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

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Dates

  • Existence: 1778 - 1843

Found in 833 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, from correspondents with surnames and company names from Hannay to Harcourt, E., 1821-1927.

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Identifier: MS.40518
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name.Hannay, James.Letters, 1857, 1860, 1863 and 1865, of James Hannay to John Murray III. Folios 1-12.Hannen, James.Letter, 1888, of James Hannen, Baron Hannen, to John Murray III. Folios 13-14.Hannon, John.Letter, 1900, of John Hannon to John Murray IV. Folio 15.Hannon, William B.Letter, 1915, of William B...
Dates: 1821-1927.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, from correspondents with surnames from Austin, A. to Austin, P., 1819-1916.

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Identifier: MS.40030
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and, where required, by date under each name. Some of the letters include replies.Austin, Mr., 1819: folios 1-2;Austin, Alfred, 1862-1909: folios 3-68:includes letter, 1881, of Alfred Slade to Alfred Austin: folio 23;letters, 1909, of Alfred Austin to George Prothero: folios 62-66;Austin, Charles, 1852: folio 69;Austin, Hester, 1915-1916: folios 70-82;...
Dates: 1819-1916.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Alfred Kempe and of John Kempe., 1820-1897.

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Identifier: MS.40639
Scope and Contents (i) Letters of Alfred Kempe to John Murray II and John Murray III.The letters are arranged chronologically. The letters for 1820 concern the preparation and publication of Kempe’s translation, “A circumstantial narrative of the campaign in Saxony, in the year 1813” (1820), from the German of Baron Von Odeleben. The other letters concern Kempe’s editing, and subsequent printing, of a “curious collection of letters and other MS documents of the 16th and 17th Centuries preserved at...
Dates: 1820-1897.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Alfred Turner., 1820-1866.

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Identifier: MS.41207
Scope and Contents Letters, 1820-1866 and uncertain dates, of Alfred Turner to John Murray II and John Murray, with a few to Robert Cooke. They concern his role as attorney for the Murray firm, dealing with pirated editions or illegal copying of Murray works, but also showing the family friendship which existed. The letters are arranged in chronological order.1820: folios 1-2;1822: folios 3-10;1825: folios 11-12;1830: folios 13-14;1843-1848: folios...
Dates: 1820-1866.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Allan Cunningham., 1814, 1822-1842.

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Identifier: MS.40300
Scope and Contents The letters are to John Murray II and John Murray III. Many concern the publication of Cunningham’s “Lives of the most eminent British painters, sculptors, and architects” (London: John Murray, 1829-1833). The letters are arranged chronologically.1814, 1822-1823, 1825-1828: folios 1-12;1829: folios 13-39;1830: folios 40-61;1831: folios 62-80;1832: folios 81-94;1833: folios 95-109;1834: folios 110-111;...
Dates: 1814, 1822-1842.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Amelia, Demetrius and Penelope Valsamachi., 1827-1888.

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Identifier: MS.41218
Scope and Contents This manuscript includes letters, 1827-1867 and uncertain date, of Amelia Valsamachi to John Murray II and John Murray III. Some concern works of her first husband, Reginald Heber, including hymns, sermons, and his “Narrative of a journey through the upper provinces of India from Calcutta to Bombay”. There is also mention of her own work, “The life of Reginald Heber” and of events in the Ionian Islands.There is one letter, 1841, of her second husband, Count Demetrius Valsamachi...
Dates: 1827-1888.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Anna Bray., 1824-1843.

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Identifier: MS.40143
Scope and Contents Letters, 1824-1843, of Anna Bray to John Murray II and John Murray III, with related letters. They mostly concern her work “A description of the part of Devonshire bordering on the Tamar and the Tavy…”, “The mountains and lakes of Switzerland” and her novels published elsewhere. The letters are arranged in chronological order.1824: folios 1-2;1828-1829: folios 3-6; (1)1833-1834: folios 7-43; (2)1835-1836: folios 44-76; (3)1838-1839:...
Dates: 1824-1843.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Basil Hall., 1817-1839.

