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Murray, John Samuel (publisher (II)) (1778-1843)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1778 - 1843

Found in 833 Collections and/or Records:

Letters concerning the publication of "The Vampyre" by John Polidori., 1819.

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Identifier: MS.42290
Scope and Contents The letters here all relate to the publication of “The Vampyre” by John William Polidori, although it was originally attributed to Lord Byron. The work first appeared in the April 1819 edition of ‘New Monthly Magazine’.Letters of John Cam Hobhouse to John William Polidori, 1819: folios 1-4;Letter of John William Polidori to John Cam Hobhouse, 1819: folios 5-6;Letter of Alaric Alexander Watts to John Murray II, 1819: folios 7-8;Letter of...
Dates: 1819.

Letters, copies of letters and other material relating to James Henry Leigh Hunt; with letters of John Hunt and John Horatio Leigh Hunt., 1816-1843, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43450
Scope and Contents When first made available for consultation this folder of letters, before it was foliated, contained a letter of John Higgs Hunt to John Murray II, dated 1819. This letter has now been moved to Ms.40591 ff.115-116. Part of a letter of Lord Byron to James Henry Leigh Hunt, 1816: folios 1-2;Press cuttings concerning Lord Byron and James Henry Leigh Hunt from the ‘Examiner’ and ‘Literary Gazette’, 1821 and 1828: folios 3-6;Article, ?1930s, entitled 'A...
Dates: 1816-1843, undated.

Letters mainly of Douglas Kinnaird to John Cam Hobhouse and John Murray II., 1816-1828.

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Identifier: MS.43457
Scope and Contents

Letters have been arranged chronologically within each correspondent.

Letters of Douglas James William Kinnaird to John Murray [II], 1816-1828: folios 1-14;

Letters of Douglas James William Kinnaird to John Cam Hobhouse, 1824: 15-22;

Also included is a letter of Henry Brougham to Douglas James William Kinnaird, 1814: folios 23-24.

Dates: 1816-1828.

Letters mostly concerning the death of Lord Byron., 1812-1939, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43531
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged alphabetically by correspondent surname. When first made available for consultation, the letters of Pallegrino Ghigi, at folios 39-40, and Lega Zambelli, at folios 76-77, were housed in Ms.43530, but were moved to the current location during cataloguing.Letter of Thomas Gerrard Barber to John Murray [V] relating to the body of Lord Byron, 1939: folio 1;Letters of Charles Barry to Douglas Kinnaird, John Hanson, and John Cam...
Dates: 1812-1939, undated.

Letters mostly of and to John Cam Hobhouse concerning a statue of Lord Byron., 1824-1845, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43533
Scope and Contents MS.43533 Letters mostly of and to John Cam Hobhouse concerning a statue of Lord Byron, 1824-1845, undated.These letters have been arranged in three sections: (i) Letters to John Cam Hobhouse relating to a statue of Lord Byron and a related pamphlet written by Hobhouse have been organised alphabetically by correspondent surname; (ii) Letters and notes of a sub-committee relating to a statue of Lord Byron (further folios relating to this have been added at folios 289-292 having...
Dates: 1824-1845, undated.

Letters mostly of and to Lord Byron, correspondents with surnames from Bathe to Byrne., 1808-1823.

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Identifier: MS.43408
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged alphabetically by correspondent surname.When first made available for consultation and before foliation, this folder contained letters that have since been moved during the cataloguing process. Letter of Charlotte Byrne (previously misattributed to Lord Byron) is now in Ms.40181 f.152; letter of Constantine Metaxas to Lord Byron is now in Ms.43519 ff.193-194; and partial letter of John Cam Hobhouse to Sir Benjamin Hobhouse is now in Ms.43444...
Dates: 1808-1823.

Letters mostly of Lord Byron to John Murray II., 1811-1813, 1901-1902.

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Identifier: MS.43487
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged in chronological order.Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II, 1811: folios 1-6;Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II, 1812: folios 7-20;Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II, 1813: folios 21-122, with the following included:Copies of 1813 letters of Lord Byron at folios 56-57;Letters of Frank Thomas Sabin to John Murray IV, 1902 at folios 58-59;Copy of an 1813 letter of Lord Byron,...
Dates: 1811-1813, 1901-1902.

Letters mostly to Lord Byron of correspondents with surnames Davenport-Davies; including miscellaneous material concerning the life, letters and works of Scrope Berdmore Davies., 1810-2003.

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Identifier: MS.43423
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged alphabetically by correspondent name and then chronologically, with miscellaneous material ordered at the end of the sequence..Letter of Richard Alfred Davenport to Lord Byron, 1815: folios 1-2;Letters of Margaret Davidson to Lord Byron, 1812-1816: folios 3-6;Letters of Scrope Berdmore Davies to Lord Byron, 1809-1818 and undated: folios 7-32;Letters of Scrope Berdmore Davies to John Murray II, 1836: folios...
Dates: 1810-2003.

Letters of and concerning David Ricardo., 1815-1832.

