Murray, John, 1808-1892Variant names
John Murray, English publisher. The son of the John Murray who published Byron, he began working at his family's firm in 1828.
From the guide to the John Murray III manuscript material : 2 items, 1829-1845, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)
From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1872 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612883
John Murray, junior, was a notable English publisher, and also an editor and author. Like his namesake father, he was a successful businessman and published several important works.
From the description of John Murray, Jr., letter to M. Tart, 1836 Sept. 6. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51999694
John Murray (1808-1892) was a publisher in the British firm of John Murray.
Murray attended Charterhouse School and later Edinburgh University, receiving an MA in 1827. He was a part of the publishing firm when Sir Walter Scott acknowledged the authorship of the Waverley novels. After traveling throughout Europe, John Murray wrote guide books on Holland, France, South Germany, and Switzerland.
The Mrs. Tindal, to whom the letter was addressed, may have been Mrs. Acton Tindal (Henrietta Euphemia Harrison), a noted British poet.
"John Murray (1808-1892)," Dictionary of National Biography. 2nd edition (London: Smith, Eder, & Co., 1906) http://books.google.com (accessed November 2011).
From the guide to the John Murray letter to Mrs. Tindal, 1862 August 8, (University of Delaware Library - Special Collections)
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