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Letters concerning Lord Byron of various correspondents to John Murray, publishers., 1880-1923, undated.

Identifier: MS.43500

Scope and Contents

The correspondence has been arranged alphabetically by author surname.

Letters of Hon. Charlotte Carleton, Lady Dorchester, to and occasionally annotated by John Murray IV, with letters written on her behalf by Henry Whalley Woodforde and a note of Doris Langley Moore, 1880-1900 and undated: folios 1-76;

Letters, drafts and copies of letters and notes of John Murray III and John Murray IV to Hon. Charlotte Carleton, Lady Dorchester, 1896-1906 and undated: folios 77-98;

Correspondence and papers relating to a poem entitled 'A Farrago Libelli' and ascribed by Bertram Dobell to Lord Byron consisting of:

Correspondence between Bertram Dobell and John Murray IV, including one of Percy John Dobell on behalf of his father Bertram, 1914-1915: folios 99-107;

Extract from the ‘English Review’ showing a copy of a poem entitled ‘A Farrago Libelli’ and an article by Bertram Dobell, 1915: folios 108-119;

Letter of Richard Frederick John Edgcumbe to John Murray IV, 1915: folios 120-122;

Copy of a letter of John Murray IV to Austin Harrison, the editor of the ‘English Review’ with a reply, 1915: folios 123-126;

Letters of Leonard Leopold Mackall to John Murray IV with some replies, two letters of Ernest Hartley Coleridge to John Murray IV, and press cuttings from the ‘New York Herald Tribune’, 1906-1925: folios 127-159;

Letters of Sir Harold George Nicolson to John Murray IV, with copies of replies, and a translation of a letter, dated 1824, of Pietro Gamba to John Cam Hobhouse, 1923: folios 160-176.


  • Creation: 1880-1923, undated.


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177 Leaves

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i + 176 folios.

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