Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Whymper to Wicksteed. Edit

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MS.41269
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Language
English

Dates

  • 1807-1915. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 112 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    Letters of various correspondents to John Murray, publishers. These include letters of Edward Whymper to the Murrays and Robert Cooke. These letters concern his own publications but also mention engravings for the works of others, including Heinrich Schliemann. One letter, 1 August 1862, to his father Josiah, describes a climbing accident on the Matterhorn, including a sketch. All the letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then by date under each name.

    Whymper, Annette, 1903: folios 1-2.

    Whymper, Edward, 1862-1909:

    1862-1869: folios 3-8*;

    1875: folios 9-10;

    1881-1887: folios 11-18**;

    1892-1897: folios 19-36;

    1901-1909: folios 37-49.

    Whymper, Frederick, 1870: folios 50-52.

    Whymper, Josiah, 1833-1902: folios 53-61.

    Whyte, Frederic, 1900-1909: folios 62-75.

    Whyte, W., 1912: folios 76-78.

    Whyte, William, 1807: folios 79-82.

    Wickham, Agnes, 1899-1914: folios 83-94.

    Wickham, Edward, 1897: folios 95-96A.

    Wickham, James, 1914-1915: folios 97-107.

    Wicks, Pembroke, 1912: folios 108-110.

    Wicksteed, Richard, 1898-1906: folios 111-112.

    *Includes letter, 8 August 1862, of Josiah Whymper to John Murray III: folios 5-6.

    ** Includes letter, 2 August 1887, of the firm of solicitors Valpy, Chaplin and Peckham, concerning a legal action involving Edward Whymper: folios 17-18.

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