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Identifier: MS.40504
Scope and Contents The letters are to John Murray II and John Murray III. They concern the publication of Basil Hall’s “Account of a voyage of discovery to the West Coast of Corea and the Great Loo-Choo Island” (1818). The letters also refer to Hall’s interest in Lord Byron, of whom mention is made concerning events following the destruction of his memoirs (1824). Also mentioned is Hall’s admiration for Thomas Moore, particularly in relation to Moore’s “Letters and journals of Lord Byron, with notices of his...
Dates: 1817-1839.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Charles Lyell., 1835-1839.

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Identifier: MS.40727
Scope and Contents

The letters are to John Murray II and to John Murray III. They are arranged chronologically. Those letters that have a supplied year and no other date are placed at the end of the relevant year.

1835: folios 1-32;

1836: folios 33-60;

1837: folios 61-62;

1838: folios 63-80;

1839: folios 81-88.

Dates: 1835-1839.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Charles Lyell. Also included is a letter of Lyell to John Gibson Lockhart., 1826-1834.

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Identifier: MS.40726
Scope and Contents The letters are mostly to John Murray II, but included are letters to John Murray III. Also included is a letter of Lyell to John Gibson Lockhart.The letters are arranged chronologically. 1826: folios 1-3;1827: folios 4-21;1829: folios 22-35; 1830: folios 36-47;1831: folios 48-57;1832: folios 58-92;1833: folios 93-118;1834: folios 119-141*.* Folios 139-140: letter, 1...
Dates: 1826-1834.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Charles Lyell, with related papers., 1861-1874, late 20th century.

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Identifier: MS.40729
Scope and Contents The letters comprising folios 1-90 appear to be all to John Murray III. They are arranged chronologically. Those letters that have a supplied year and no other date are placed at the end of the relevant year.1861: folios 1-5 [Note 1];1862: folios 6-19;1863: folios 20-33 [Note 2];1864: folios 34-41;1865: folios 42-53;1866: folios 54-59;1867: folios 60-63;1868: folios 64-69;1869: folios...
Dates: 1861-1874, late 20th century.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Charles Wordsworth and of Christopher Wordsworth (1774-1846)., 1824-1892.

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Identifier: MS.41302
Scope and Contents Wordsworth, Charles.The letters appear to be to John Murray II and John Murray III. They are arranged chronologically.1838-1841, 1843-1847: folios 1-77;1890-1892: folios 78-85.Undated letters: folios 86-91.Wordsworth, Christopher (1774-1846).The letters appear to be to John Murray II and John Murray III. They are arranged chronologically.1824-1826, 1828: folios 92-110;1836-1837: folios 111-116;...
Dates: 1824-1892.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Charlotte Eaton., 1819-1826.

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Identifier: MS.40358
Scope and Contents Letters, 1819-1826, of Charlotte Eaton to John Murray II. They mostly concern her publications including “Rome in the nineteenth century” and “Continental adventures”. They also concern her family, particularly her sister Jane, and her own literary interests, including her views on Byron. The letters are arranged in chronological order.1819-1821: folios 1-22;incomplete letters, 1819-1820: folios 23-24;uncertain dates, pre-August 1822: folios 25-28;...
Dates: 1819-1826.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Charlotte Eaton., 1827-1841.

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Identifier: MS.40359
Scope and Contents Letters, 1827-1841, of Charlotte Eaton to John Murray II and John Murray III, with related letters and papers. They concern sales of “Rome in the nineteenth century”, and “At home and abroad”. They also concern her family and literary interests. The letters are arranged in chronological order.1827-1828: folios 1-8;1830: folios 9-22;1831-1832: folios 23-36;1835: folios 37-38;1838-1839: folios 39-42;1841: folios 43-48;...
Dates: 1827-1841.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Christopher Wordsworth (1807-1885)., 1836-1844.

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Identifier: MS.41303
Scope and Contents The letters appear to be to John Murray II and John Murray III. They concern the publication by John Murray, publishers, of various works by Wordsworth. The letters are arranged chronologically.1836-1839: folios 1-64;1840-1844: folios 65-130 [Notes 1-2].Notes.[Note 1] Folio 77. Letter, 31 March [1840], of John Gibson Lockhart to John Murray II concerning Christopher Wordsworth. The letter was enclosed in Wordsworth’s letter to John Murray II, 2...
Dates: 1836-1844.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surname Cherry to Childers, C., 1829-1976.

