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Correspondence between John Murray II and Archibald Constable and Co., publishers, with related papers., January-April 1807.

Identifier: MS.40241

Scope and Contents

The correspondence concerns the business relations between John Murray II and Archibald Constable and his partners, and includes receipts, invoices and other business papers. The papers are arranged chronologically.


January: folios 1-30;

February: folios 31-50;

March: folios 51-80;

April: folios 81-95.


Folios 91-92. Letter, 21 April 1807, of Edward Mangin to Archibald Constable concerning the possibility of publishing a second edition of Mangin’s “The Life of C.G. Lamoignon Malesherbes”.


  • Creation: January-April 1807.


Language of Materials



0.00 Linear metres (i + 95 folios.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition



MS.23233. Proof copy of an apparently unpublished book, "Correspondence [1803-1825] between John Murray, London, and Archibald

Constable and A. Constable and Co., Edinburgh". The publication is entirely of transcriptions of the correspondence, with no

critical apparatus.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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