 2
Forms. Documents. 2
Impressions. prints. 2
Legal documents. 2
Letter cards. 2
Mediterranean Sea . Sea. Longitude: 30.0000. Latitude: 31.5000. 2
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Obituaries. 2
Opinions. Legal documents. 2
Order forms. 2
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