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Letter from Smiles to Murray, 30 Nov 1859

Author(s): Smiles, Samuel

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6 Granville Park Terrace
Blackheath S.E

30 Nov 1859.




My Dear Sir


I have sent the first half
or so of the revised proofs to
Clowes & Coy , & will send the
remainder tomorrow . I will
make few or no alterations ,
in order that there may be
no delay ; and they may go
on printing off by Monday .


I hope the paper in
Frazer will do no harm —
if only by identifying me
in some way with the subject
of the Stephensons . I hear




Nov 30 1859

S. Smiles


of two , if not three Lives of
him as contemplated — one by
Manly of the Civil Engineers ,
another by a Mr W. B. Adams.
Theirs will be engineering mainly ,
& therefore I will [¿] to make
mine popular. Shall I write
Whymper about the requisite cuts?


[Yours] faithfully


S Smiles


P.S. — Will you direct your clerk
to send me a copy of Crokers
large vol Boswell , & to charge






me with it. Last night I
had the inspection of a large
mass of old letters which unravel
the mystery of the correspondence
with Lewis Paul referred to in
the vol.


J. Murray Esq

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Letter from Smiles to Murray, 30 Nov 1859

Document Information

Document ID 205
Title Letter from Smiles to Murray, 30 Nov 1859
Year group 1850-1900
Genre Personal writing
Year of publication 1859
Place of publication London
Wordcount 189

Author information: Smiles, Samuel

Author ID 59
Forenames Samuel
Surname Smiles
Gender Male
Year of birth 1822
Place of birth Haddington, Scotland
Mother's place of birth Dalkeith, Scotland
Father's place of birth Haddington, Scotland
Occupation Author, physician, editor, secretary
Education University
Locations where resident England, Haddington, Edinburgh, Londno