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John Murray Correspondence

John Murray to Leigh Hunt
Mar. 13, 1809

John Murray to George Canning
Sept. 25, 1807 - soliciting the statesman's support in establishing a journal to rival the Edinburgh Review. John Murray's own holograph copy of the letter appears here for the first time, with variants highlighted between his copy and the version that appears in Samuel Smiles's Memoir of John Murray.

John Murray to his wife, Annie Murray
Sept. 27, 1808 - written soon after a crucial meeting with James Ballantyne.
Oct. 5, 1808 - written soon after his visit to Walter Scott during which the Quarterly Review was first set on foot.

Published @ RC

February 2005