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

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1778 - 1843

Found in 833 Collections and/or Records:

Letters of Edward John Trelawny to various correspondents, with some transcriptions., 1822-1833, 1978.

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Identifier: MS.43509
Scope and Contents The letters in this folder have been arranged alphabetically by correspondent surname. The letters in this folder have all been transcribed in typescript by Paula Feldman. These transcriptions are arranged after the letters to which they relate.Letters of Edward John Trelawny to Lord Byron, 1822-1824: folios 1-23;Typescript transcriptions of the letters of Edward John Trelawny to Lord Byron, 1978: folios 26-45;Letter of Edward John Trelawny to John Cam...
Dates: 1822-1833, 1978.

Letters of Elizabeth Eastlake mostly to John Murray II and to John Murray III., 1840-1893

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.42174-42178
Scope and Contents Elizabeth Eastlake was first published by John Murray in 1841, when 'Residence on the shores of the Baltic' was produced. Her relationship with the publishing house and family of Murray continued until her death. Before her marriage, Eastlake had stayed at the Murray family home in Albemarle Street and she was particularly close to John Murray [III].The correspondence here covers the entire time period of the relationship between Eastlake and the Murrays, from the early days of...
Dates: 1840-1893

Letters of Francis Head mostly to John Murray II and to John Murray III., 1825-1875.

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Identifier: MSS.42278-42283
Scope and Contents

The letters in this sequence are of Sir Francis Bond Head largely to John Murray [II] and John Murray [III]. Over a 50 year period, Bond corresponded with the Murrays about his published works, travels, his life, the 'Quarterly Review', and gives opinions on manuscripts sent to him by Murray for consideration.

Dates: 1825-1875.

Letters of George Borrow to John Murray II and to John Murray III; with letters of Mary Borrow to John Murray III and to Robert Cooke., 1840-? 1860.

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Identifier: MS.42041
Scope and Contents

A bound volume of letters with the spine title, "Letters from George Borrow to John Murray". The letters are arranged chronologically. Those letters that have no date are held after the chronological sequence.

Dates: 1840-? 1860.

Letters of George Borrow to John Murray III and to Robert Cooke; with letters of Mary Borrow to John Murray III. Included are several miscellaneous items concerning George Borrow., 1840-1865, 1951.

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Identifier: MS.42042
Scope and Contents Folios 1-24. Letters, 1842-1865, of George Borrow to John Murray III, with letters of Borrow to Robert Cooke. 25-48. Letters, 1848-1857, of Mary Borrow to John Murray III, with a letter to “Mr. Woodfall”. 49-50. Letter, "Sept. 23d" of William Knapp to John Murray III. 51-52. Letter, 1840, of John ?Stouring to John Murray ?II. 53-54. Manuscript inventory of the “Letters of Geo. Borrow to John Murray, Esq.” 55. Manuscript copy of...
Dates: 1840-1865, 1951.

Letters of George Crabbe (1785-1857) to John Murray, publishers., 1832-1849.

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Identifier: MS.40287
Scope and Contents Letters of George Crabbe to John Murray II and to John Murray III. The letters are arranged chronologically.1832: folios 1-4;1833: folios 5-46;1834: folios 47-54;1835: folios 55-65;1837: folios 66-71;1841: folios 72-73;1844: folios 74-77;1846: folios 78-83;1848: folios 84-94;1849: folios 95-96;undated: folios 97-100.Financial documents concerning...
Dates: 1832-1849.

Letters of Henry Fox and of Elizabeth Fox to John Murray II., 1812-1825, 1948.

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Identifier: MSS.42233-42234
Scope and Contents The letters here are mainly of Henry Richard Vassall Fox (Lord Holland) to John Murray [II], although there are also some of Elizabeth Fox to the same recipient. The letters largely relate to the publication process for works about Walpole and Waldegrave in which Lord Holland was involved, but there are also letters of introduction and mentions of other topics, including the poetry of Lord Byron.In addition to these letters are typescript transcriptions of other letters of Henry...
Dates: 1812-1825, 1948.

Letters of Isaac D'Israeli to John Murray II., 1794-1848.

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Identifier: MSS.42160-42161
Scope and Contents Author Isaac D'Israeli (1766-1848) had most of his works published by John Murray. He was close friends with John Murray [II] and it was largely through this link that his son, Benjamin Disraeli, also formed connections with the publishing house. D'Israeli corresponded with John Murray [II] for over 40 years. The letters in this series concern his publications, but also include news about his family and mutual acquaintances.In addition to the correspondence of D'Israeli, there...
Dates: 1794-1848.

