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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 Samuel Taylor Coleridge to John Murray II., 1812-1825.

 File
Identifier: MS.42062
Scope and Contents

Included with the letters are two manuscripts by Coleridge :

(1) "Glycines Song"; and,

(2) the last verse ("Dark as a dream Lord Julian stood ... Lies bleeding on the glade") of the ballad, "Alice du Clos".

Dates: 1812-1825.

Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge to John Murray II; with typescript transcriptions, 1949, of the letters, 1812-1817., 1812-1825, 1949.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.42062-42063
Scope and Contents Samuel Taylor Coleridge had some of his poetry published by the house of John Murray, including 'Christabel' and 'Kubla Khan'. The volume of letters of Coleridge to John Murray [III] contain information about his publications; proposals for other projects and translations; business matters; and there are mentions of others within their circle such as Lord Byron, Robert Southey and Charles Lamb. Also included in these letters are two manuscripts of poems by Coleridge. These are 'Glycines...
Dates: 1812-1825, 1949.

Letters of Thomas Campbell to John Murray II; with a draft of a letter of John Murray II to Campbell., 1806-1841, 1976.

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Identifier: MS.42052
Scope and Contents

Included with the letters is a photocopy, 1976, of a letter, 1841, of Campbell to ?John Murray II. An annotation at the head of the recto of the folio indicates that the photocopy was taken from an original in the collection of Barbara Murray.

Dates: 1806-1841, 1976.

Letters of Thomas Carlyle to John Murray II, with a letter each to John Murray III and to "Mrs. Austin". Included is an article, 1985, concerning Carlyle`s "Sartor Resartus" in relation to John Murray., 1831-1850, 1985.

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Identifier: MS.42058
Scope and Contents Folios 1-2 : letter, 1850, of Thomas Carlyle to "Mrs. Austin"; 3-16 : letters, 1831, of Thomas Carlyle to John Murray II; 17-18 : letter, 1842, of Thomas Carlyle to John Murray III; and, 19-46 : article (folios 38v-40r), "John Murray`s reader and the rejection of `Sartor Resartus`", by Thomas Richardson. The article is in the "Carlyle Newsletter", number 6, Spring 1985. The newsletter has been inscribed by Tom Richardson to Virginia ...
Dates: 1831-1850, 1985.

Letters of, to or concerning Lady Caroline Lamb; with letters and manuscripts of George Lamb and William Lamb., 1812-1831, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43468
Scope and Contents The letters of Caroline Lamb to various correspondents have been arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent surname. Papers relating to George Lamb and William Lamb, Lord Melbourne, have been arranged at the end of the sequence.Letter of Caroline Lamb to William Fletcher, 1812: folios 1-2;Copy of a letter of Caroline Lamb to Thomas Medwin, 1824: folios 3-6;Letter of Caroline Lamb to Lydia Rogers White, 1824: folios 7-8;Copy of a letter of...
Dates: 1812-1831, undated.

Letters of, to or concerning Lord Byron, correspondents with surnames from Davy to Fleming., 1809-1974, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43424
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged alphabetically by correspondent surname and then chronologically. When first made available for consultation this folder of letters, before it was foliated, included a letter, 1823, of John Webb and Co. to Lord Byron. That letter is now housed in MS.43527.Letters of Jane Davy, Lady Davy, to Lord Byron, 1820 and undated: folios 1-4;Letters of Edward James Dawkins to Lord Byron, with copies of letters of Dawkins to Byron, in the hand of...
Dates: 1809-1974, undated.

Letters of, to or concerning Lord Byron of correspondents with surnames from Francis to Glanville., 1809-1823.

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Identifier: MS.43427
Scope and Contents The correspondence has been arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent surname. Letter possibly of Thomas Claughton to Eliza Smith, née Francis, 1814: folio 1;Wrapper for a letter of Lord Byron to Thomas France, 1814: folio 2;Letters of Percy Fraser to Lord Byron, 1809-1810: folios 3-8; Letter of Lord Byron to John Anthony Galignani, 1818: folio 9;Letters of John Anthony and William Galignani to Lord Byron, 1820 and 1823:...
Dates: 1809-1823.

