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Memoir of John Murray

Vol. 1 Contents
Chapter I.
Chapter II.
Chapter III.
Chapter IV.
Chapter V.
Chapter VI.
Chapter VII.
Chapter VIII.
Chapter IX.
Chapter X.
Chapter XI.
Chapter XII.
Chapter XIII.
Chapter XIV.
Chapter XV.
Chapter XVI.
Chapter XVII.
Chapter XVIII.
Chapter XIX.
Vol. 2 Contents
Chap. XX.
Chap. XXI.
Chap. XXII.
Chap. XXIII.
Chap. XXIV.
Chap. XXV.
Chap. XXVI.
Chap. XXVII.
Chap. XXIX.
Chap. XXX.
Chap. XXXI.
Chap. XXXII.
Chap. XXXIV.
Chap. XXXV.
Chap. XXXVI.
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Abercorn, Marq. and Marchioness of, ii. 63.
Advance Sheets System, ii. 27.
Afghanistan, books on, ii. 506.
Airican Association, i. 239, 240; i. 278.
Aglietri, Dr., i. 393; i. 398.
Alison’s “Essays on Taste,” i. 324.
Allegra, death of, ii. 430; buried at
Harrow, ii. 432.
Allen, John, i. 324.
Appleton, the American bookseller, ii. 426.
Ashley, Lord (afterwards Lord Shaftesbury), article in Q. R. on Factory System, ii. 450.
Aspinwall, Col., ii. 256; ii. 258.
Athenaeum Club, i. 264.
Aucher, Padre Pasquale, ii. 464.
Austen, Miss Jane, “Northanger Abbey,” i. z8l, 283; Novels published by Murray, i. 282, 283.
Austin, Mrs. Sarah, ii. 375.
Austria, Empress of, i. 280.
Baillie, Mrs. Joanna, i.i 17; i. 324; her opinion of Fanny Kemble’s “Francis the First,” ii. 399.
Baldwin & Cradock, i. 318.
Ballantyne & Co. (John & James), bill transactions with Murray, i. 84; i. 185; i. 195; partnership with Scott, i. 85; proposed edition of “British Novelists,” i. 86-89; Works of De Foe, i. 89; Edinburgh Annual Register, ibid.; 1.94,i. 119; James B. meets Murray at Boroughbridge, i. 141; appointed Edinburgh agents for Q. R., i. 142; views on Q. R., i. 145; i. 159; close alliance with Murray, i. 170; financial difficulties, i. 170- 172; i. 241; breach with Murray, i.
175; failure of Edinburgh Ann. Reg., i. 191; “Waverley,” i. 244; “Tales of a Grandfather,” i. 245; “Lord of the Isles,” ibid.; i. 258; “Don Roderick,” i. 258; Scott’s proposed letters from the Continent, i. 273; “Paul’s Letters,” i. 277; i. 286; propesal to Murray and Blackwood about Scott’s works, i. 457 et seq.; in debt to Scott, i. 463; “Tales of my Landlord,” “The Black Dwarf,” i. 466; unauthorised edition of the “Heart of Midlothian,” ii. I; bankruptcy, ii. 212; death of John Ballantyne, ii. 251.
Banks, Sir Joseph, i. 277.
Barker, Miss, i. 259; i. 272.
Barnes, J., Editor of the “Times,” ii. 369; ii. 384.
Barrow, Sir John, induced by Canning to write for Q. R., i. 166; opinion of Byron, i. 405; on Byron’s Memoirs, i. 442; letter to Murray on Tuckey’s “journal,” ii. 31; connection with the Q. R., ii. 44; visit to Gifford, ii. 58; advice as to Parry’s “Journal,” ii. loo; consulted by Murray about voyages or travels, ii. 151; nicknamed “Chronometer” by B. Disraeli, ii. 189; “Mutiny of the Bounty,” ii. 302; “Life of Admiral Howe”—protests against Murray’s generosity, ii. 428; “Lord Anson’s Memoir,” ii. 429; articles in lhe Q. R.:—“Java,” i. 199; “Timber and Shipbuilding,” “Naval Dry Rot,” i. 284; “Polar Explorations,” ii. 45; “Birkbeck’s Notes on America,” ii. 51; “Navy of England and France,” ii. 54; “Wm. Faux in America,” ii. 157; “Australian Colonies,” ii. 455.
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Barry, Mr. (of Genoa) Byron’s friend, ii. 465.
