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Correspondence between John Murray II and Archibald Constable and Co., publishers, with related papers., 1809

Identifier: MS.40247

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 1-23;

February: folios 24-30;

March: folios 31-42;

April: folios 43-46;

June: folios 47-52;

October: folios 53-54;

November: folios 55-77;

December: folios 78-88.


  • Creation: 1809


Language of Materials



0.00 Linear metres (i + 88 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 Proof copy of an apparently unpublished book, "Correspondence [1803-1825] between John Murray, London, and Archibald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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