Letters of, to or concerning Lord Byron with correspondents with surnames from Hornby to John Hunt., 1808-1823, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43449
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent surname. When first made available for consultation this folder of letters, before it was foliated, included a wrapper, 1813, of a letter to Lord Byron. This is believed to have been sent by Sir George Sinclair, so has been moved to Ms.43508 f.7.Letter of Phipps Hornby to Lord Byron, 1811: folios 1-2;Letter of William Horsley to Lord Byron, 1814: folios 3-4; Letter of Sir William Hoste...
Dates: 1808-1823, undated.

Letters of various correspondents, largely concerning the health of Lord Byron., 1802-1823, 20th century.

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Identifier: MS.43528
Scope and Contents The letters concerning health matters relating to Lord Byron have been ordered alphabetically by correspondent surname.Letters of James Alexander to Lord Byron, ?1823: folios 1-15;Letter of John Laurie to Catherine Gordon Byron, 1801: folios 16-19;Letter of James Lavender to John Hanson, 1802: folio 20;Letter of Benjamin Moseley to Benjamin Hutchison, 1808: folios 21-22;Letters of John William Polidori to Lord Byron, 1816-1817:...
Dates: 1802-1823, 20th century.

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 various members of the Trollope family to and concerning John Murray II and John Murray III. Included is a letter of Frederick Marryat to John Murray III forwarded as an enclosure to a letter of Frances Trollope to John Murray II. Also included is a letter of John Murray II to Frances Trollope., 1833-1864.

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Identifier: MS.42575
Scope and Contents (1) Letters of Frances Trollope to John Murray II. Enclosed in the letter of 22 July 1834 is a letter of Frederick Marryat to John Murray III;(2) letter of John Murray II to Frances Trollope;(3) letters of Thomas Adolphus Trollope to John Murray II and to John Murray III, with a receipt for a payment made to Trollope by John Murray II; (4) letter of Anthony Trollope to ?John Murray II; and,(5) letters of William Trollope to John...
Dates: 1833-1864.

Letters of William Blackwood (1776-1834) to John Murray II, with related letters and papers., 1811.

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Identifier: MS.40110
Scope and Contents The letters concern the business relations between Blackwood and Murray and their associates. Several of the letters include details of business accounts. Included are letters written on behalf of William Blackwood by an employee, John Macdowall. Also included are miscellaneous business papers concerning Blackwood and Murray.The letters are arranged chronologically. 1811January: folios 1-5;February: folios 6-11;March: folios...
Dates: 1811.

Letters of William Blackwood (1776-1834) to John Murray II, with related letters and papers., 1812.

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Identifier: MS.40111
Scope and Contents The letters concern the business relations between Blackwood and Murray and their associates. Several of the letters include details of business accounts. Also included are miscellaneous business papers.The letters are arranged chronologically. 1812January: folios 1-5;February: folios 6-17;March: folios 18-19;April: folios 20-24;May: folios 25-33;June: folios 34-36;July: folios...
Dates: 1812.

Letters of William Blackwood (1776-1834) to John Murray II, with related letters and papers., 1813.

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Identifier: MS.40112
Scope and Contents The letters concern the business relations between Blackwood and Murray and their associates. Several of the letters include details of business accounts. Also included are miscellaneous business papers.The letters are arranged chronologically. 1813January: folios 1-15;March: folios 16-25;April: folios 26-27;May: folios 28-33;June: folios 34-39;July: folios 40-51;August: folios...
Dates: 1813.

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Proofs. printed matter 31
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Memorandums. 25
Excerpts. 23
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Manuscripts. 20
Transcripts 19
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Business cards. 15
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Legal instruments. 14
Estimates. Financial records. 13
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Agreements. Legal instruments. 11
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Proofs. Printed matter. 8
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