Bartholdy, Baron, ii. 114.
Barton, Bernard, i. 473.
Basevi, George, i. 273.
Basevi, junr., George, ii. 200.
Bastard, Capt., ii. 78.
Beattie, Dr., i. 334.
Beddowes, J., “Scheele’s Essays,” i. 26.
Bedford, Grosvenor, i. 108; i. 259.
Bell, Sir Charles, i. 324; “Anatomy of Expression,” ii. 118.
Bell, Lady, ii. 519.
Bell & Bradfute, i. 253.
Bellenden, Mary, ii. 93.
Belzoni, Giovanni, ii. 95-99.
Berry, Miss, edits “Horace Walpole’s Reminiscences,” ii. 95.
Bessborough, Countess of, i. 410.
Bidlake, Mr., i. 35.
Birkbeck’s “Notes on America,” ii. 51.
Black’s “Life of Tasso,” i. 196.
Blackwood, William, appointed Murray’s Agent for Scotland, i. 175; visits Murray, i. 247; intimacy with Murray, i. 255; early career, ibid.; opinion of John Wilson, i. 343; threatens Constable with proceedings for printing Byron’s “Poems,” i. 363, 364; refuses to sell “Don Juan,” i. 404; alliance and correspondence with Murray, i. 452-474; Office in Edinburgh, a literary lounge, i. 453; suspects William Erskine to be author of “Guy Mannering,” i. 454; dinner at which “Siege of Corinth “and “Parisina” were read, i. 455; Ballantyne’s proposals about Scott’s works, i. 457; Blackwood’s Magazine started, i. 476; Murray’s remonstrance about the personality of articles, i. 482-486; Hazlitt’s libel action, i. 486; i. 491-493; interested with Murray in various works, ii. 1, 2.
Blackwood’s Magazine, started (first called Edinburgh Magazine), i. 476; article attacking Byron, i, 405; “Ancient Chaldee MS.,” i. 478: “The Cockney School of Poetry,” i. 479-481; i. 494; personality of articles, i. 482 et seq.; “Hypocrisy Unveiled,” etc., i. 487; Murray retires from—Cadell and Davies appointed London Agents for, i. 494;
article on Shelley’s “Revolt of Islam,” i. 495.
Blessington, Countess of, “Conversations with Lord Byron,” ii. 76.
Blewitt, Octavian, ii. 483.
Blomfield, Rev. C. J. (Bishop of Chester), ii. 238.
Blunt, Rev. J. J., ii. 300.
Bohn, Mr., issues pirated edition of Washington lrving’s works; lawsuit with Murray, ii. 262.
Borrow, George, his youth; capacity for learning languages; appointed Agent to the Bible Society—Russia, Norway, Turkey and Spain, ii. 484; his translation of the Bible: called Lavengro; his splendid physique, ii. 485; “Gypsies of Spain,” ibid.; “The Bible in Spain,” ii. 485-493; as a horse-breaker, ii. 486; remarks on Allan Cunningham’s death, ii. 488; asked to become a member of the Royal Institution, ii. 492.
Boswell, Sir Alexander, ii. 47.
“Boswell’s Johnson,” Croker’s edition of, ii. 289.
Brandt, Professor W. T., ii. 207.
Bray, Mrs., ii. 83.
Brewster, Dr., “Mechanical Philosophy,” i. 250.
Brockedon, William, his portrait of the Countess Guiccioli, ii. 423; Murray’s
companion during travels abroad, ii. 464; his help in Murray’s Handbooks, ii. 482.
Broderip, W. J., ii. 441.
Brougham, Lord, his article in Ed. Rev. on Dr. Young’s theory of light, i. 92; Chairman of the Society for the diffusion of Useful Knowledge, ii. 295; interest in Mrs. Somerville, ii. 406; at Rokeby, ii. 453.
Broughton, Lord, see Hobhouse.
Brown, Dr. Thomas, “Philosophy of the Human Mind,” and “Paradise of Coquettes,” i. 278.
Browne, Col. H., ii. 32.
Brunton, Miss, i. 137.
Brunton, Mrs., “Emmeline,” “Self-Control,” and “Discipline,” ii. 73.
Brunton, Rev. Dr., ii. 73.
Buccleuch, Duke of, his present of a farm to James Hogg, i. 347.
Bucke, Charles, “Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature,” ii. 29.
