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).
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.