Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Jennings, M. to Jerdan. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40617
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1814-1904. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 164 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    This manuscript includes letters, 1814-1868 and uncertain dates, of William Jerdan to John Murray II and John Murray III with related letters and papers. They mostly concern Jerdan’s role as editor of the “Literary Gazette”, with requests for early copies of books for review. The letters reveal the business and social relationship between Jerdan and the Murrays. The letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then by date under each name.

    Jennings, Mabel, 1891: folios 1-3;

    Jennings, Madeleine, 1893-1904 and uncertain dates: folios 4-31;

    Jephson, Harriet, 1894: folios 32-35;

    Jephson, Richard, 1892: folios 36-39;

    Jerdan, William, 1814-1868 and uncertain dates:

    1814: folios 40-42; (1)

    1819-1829: folios 43-111; (2)

    1830-1835: folios 112-141;

    1837: folios 142-143;

    1839: folios 144-145;

    1844: folios 146-147;

    1849-1850: folios 148-150;

    ?early 1850s: folios 151-154;

    1856: folios 155-156;

    1868: folios 157-160;

    uncertain dates: folios 161-164.

    1. Includes note, 18 July 1814, of John Taylor to John Murray II: folio 40.

    2. Includes letter, 18 May 1819, of Thomas Gaspey to William Jerdan: folios 53-54.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1617

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