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Identifier: MS.42529
Scope and Contents Transcriptions of the letters of David Ricardo to John Murray II are included in "The works and correspondence of David Ricardo". The information in square brackets at the end of the following descriptions provides the volume, letter number and page number of the relevant transcription in that work.Folios 1-2 : letter, 12 June 1815, of David Ricardo to John Murray II [Vol. VI, 98, p. 230];folios 3-4 : letter, 2 February 1816, of David Ricardo to John Murray II [Vol....
Dates: 1815-1832.

Letters of and concerning George Crabbe, with a lock of Crabbe`s hair., 1794-1863, 1926.

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Identifier: MS.42066
Scope and Contents Letters of George Crabbe to various recipients :(1) letter, 1794, of George Crabbe to Edmund Cartwright, junior;(2) letters, ? 1813 (WM)-1834, of George Crabbe to John Murray II;(3) letter, 1826, of George Crabbe to his son, George Crabbe;(4) manuscript copy, ?3rd quarter of 19th century, of a letter, 1819, of George Crabbe to ?Henry Colburn. The copy is in the hand of Whitwell Elwin.Letters concerning George Crabbe...
Dates: 1794-1863, 1926.

Letters of and concerning Madame de Stael to John Murray II., 1813-1819, undated.

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Identifier: MS.42560
Scope and Contents The letters of Anne Louise Germaine de Stael-Holstein, Madame de Stael, to John Murray [II] have been arranged in chronological order before related letters of other people.Temporary numbering of the letters has now been replaced by foliation.Letters of Madame de Stael to John Murray [II] including a draft reply and a copy of a letter of General Jean Victor Marie Moreau to his wife, Eugenie, about his injuries at the battle of Dresden, 1813: folios 1-50;...
Dates: 1813-1819, undated.

Letters of and concerning the Duke of Wellington., 1835-1839.

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Identifier: MS.42585
Scope and Contents (1) Letters of Wellington to John Murray II. (i) Note, 6 January 1835 (frank : 7 January 1835), of Wellington to John Murray II stating that he hoped to call on Murray on “Thursday” and that he desired his letters to be kept at Murray’s house. (ii) Letter, 19 January 1837, of Wellington to John Murray II requesting that Murray sends to him “as soon as they are published, the correct report of Sir R. Peel’s speeches at Glasgow”....
Dates: 1835-1839.

Letters of and concerning William Fletcher, valet of Lord Byron., 1811-1837.

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Identifier: MS.43425
Scope and Contents Correspondence of and to William Fletcher has been ordered before those letters concerning him.Letters of Lord Byron to William Fletcher, 1816 and [1823]: folios 1-3;Letters of William Fletcher to Lord Byron, 1810-1811, and 1824: folios 4-9;Letters of William Fletcher to John Cam Hobhouse, 1811, 1824-1825 and 1835: folios 10-19;Letters and a copy of a letter of William Fletcher to Augusta Leigh, 1824, ?1836 and 1837: folios 20-31;...
Dates: 1811-1837.

Letters of and concerning William Wordsworth., 1826-? 1846, 1940.

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Identifier: MS.42588
Scope and Contents Letters to John Murray II. Letter, 4 December 1826 (postmarked, 8 December 1826), of William Wordsworth to John Murray II. Letter, 2 December 1834, of William Wordsworth to John Murray II. Part of a letter, postmarked 9 December 1834, of William Wordsworth to John Murray II. The fragment is of the address of John Murray only. Above the address is an annotation in the hand of John Murray II : "The Poet Wordsworths...
Dates: 1826-? 1846, 1940.

Letters of and to Robert Peel., 1833-1848.

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Identifier: MS.42517
Scope and Contents (1) letters of Robert Peel to John Murray II;(2) manuscript copy of a letter of John Murray II to Robert Peel;(3) manuscript copy of a letter of Robert Peel to John Wilson Croker;(4) letter of Robert Peel to ?John Murray III; and,(5) note in the hand of Robert Peel : "Speech of Sir Robert Peel delivered on Friday the 1st. of March on the first Reading of the Bill for suppressing disturbance in Ireland". The note has an annotation by...
Dates: 1833-1848.

Letters of Caroline Norton to John Murray II., 1834-1843.

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Identifier: MS.42507
Scope and Contents The letters in this folder are all between Caroline Norton, (née Sheridan, later Stirling Maxwell) and John Murray [II]. The letters have been arranged in chronological order.Letters of Caroline Norton to John Murray [II], including an outline of a poem entitle 'The Maiden's Dream' at f.3, 1834: f.1-5;Letters and envelope of Caroline Norton to John Murray [II], with a draft of a letter of John Murray [II] to Caroline Norton at ff.10-11, 1836: folios 6-33;...
Dates: 1834-1843.

Letters of Caroline Norton to John Murray II, with typescript transcriptions of the letters., 1834-1843, ?1974.

