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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 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 Lady Caroline Lamb to John Murray II., 1816-1826, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43467
Scope and Contents 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 letters now dated as [Feb 1814], 26 September 1814, and ?Apr 1815, of Lady Caroline to John Murray [II]. On cataloguing these letters have been moved to MS.43466, folios 51-52, 88-89 and 110-111 respectively. ...
Dates: 1816-1826, undated.

Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb to John Murray II., 1813-1826, undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.43466-43467
Scope and Contents After the affair between Lady Caroline Lamb and Lord Byron ended, Lamb wrote on numerous occasions to John Murray [II], sometimes asking him to be a go-between with the poet, other times using him as her confidante. The letters are often personal in nature and often relate to Lord Byron. Lamb also writes about her novel 'Glenarvon' (the first critique of the Byronic hero by a female writer), other members of their acquaintance and literature. In addition, there is a sketch of Lord and...
Dates: 1813-1826, undated.

Letters of Letitia Landon to John Murray II and to John Murray III., 1832-1837.

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Identifier: MS.42327
Scope and Contents The letters of Letitia Elizabeth Landon to John Murray [II] and John Murray [III] largely relate to the possibility of appointing her brother, Whittington Henry Landon, to the Secretaryship of the Royal Literary Fund, although the first relates to ‘Francis the First’ by Fanny Kemble.The letters have been arranged chronologically.Letter of Letitia Elizabeth Landon to John Murray [II], 1832: folios 1-2;Letter of Letitia Elizabeth Landon to John Murray [II],...
Dates: 1832-1837.

Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II., 1814-1816.

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Identifier: MS.43488
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged in chronological order.Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II, 1814: folios 1-151, with the following included:Receipt for £525 for the copyright of 'The Corsair' signed by Robert Charles Dallas at folio 3;Copy of a note of Lord Byron in the hand of John Murray, 1814 at folios 98-99; Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II, 1815: folios 152-184, with the following included:Quotation from...
Dates: 1814-1816.

Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II., 1822, 1900-1901, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43493
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged in chronological order with related material ordered at the end of the sequence.Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II:January 1822, including a letter wrapper with a postmark of January 1822: folios 1-4;February 1822: folios 5-7:March 1822: folios 8-10;April 1822: folios 11-15: May 1822: folios 16-26:June 1822: folios 27-28;July 1822 with a partial letter of Lord...
Dates: 1822, 1900-1901, undated.

Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II concerning Bowles' Strictures on Pope, 1821.

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Identifier: MS.43491
Scope and Contents There are here two letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II dated 1821, both relating to the work of William Lisle Bowles about Alexander Pope. These letters form part of the controversy between Bowles and Byron about Pope. The two letters have been bound into one volume.The first of these letters is dated 7 February 1821, with additional notes and insertions added at the end of the letter. It was published by Murray as a pamphlet on 31 March 1821.Bowles replied to...
Dates: 1821.

Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II; with a note relating to these letters., 1819-1820, 1830, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43490
Scope and Contents

The letters have been arranged in chronological order.

Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II including a letter wrapper watermarked 1819, and a typed note and typescript transcription of one of the letters, 1819: folios 1-44;

Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II, 1820: folios 45-120;

Note relating to the letters of Lord Byron, 1830: folio 121.

Dates: 1819-1820, 1830, undated.

Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II, with related material., 1821, 1932-1950.

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Identifier: MS.43492
Scope and Contents The letters have been largely arranged in chronological order. One letter has been placed in a separate enclosure, so has been placed at the end of the sequence of the Byron letters to John Murray II from 1821. There are also some notes relating to the provenance of some of the letters in this folder and these have been placed at the end of the sequence.Letters of Lord Byron to John Murray II:January 1821: folios 1-13;February 1821: folios 14-19;...
Dates: 1821, 1932-1950.

Letters of Marguerite Gardiner to John Murray II and to John Murray III., 1837-1848.

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Identifier: MS.42239
Scope and Contents

Folios 1-6 : letters, 1837-1841, of Marguerite Gardiner to John Murray II; and,

folio 7 : letter, 1848, of Marguerite Gardiner to John Murray III.

Dates: 1837-1848.

Letters of Maria Edgeworth to John Murray II and John Murray III; including manuscript copies of two of the letters., 1821-1843.

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Identifier: MS.42180
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged chronologically.Letter of Maria Edgeworth to John Murray [II], 1821: folios 1-3;Letters of Maria Edgeworth to John Murray [II], 1828: folios 4-9;Letter of Maria Edgeworth to John Murray [III], 1831: folios 10-11;Letter of Maria Edgeworth to John Murray [III], 1832: folios 12-14;Letters of Maria Edgeworth to John Murray [II], 1833: folios 15-26;Letter of Maria Edgeworth to John Murray [II],...
Dates: 1821-1843.

Letters of Maria Edgeworth to John Murray II; with typescript transcriptions of the letters., 1821-1843, ?mid 20th century.

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Identifier: MSS.42180-42181
Scope and Contents

There are 28 letters of novelist Maria Edgeworth to John Murray [II]. Murray was one of her publishers and they shared many acquaintances. Edgeworth writes to introduce friends, discuss copyright, comment on the situation in Ireland, and recommend works. There are also typescript transcript copies of the letters.

Dates: 1821-1843, ?mid 20th century.

Letters of Mary Shelley to various correspondents., 1817-1835.

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Identifier: MS.43506
Scope and Contents

The letters have been arranged by recipient.

Letters of Mary Shelley to Lord Byron, 1817-1822: folios 1-34;

Letters of Mary Shelley to John Hanson, 1824: folios 35-38;

Letters of Mary Shelley to Teresa Guiccioli, 1824: folios 39-40;

Letters of Mary Shelley to John Murray [II], 1828-1835: folios 41-88;

Letter of Mary Shelley to Abraham Hayward, 1838: folio 89-90.

Dates: 1817-1835.

Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley to Lord Byron and John Murray II., 1814-1822.

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Identifier: MS.43507
Scope and Contents Volume consisting mainly of letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley to Lord Byron. This volume was refoliated in September 2022.Letter of Percy Bysshe Shelley to Lord Byron, 8 May [1822]: folios 1-2;Letter of Percy Bysshe Shelley to Lord Byron, 16 May 1822: folios 3-4;Letter of Percy Bysshe Shelley to Lord Byron, [May] 1822: folios 5-6;Note of Percy Bysshe Shelley to Lord Byron, 2 June 1814: folios 7-8;Letter of Percy Bysshe Shelley to...
Dates: 1814-1822.

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Letters. Correspondence. 799
Copies. Derivative objects. 178
Notes. 134
Postcards. 122
Press cuttings. Information artifacts. 99
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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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