Letters of James Ballantyne to John Murray II, with related papers., 1806-1808.

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Identifier: MS.40042
Scope and Contents The letters concern the business relations between Murray and Ballantyne and their associates. Some of the letters include details of business accounts. The letters are arranged chronologically :1806April: folios 1-2;November: folios 3-8. 1807January: folios 9-12;February: folios 13-14; May: folios 15-17;June: folios 18-23;July: folios 24-27;August: folios...
Dates: 1806-1808.

Letters of James Ballantyne to John Murray II, with related papers., 1809-1833.

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Identifier: MS.40043
Scope and Contents The letters concern the business relations between Murray and Ballantyne and their associates. Some of the letters include details of business accounts. The letters are arranged chronologically :1809: folios 1-52;1810: folios 53-54;1813: folios 55-69;1814: folios 70-73;1816: folios 74-81;1819: folios 82-83;1822: folios 84-86;1830: folios 87-96;1831: folios 97-98;1833:...
Dates: 1809-1833.

Letters of John Ballantyne to John Murray II, with related papers., 1809.

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Identifier: MS.40044
Scope and Contents The letters concern the business relations between Murray and Ballantyne and their associates. Some of the letters include details of business accounts. The letters are arranged chronologically :1809January: folios 1-4;February: folios 5-17;March: folios 18-31;May: folios 32-33;June: folios 34-46;July: folios 47-50;August: folios 51-55; September: folios 56-59;October:...
Dates: 1809.

Letters of John Ballantyne to John Murray II, with related papers., 1810.

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Identifier: MS.40045
Scope and Contents The letters concern the business relations between Murray and Ballantyne and their associates. Some of the letters include details of business accounts. The letters are arranged chronologically :1810January: folios 1-4;February: folios 5-18;March: folios 19-30;April: folios 31-38;May: folios 39-42;July: folios 43-47;August: folios 48-49; September: folios 50-57;October:...
Dates: 1810.

Letters of John Ballantyne to John Murray II, with related papers., 1811-1817.

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Identifier: MS.40046
Scope and Contents

The letters concern the business relations between Murray and Ballantyne and their associates. Some of the letters include details of business accounts. The letters are arranged chronologically :

1811: folios 1-46;

1812: folios 47-89;

1813: folios 90-103;

1815: folios 104-108;

1816: folio 109;

1817: folios 110-111;

date uncertain: folios 112-115.

Dates: 1811-1817.

Letters of John Cam Hobhouse to John Murray II and to John Murray III., 1814-1848, undated.

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Identifier: MS.42288
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged in chronological order, with those of uncertain date at the end of the sequence.Notes on the dates of the letters in this sequence: folios iii-x;Letters of John Cam Hobhouse to John Murray [II], 1814: folios 1-6;Letters of John Cam Hobhose to John Murray [II], 1815: folios 7-13;Letters of John Cam Hobhouse to John Murray [II], 1816: folios 14-31;Letter of John Cam Hobhouse to John Murray [II], 1817:...
Dates: 1814-1848, undated.

Letters of John Cam Hobhouse to John Murray II and to John Murray III., 1814-1865.

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Identifier: MSS.42288-42289
Scope and Contents Hobhouse wrote letters to John Murray [II] and John Murray [III] for over half a century. The letters cover many topics, but largely relate to his own publications or the works of and about Lord Byron. While Byron was still alive, Hobhouse often wrote to Murray with news of the poet and his works. As executor for Byron, Hobhouse was heavily involved with his posthumous reputation, including organising monuments and ensuring the accuracy of publications about the poet. Many of the later...
Dates: 1814-1865.

Letters of John Franklin, of Eleanor Porden, and of Jane Franklin to John Murray II and to John Murray III. Also included is a letter, 2002, of Janice Cavell to Virginia Murray concerning the "Franklin diary"., 1822-1836, 2002

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Identifier: MS.42236
Scope and Contents (1) letters of John Franklin to John Murray II and to John Murray III;(2) letters of Eleanor Porden to John Murray II; (3) letters of Jane Franklin to John Murray II and to John Murray III;(4) letter of Janice Cavell to Virginia Murray concerning Franklin`s arctic diary; and,(5) photocopy, late 20th century-early 21st century, of a photograph of the sealed well at Stromness, Orkney where Franklin`s ships the "Erebus" and the...
Dates: 1822-1836, 2002

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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
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