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Identifier: MSS.42507-42508
Scope and Contents The letters of Caroline Norton (later Stirling Maxwell) to John Murray [II] mainly concern the publication of her poem, 'A Voice from the Factories'. The letters demonstrate the personality of the author and her distress at public attacks on her character. The contents of the letters also refer to the Infant Custody Bill and 'Don Juan' by Lord Byron. There is also a synopsis of another poem by Norton entitled 'A Maiden's Dream' and a draft of a letter of Murray to Norton.There...
Dates: 1834-1843, ?1974.

Letters of Charles, John and Newton Hanson to various correspondents; with some copies of replies of John Murray II., 1824-1849, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43436
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged alphabetically by correspondent name.Letters of Charles Hanson to John Cam Hobhouse, 1824 and not dated: ff.1-4;Copy of a letter of Charles Hanson to Francis Hodgson, 1824: ff.5-6;Letter of Charles Hanson to John Murray II, 1824: ff.7-8;Letter of John Hanson to Augusta Leigh, 1828: ff.9-10;Letters of John Hanson to John Murray II, 1815, 1829, 1836-39 and not dated: ff.11-29;Letters of...
Dates: 1824-1849, undated.

Letters of correspondents with surnames from Byron, AB to Byron, George; with letters concerning Ada Byron and Allegra Byron., 1781-1825, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43412
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged alphabetically by correspondent surname.Instruction to James Sykes to pay Mary Hillhouse £18 9 shillings, on the account of George Anson Byron, 3 Sep 1789: f.1;Letter of George Anson Byron to James Sykes, not dated [late 18th century]: ff.2-3;Letter of George Anson Byron to Thomas Stilwell, not dated [c.1813]: ff.4-5;Letters of George Anson Byron to Lord Byron, 1811-1815: ff.6-39;Instruction to James...
Dates: 1781-1825, undated.

Letters of Countess Teresa Guiccioli; with corrected proofs of poetry by Lord Byron., 1824-1835, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43429
Scope and Contents The letters have been ordered alphabetically The correspondence has been arranged in alphabetical order by recipient surname. Letters of Countess Teresa Guiccioli to Charles F Barry, 1827: folios 1-2;Letters of Countess Teresa Guiccioli to Lord Byron, undated: folios 3-11 ;Letters of Countess Teresa Guiccioli to Mr and Mrs Capecelatio, undated: folios 12-13; Letters of Countess Teresa Guiccioli to John Cam Hobhouse, 1824: folios...
Dates: 1824-1835, undated.

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Letters. Correspondence. 799
Copies. Derivative objects. 178
Notes. 134
Postcards. 122
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Circulars. Fliers. 72
Advertisements. 55
Drafts. Documents. 49
Visiting cards. 49
Receipts. Financial records 48
Envelopes. 47
Business records. 45
Lists. 42
Typescripts. 38
Accounts. 37
Prospectuses 35
Photocopies. 34
Proofs. printed matter 31
Poetry. 30
Financial records. 25
Memorandums. 25
Excerpts. 23
Telegrams. 23
Inventories. 21
Invoices. 21
Manuscripts. 20
Transcripts 19
Prospectuses. 18
Correspondence. 17
Business cards. 15
Pamphlets. 15
Legal instruments. 14
Estimates. Financial records. 13
Articles. 12
Receipts. Financial records. 12
Agreements. Legal instruments. 11
Bills of exchange. 11
Fliers. Printed matter. 11
Letters of recommendation. 11
Outlines. Documents. 11
Testimonials. 11
Pages. 10
Reviews. Document genre 10
Transcriptions. Documents. 10
Indentures. Legal Instruments. 8
Invitations. 8
Photographs. 8
Proofs. Printed matter. 8
Synopses. 8
Title pages. 8
Translations. Documents. 8
Picture postcards. 7
Specimens. 7
Leaflets. 6
Sketches 6
Summaries. 6
Circular letters. 5
Drawings. Visual works. 5
Fragments. 5
Illustrations. Layout features. 5
Legal documents. 5
Maps. Cartographic materials. 5
Offprints. 5
Portraits 5
Tables of contents. 5
Cheques. 4
Contracts. Agreements. 4
Minutes. Administrative records. 4
Page proofs. Proofs (printed matter) 4
Prefaces 4
Promissory notes 4
Reports. 4
Sketches. 4
Title pages 4
Compliments slips. 3
Criticism. 3
Drafts. Negotiable instruments. 3
Handbills. 3
Labels. Identifying artifacts. 3
Obituaries. 3
Periodicals. 3
Prefaces. 3
Statements. 3
Tables. Documents. 3
Assignment of copyrights. Legal documents. 2
Assignments. Legal documents. 2
Booksellers' catalogues. 2
Calculations. 2
Catalogues. 2
Christmas cards. 2
Coats of arms. devices (symbols). 2
Duplicates. Copies. 2
Engravings. Prints. 2
Exhibition catalogues. 2
Fair copies. 2
Forms. Documents. 2
Manuscript maps. Maps. 2
Memorandums. Legal documents. 2
Notebooks. 2
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