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Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Berens, L. to Berfield., 1815-1906.

Identifier: MS.40089

Scope and Contents

This manuscript includes letters, 1895-1903, of Lewis Berens to John Murray IV. Some of the letters concern his work “Some unrecognised laws of nature”, co-written with Ignatius Singer. There is mention also of his plans to write “Toward the light” and “The digger movement…”. All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name.

Berens, Lewis, 1895-1903: folios 1-55;

Berenson, Bernhard, 1893-1902: folios 56-62;

Berenson, Mary, 1903-1906: 63-65;

Beresford, Charles, 1919: folio 66;

Beresford, Ellen, 1919: folio 67;

Beresford, H, 1815: folios 68-69;

Beresford, J, 1824: folios 70-71;

Beresford, Marcus, 1866-1868: folios 72-75; (1)

Beresford, William C., 1835-1836: folios 76-81; (2)

Beresford, William M.J., 1854 and uncertain dates: folios 82-91;

Additions to MS.40089:

Beresford, Amelia, 1837: folios 92-93;

Berfield, W.R., 1852: folios 94-95.

1. Includes letter, 1868, of Marcus Beresford to Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy: folios 74-75.

2. Includes “Plan of the Battle of Albuera, 1811, drawn by Marshal Lord Beresford” [date of plan uncertain]: folio 79.


  • Creation: 1815-1906.


Language of Materials



0.00 Linear metres (i + 95 folios.)