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Buckland, Mrs., ii. 363.
Buckland, Professor, ii. 59; ii. 363.
Barges, Miss, ii. 359.
Burges, Sir James Bland, i. 372.
Burgoyne, R.E., Col., ii. 370.
Burnes, Sir Alexander, on the new Overland Route, ii. 392; at Cabool, ii. 444; his “Residence in Cabool,” ii. 506.
Butler, Charles, “Historical Memoirs,” ii. 29; “Books on the R. Cath. Church,” ii. 237.
Butler, Pierce (Fanny Kemble’s husband), ii. 399; correspondence with Murray, ii. 401.
Burney, Dr., i. 22.
Buxton, Thos. Fowell, “Slave Trade and its Remedy,” ii. 438.
Bynner, H., ii. 203.
Byron, Lord, first association and meeting with Murray, i. 205, 207; “Childe Harold,” i. 207-212; presented to Prince Regent, i. 212; breach with Scott healed, i. 213, 215; “The Waltz,” i. 217; member of Drury Lane Committee, ibid.; “Giaour,” “Bride of Abydos,” i. 219-222; “Corsair,” i. 223; “Ode to Napoleon,” i. 228; “Lara,” i. 229-231; marriage, i. 251; i. 350; meets Scott at Murray’s house, i. 267; remarks on Battle of Waterloo, i. 270; portrait by Phillips, i. 272; kindness to Maturin, i. 293, 295; remarks on Mme, de Stael, i. 314; dealings with Murray, i. 350 et seq.; residence in Piccadilly, i. 352; pecuniary embarrassments, ibid.; Murray’s generous offer, i. 353; Murray’s remonstrance, i. 355; “Siege of Corinth” and “Parisina,” i. 353 et seq.; separation from wife, i. 360; sale of effects: “Sketch from Private Life,” i. 361, 362; leaves England, i. 364; “Childe Harold” and “Prisoner of Chillon,” i. 365, 369; “Armenian Grammar,” i. 370; remarks on Scott’s Review of “Childe Harold,” Canto III., i. 376; “Swiss Journal,” i. 381; “Manfred,” i. 382; attack of fever at Venice, i. 384; “Lament of Tasso,” ibid.; “Childe Harold,” Canto IV., i. 385; irritated at Gifford’s correction of “Manfred,” i. 387; visit from Hobhouse, i. 388; his bust by Thorwaldsen, i. 391; corre-
spondence with Murray in 1817 to 1822, i. 392-432; “Beppo,” i. 392; Frere’s “Whistlecraft,” i. 394; “Miscellaneous Poems,” ibid.; at Venice and Ravenna, i. 396 et seq.; account of Monk Lewis in “Detached Thoughts,” i. 396; opinion of Southey, i. 399; “Don Juan,” Cantos I. & II.; Murray’s suggestions as to, i. 401; hatred of Romilly, ibid.; “Letter of Julia,” i. 402; “Mazeppa,” “Ode to Venice,” i. 403; “Prophecy of Dante,” i. 408, 412, 420; Copyright of “Don Juan,” i. 405-408; Countess Guiccioli; proposal to visit S. America, i. 409; “Don Juan,” Cantos III. & IV.; translation of Pulci’s “Morgante Maggiore,” i. 411; “Marino Faliero,” produced at Drury Lane; “Don Juan,” Canto V., i. 412; Murray’s refusal to publish further Cantos of “Don Juan,” i. 413; “My boy Hobby O! “Hobhouse’s anger, i. 417; Whig Club at Cambridge, i. 418; pamphlet on “Bowles’ strictures,” i. 420; “Sardanapalus,” 421; i. 425; “The Two Foscari,” “Cain: a Mystery,” i. 422; i. 425; injunction in case of “Cain,” i. 426-428; indignation at Oxoniensis’ attack on Murray, i. 427; at Pisa, i. 428; death and burial of Allegra, i. 432; illness, and last letter to Murray, i. 434; adopts Hato or Hatagee, i. 435; the Suliotes incident, i. 436; death: Murray’s application for his burial in Westminster Abbey refused, i. 436; buried at Hucknall Torkard Church, i. 437; Memoirs and Moore, i. 438; destruction of Memoirs, i. 442, 443; agreement between Moore and Murray, i. 445-448; “Medwin’s Conversations,” 4.450; Moore undertakes to write “Life,” i. 451; Murray’s negotiations with Moore as to “Life,” ii. 307; old servant, Fletcher, ii. 311; agreement as to “Life,” ii. 312; Vol. I. of “Life,” published, ii. 318; Vol. II., ii. 320; Murray’s proposed edition of his works, ii. 327; Thorwaldsen’s statue refused by Dean of Westminster, ii. 330; attempt to alter Dean’s decision; the statue placed in library of Trinity College, Cambridge, ii. 331.
