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Correspondence between John Murray II and Archibald Constable and Co., publishers, with related papers., 1811-1812.

Identifier: MS.40251

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 1-13;

March: folios 14-23;

April: folios 24-27;

May: folios 28-33;

June: folios 34-47;

July: folios 48-51;

August: folios 52-55;

September: folios 56-65;

October: folios 66-69;

November: folios 70-82;

December: folios 83-86.


January: folios 87-101;

February: folios 102-104;

March: folios 105-106;

April: folios 107-111;

May: folios 112-116;

June: folios 117-119;

July: folios 120-121;

August: folios 122-125;

September: folios 126-127;

October: folios 128-130;

November: folios 131-143;

December: folio 144;

undated, ?1812: folios 145-146.


  • Creation: 1811-1812.


Language of Materials



0.00 Linear metres (i + 146 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 Proof copy of an apparently unpublished book, "Correspondence [1803-1825] between John Murray, London, and Archibald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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