Letters to John Murray, publishers, of David Milne. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40825
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1885-1894. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 151 folios.

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Notes

  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The letters are to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Hallam Murray and concern mostly the publication of “A readable English Dictionary etymologically arranged”, by David Milne (London: John Murray, 1888).

    The letters are arranged chronologically.

    1885-1888, 1892-1894: folios 1-138.

    Undated, disassociated parts of letters: folios 139-141.

    Folios 27a-b. Letter, 14 July 1886, of W G Baker to David Milne. The letter was forwarded as an enclosure to Milne’s letter to John

    Murray III of the 16 July 1886 (folios 26-27).

    Related papers.

    Five copies, some marked, of the same specimen entries from the “Readable dictionary of derivatives”. Folios 142-146.

    Two copies of the list of subscribers to the “Readable dictionary of English derivatives”. Folios 147-148.

    Drafts of two letters of John Murray III to David Milne. Folios 149-151.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    1825

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