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Identifier: MS.40214
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name.Cherry, William George.Letters, 1847, of William George Cherry to John Murray III. Folios 1-4.Cheshire, Geoffrey Leonard.Letter, 1976, of Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire to Simon Young. Folio 5.Chesneau, Ernest.Letters, 1886, of Ernest Chesneau to John Murray III. Folios 6-19.Chesney, Francis Rawdon.Letters, 1833...
Dates: 1829-1976.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surname or company name Chambers., 1813-1925.

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Identifier: MS.40208
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name.Chambers, Miss.Letter, 1813, of Miss Chambers to John Murray II. Folios 1-2.Chambers, Charles Douglas.Letters, 1900 and 1902, of Charles Douglas Chambers to John Murray IV. Folios 3-8.Chambers, Charles Edward Stuart.Letters, 1908, 1910 and 1921, of Charles Edward Stuart Chambers to John Murray IV. Folios 9-14. Chambers,...
Dates: 1813-1925.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surname or company name Chapin to Charlton., 1809-1915.

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Identifier: MS.40210
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name. Further correspondents have been added to the end of this sequence.Chapin, Adele Le Bourgeois.Letters, 1925, of Adele Le Bourgeois Chapin to John Murray IV. Folios 1-4.Chaplin, George Chaplin Child.Letter, 1877, of George Chaplin Child Chaplin to John Murray III. Folio 5. Further letters between these two correspondents can be located at the...
Dates: 1809-1915.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surname or company name Charnley to Chaytor., 1811-1928.

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Identifier: MS.40211
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name.Charnley, Emerson.Letter, 1812, of Emerson Charnley to John Murray II. Folio 1.Charpentier L’Abi.Letters, 1811-1813, of L’Abi Charpentier to William Miller John Murray II. Folios 2-11.Chary, Leo Ernest Eaphael Mary de.Letter, 1921, of Leo de Chary to John Murray IV. Folios 12-15.Folios 12-13. Copy letter, 1921, of John...
Dates: 1811-1928.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames and company names Chorely to Christy., 1821-1917.

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Identifier: MS.40218
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name.Chorely, N.Letter, undated, of N Chorely to John Murray, publishers. Folios 1-2.Chorley, Henry Fothergill.Letters, 1844, 1851-1853, 1862, 1865-1866 and undated, of Henry Fothergill Chorley to John Murray III. Folios 3-27.Folio 9. Fragment of a letter, 1852, of Henry Fothergill Chorley to Henry Wyndham Phillips. There is a note from Phillips to...
Dates: 1821-1917.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames and company names from Adair to Adams, W.H., 1820-1926.

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Identifier: MS.40005
Scope and Contents All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and, when required, by date under each name. Adair, Cornelia, 1904-1915: folios 1-7; Adair, Robert, 1843: folios 8-9; Adair, W H, 1897-1898: folios 10-19;Adam, Mr, 1825: folios 20-23;Adam, Frederick, 1871: folios 24-27; (1)Adam, W, 1861: folios 28-29;Adam, William, 1834-1836: folios 30-33;A and C Black Ltd, 1848-1901: folios...
Dates: 1820-1926.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames and company names from Adye to the Agency of the University Libraries., 1814-1916.

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Identifier: MS.40009
Scope and Contents The letters are arranged chronologically under each correspondent.Adye, John.Letter, 17 February [1876], of John Adye to John Murray III. The letter concerns the publication of a pamphlet by Adye, possibly “The British Army in 1875. A reply to Mr. John Holmes, M.P.” (1876). Folios 1-2.Adye, Willett.Letter, 7 February 1863, of Willett Adye to John Murray III. Adye states that he has sent a copy of “Adye’s Crimean War” to Murray. Folios 3-4....
Dates: 1814-1916.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames and company names from Aitken, I. to Alexander, S., 1812-1914.

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Identifier: MS.40013
Scope and Contents The letters are arranged chronologically under each correspondent.Aitken, I.M.Letter, 1898, of I. Aitken to John Murray, publishers. Folios 1-2.Aiton, John.Letters, 1851, of John Aiton to John Murray, publishers. Folios 3-6B.Akers, Charles Edmond.Letters, 1904-1905 and 1907, of Charles Akers to John Murray IV and Hallam Murray. Folios 7-28.Included is a letter, 1907, of Margaret Akers to John Murray IV. The...
Dates: 1812-1914.

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