Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Herbert Maxwell. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40798
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1899-1927. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 99 folios.

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Notes

  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The letters are to John Murray IV and Hallam Murray. They concern the publication of “The Creevey Papers: a selection from the correspondence and diaries of the late Thomas Creevey, M.P.” (1903), edited by Herbert Maxwell. Also mentioned is the manuscript of Maxwell’s “A century of empire, 1801-1900”. Accompanying several of the letters is a copy of the outline of the reply of John Murray IV.

    The letters are arranged chronologically.

    1899: folios 1-3;

    1902: folios 4-24;

    1903: folios 25-63 [Notes 1-2];

    1904: folios 64-81;

    1905-1908: folios 82-94;

    1919-1920, 1926-1927: folios 95-98.

    Undated: folio 99.

    Notes.

    [Note 1.] Folio 55. Memorandum, 8 December 1903, of William Clowes and Sons Ltd, to John Murray IV concerning the printing of “The Creevey Papers”.

    [Note 2.] Folios 56-57. Two telegrams, 8 December 1903, from the Editor of the Daily Mirror to Herbert Maxwell concerning “The Creevey Papers”.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1798

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