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Byron, Lady, Murray’s opinion of, i. 347; i. 368; her offer to Murray for redemption of Byron’s Memoirs, i. 441.
Cadell & Davies, appointed London
Agents for “Blackwood’s Magazine,” i. 494.
Callcott, Lady, see Graham, Mrs.
Callcott, Sir Augustus, i. 321.
Campbell, Thomas, “Pleasures of Hope,” “Hohenlinden,” “The Exile of Erin,” “Ye Mariners of England,” “Battle of the Baltic,” “Locheil’s Warning,” i. 322; at
Sydenham, i. 323; correspondence with Scott, i. 326; intimacy with Murray, i. 327 et seq.; proposed “Selection from British Poets,” i. 328 et seq.; “Gertrude of Wyoming,” i. 330; Lectures on Poetry, i. 331; “Now Barabbas was a Publisher,” i. 336; his opinion of Mrs. Hemans’ “Records of Woman,” i. 342.
Canning, George, starts “Anti-Jacobin,” i. 91; i. 138; assists in starting “Quarterly Review,” i. 93; i. 115, 116; contributes to Q. R., i. 126; writes George Ellis’s epitaph, i. 127; article in Q. R. on “Austrian State Papers,” i. 158; on Spain, i. 160, 161; opinion of Rogers’ “Jacqueline,” i. 230; views on the Royal Society of Literature, i. 237; opinion of “Waverley,” i. 243; connection with the article “Mr. Brougham’s Education Committee” in Q. R., ii. 49; letters from Gifford, ii. 162, 173; assistance to Gifford, ii. 171; called “X.” by Benjamin Disraeli, ii. 187.
Canning, Stratford, “The Miniature,” i. 67, 68; connection with Q. R.,i. 93; introduces Gifford to Murray, i. 94; his mission to Constantinople, i. 152.
Canada, rebellion in, ii. 368; discussion in Parliament, ii. 370.
Carlile, Mr. Gifford’s guardian, i. 128.
Carlyle, Thomas, recommended to Murray by Lord Jeffrey, ii. 349; correspondence with Murray about “Sartor Resartus,” ii. 350 et seq.; “Sartor Resartus” declined by other publishers; returns to Craigenputtock; “Sartor Resartus” published in “Fraser’s Magazine,” and, through Emerson’s influence, in United States, ii. 355; opinion of Lockhart, ii.
452; pamphlet on “Chartism,” ii.
453; opinion of John Sterling’s poem, “The Election,” ii. 498.
Cartwright, Rev. Dr. Edmund, “Armine and Elvira,” i. 7; i. 33.
Cartwright, Major John, i. 7.
Catlin’s “Red Man in Canada, &c.,” ii. 372.
Cavour, Count, introduced to Murray, ii. 423.
Cawthorn, publisher of “English Bards and Scotch Reviewers,” i. 205.
Cervetto, i. 247.
Chalmers, George, “Private Life of Queen Mary,” ii. 13.
Chantrey, Sir F., calls Murray “a brother Cyclops,” i. 32; his bust of Scott, i. 424; his connection with Allan Cunningham, ii. 152.
Charlotte, Princess, ii. 162.
Chartist Riots, ii. 452.
Chesterfield, Lord, ii. 85.
Cholera scare in Germany, ii. 466, 467.
Clapperton, Capt. Hugh, ii. 240.
Clarence, Duke of, i. 249.
Cleghorn, James, editor of “Blackwood’s Magazine,” i. 477.
Clowes, Mr., Sir F. Head at his office, ii. 356.
Cobbett, William, i. 136-138.
Cohen, Francis, see Palgrave, Sir Francis.
Colborne, Sir John, ii. 368.
Colburn, the publisher, “Medwin’s Conversations,” i. 449; “Vivian Grey,” ii. 218; declines “Sartor Resartus,” ii. 352.
Coleridge, H. Nelson, ii. 416.
