Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Leslie, C. to Leslie, G. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40690
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1825-1923. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 127 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    This manuscript principally includes letters, 1825-1859, of Charles R. Leslie to John Murray II and John Murray III. They concern art works, and publications of Leslie’s, including “Life and times of Sir Joshua Reynolds”. There is mention also of his friendship with Constable.

    All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent and by date under each name. Some include replies.

    Leslie, Charles R., 1825-1861: folios 1-83; (1)

    Leslie, Constance, 1915-1916: folios 84-93;

    Leslie, Edward, 1849: folios 94-95;

    Leslie, Frank, 1923: folios 96-104; (2)

    Leslie, George, 1849: folios 105-106;

    Leslie, George Arbuthnot-, 1886-1888 and uncertain date: folios 107-112;

    Leslie, George D.: 1915: folios 113-114;

    Leslie, George W., 1886-1900: folios 115-127.

    1. Includes letter, 19 July 1858, of William Cotton to Charles Leslie: folios 59-60;

    receipt, 11 August 1861, signed by Tom Taylor: folio 83.

    2. Includes letter, 18 May 1923, of Walter Blaikie probably to John Murray IV: folios 98-99.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1690

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