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Correspondence concerning memoirs of Austen Henry Layard., 1900-1925, undated.

Identifier: MS.42410

Scope and Contents

Included are comments of the manuscript readers. This folder has been arranged chronologically with undated items placed at the end of the sequence.

Letters and envelope possibly of Robert John Kennedy to Mary Enid Evelyn Layard, including his remarks of the memoirs of Austen Henry Layard, 1900: folios 1-21;

Letter and envelope of Louis Du Cane to Enid Cornelia Du Cane, enclosing a copy of a letter of John Murray [IV] to Louis Du Cane, 1915: folios 22-25;

Letters and postcards of John Murray [IV] and John Murray [V] to Louis Du Cane including a copy remarks about the memoirs, 1915-1925: folios 26-35;

Letter of Sir Geoffrey Cust Faber possibly to John Murray [V] with a note of John Murray [V], 1925: folios 36-40;

Readers review by Leonard Huxley of ‘Turkey: Memories, A. H. Layard’ and another entitled ‘Memoirs of Sir H. Layard at Constantinople’ by an unknown reviewer, undated: folios 41-43.


  • Creation: 1900-1925, undated.


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44 Leaves

Language of Materials



i + 43 folios.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


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Repository Details

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