Coleridge, John Taylor, ii. 60; ii. 155; appointed Editor to “Quarterly Review,” ii. 164; wishes to resign editorship, ii. 198; resigns, and appointed a Judge, ii. 219; ii. 231.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, “Biographia Litteraria,” i. 296; correspondence with Murray, i. 297-307; “Goethe’s Faust,” i. 297; “Wallenstein,” i. 300; “The Friend,”i. 301; “Remorse,” “Glycine,” “Christabel,” “Christmas Tale,” “Zapolya,” i. 303, 304; opinion of Frere, i. 305.
Coles, Benjamin W., ii. 134.
Colman’s Comedy, “John Bull,” i. 32.
Colquhoun, Rt. Hon. J. C. (Lord Advocate), i. 100; i. 103.
Colquhoun, Sir James, ii. 38.
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Colquhoun, John, “The Moor and the Loch,” ii. 494; correspondence with
Murray, ii. 495; dissatisfaction with Blackwood, ibid.; visit to London and interview with Murray, ii. 496.
Conolly, Lieut. A., ii. 444.
Constable, Archibald (Constable & Co.), i. 35; early years, i. 56; “Farmer’s Magazine,” “Scots Magazine,” “Edinburgh Review,” i. 57; his partner, A. G. Hunter, ibid.; appointed Murray’s agent, i. 59; “Sir Tristram” and “Lay of the Last Minstrel,” ibid.; breach with Longman, i. 60; £1000 for “Marmion,” i. 76; injunction as to Edin. Rev. obtained by Longman, i. 78; letter to Jeffrey, i. 79; “Mountain Bard,” and “Shepherd’s Guide” (Hogg), i. 80; Murray’s remonstrances as to drawing Bills, i. 81-83; i. 186; i. 196; establishes London House; breach with Murray, i. 83; proposals from Murray, i. 174; “Douglas’s Peerage,” i. 197; final breach with Murray, ibid.; fresh alliance with Scott, i. 241; “Antiquary,” i. 285; Campbell’s “Selections from the British Poets,” i. 327; Poems by Byron on his Domestic Circumstances, i. 363; Mrs. Markham’s “History of England,” ii. 152; bankruptcy, ii. 212; ii. 248; “Constable’s Miscellany,” ii. 246-250; renews friendship with Murray, ii. 247; death, ii. 251.
Constant, Benjamin, i. 276; i. 281.
Cook, John Douglas, Editor of “Saturday Review,” ii. 384.
Cooke, Robert, i. 32.
Cooke, W. B. (the engraver), ii. 50.
Cookesley, William, Gifford’s benefactor, i. 130; correspondence with Gifford, i. 131-134; death, i. 134.
Cooper, James Fenimore, ii. 134.
Cooper, Samuel, “Dictionary of Practical Surgery,” i. 67.
Coplestone, i. 181.
Copyright Bill, the, Lockhart’s article on, ii. 499; Mitchell’s opinion of, ii. 500; Mr. Gladstone’s remarks on, ii. 501.
Cornaro Palace at Venice, burnt, i. 389.
Cornwall, Barry (B. W. Procter), ii. 101.
Cotton, Sir W. T., ii. 444.
Coxe, Archdeacon, ii. 85.
Crabbe, “Tales of the Hall,” and other poems, ii. 71, 72; his death, ii. 385.
Creech and Elliot, i. 18.
Croker, Crofton, ii. 97; “Fairy Legends,” ii. 152; Scott’s description of, ii. 291.
