Letters to Messrs. Cadell and Davies, publishers
Seven letters to Messrs. Cadell and Davies, publishers, some with draft replies, including letters from:
- James Cavanah Murphy, n.d., c.1795 (fols. 6-7);
- Sir Henry Moncreiff Wellwood, baronet, 1808 (fols. 8-9);
- Claudius Buchanan, 1813 (fols. 14-16);
- Thomas Gisborne, 1822 (fols. 19-20).
- Creation: c.1795-1822
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. b. 27 , fols. 6-7]
MS. Eng. lett. b. 27 (fols. 6-20).
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 21652
Seven letters to Messrs. Cadell and Davies, publishers.
Biographical / Historical
Cadell & Davies was a firm of publishers and booksellers.
James Cavanah Murphy (1760-1814) was an architect and antiquary.
Sir Henry Moncreiff Wellwood (1750-1827) was a baronet and Church of Scotland minister
Claudius Buchanan (1766-1815) was a chaplain for the East India Company.
Thomas Gisborne (1758-1846) was a writer and Church of England minister.
Details for individuals are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased by the Library, John Wilson, cat. 28 (1977), 9
- Letters to Messrs. Cadell and Davies, publishers
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