Croker, John Wilson, i. 162; constant contributor to “Quarterly,” i. 201; visit to Prince Rrgent, i. 249: “Talavera,” i. 265; portrait by Eddis, i. 271; “Stories for Children on Hist. of England,” i. 339; on “Don Juan” and Byron, i. 413-416; visit to Edinburgh, i. 465; takes charge of Q. R. during Gifford’s illness, ii. 57; views on the “Monthly Register,” ii. 66-68; edits Lady Hervey’s “Letters,” ii. 86; opinion of the Waldegrave and Walpole Memoirs, ii. 89; edits the “Suffolk Papers,” 91; edits Mrs. Delany’s Letters, ii. 94; part proprietor with Murray of the “Guardian” ii. 113; death of his only son, ii. 117; proposes to start a weekly newspaper, “The Constitution,” ii. 181; Lockhart’s opinion of him, ii. 225; “Boswell’s Johnson,” ii. 287; ii. 289; on “Horace Walpole’s Letters to Mr. Mason,” ii. 294; opinion of “Moore’s Life of Byron,” ii. 321; opinion of Leigh Hunt’s “Tatler,” ii. 322; final retirement from official life; turns to literary work, ii. 379; resolve not to write political articles, ii. 381; remarks on Q. R., ii. 382; on Mrs. Lockhart’s death, ii. 383; refuses Murray’s “excessive payments,” ii. 429, 430; takes charge of Q. R. during Lockhart’s illness, ii. 505; number of his articles in Q. R., ii. 379; some of which are: “Miss Edgeworth,” i. 202; “Sketch of Brougham,” i. 260; “Coleman’s Vagaries,” i. 262; Miss Plumptre’s “Residence in Ireland,” ii. 44; “Moore’s Life of Lord Fitzgerald,” “Colonial Government, Head’s Narrative. Durham’s Report,” ii. 373; “Wellington Despatches,” ii. 379; “Dr. Keith on the Prophecies,” ii. 380; “Fanny Kemble’s Journal,” ii. 402.
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Cullen, Dr. W., “Practice of Physic,” i. 20.
Cumberland, Richard, “New Review,” and “John de Lancaster,” i. 98.
Cumming, Thomas, i. 9.
Cunningham, Allan, Chantrey’s Secretary, ii. 152; “Paul Jones: a Romance,” ii. 194; “Lives of the Artists,” ii. 296; constant correspondent of Murray’s, ii. 433; his death, ii. 434; “Memoirs of Sir D. Wilkie,” ii. 496; Lockhart’s article in Q. R. on the “Memoirs,” ii. 497.
Cunningham, Rev. J. W., and the burial of Allegra at Harrow, i. 430.
Cunningham, Mounsey, i. 190.
Cunningham, Peter, ii. 447.
Cuthill, i. 255.
Dacre, Lady (Mrs. Wilmot), i. 379; ii. 118; ii. 137; opinion of Fanny
Kemble’s “Journal,” ii. 402.
Dagley (the Engraver), i. 45; i. 48; book on Gems, i. 58.
D’Aguilar, Col., ii. 321.
Dallas, Mr., i. 205 et seq.
Dallas, Sir George, ii. III.
Dartmouth, Earl of, ii. 449.
Davidson, Rev. J., “Oxford and Mr. Coplestone,” i. 181.
Davies, Annie, Gifford’s housekeeper, i. 248; i. 261, 262, 263.
Davies, Scrope, i. 386; ii. 420.
Davy, Sir Humphry, i. 286; ii. 208; “Salmonia, or Days of Fly-Fishing,” ii. 266.
De Beaumont, ii. 423.
De Guignes, “History of Dutch Embassy to China,” i. 167.
D’Haussez, Baron, ii. 343.
Delany, Mrs., ii. 94.
Denham, Major, ii. 240.
Delia Cruscan School of Poetry, i. 136.
De Quincy, i. 477.
Deshayes, ii. 391.
De Sismondi, J. C. L., “History of the Italian Republics,” ii. 36.
De Stael, Madame, i. 220; ordered to quit Paris, i. 247; driven from Switzerland, i. 266; a frequenter of Murray’s drawing-room, ibid.; correspondence with Murray; “L’Allemagne,” i. 313-316; Byron’s and Gifford’s opinion of, i. 313; essay
against Suicide, i. 314; “La Revolution Francaise,” i. 316; death, i. 318.
De Stael, Baron, i. 316-318.
De Tocqueville, ii. 423.
Diedrich Knickerbocker (Washington Irving’s pseudonym), ii. 126.
Dillon, Sir John, “The Chieftain’s Daughter,” ii. 35.
Disraeli, Benjamin, ii. 107, 108; “Aylmer Papillon,” “History of Paul Jones,” ii. 182; ii. 194; correspondence with Murray, ii. 182; pamphlets on Mining Speculations; ii. 185; connection with Messrs. Powles, ibid.; ii. 254; partner with Murray and Powles in “Representative,” ii. 186; letters to Murray on the “Representative” negotiations, ii. 187 et seq.; description of York Cathedral, ii. 188; visits Lockhart, ii. 190; interview with Scott at Chiefswood, ii. 191; second visit to Scotland, and exertions on behalf of “Representative,” ii. 200 et seq.; drops his connection with “Representative,” ii. 206; “Vivian Grey” and “Contarini Fleming,” ii. 218, 332-340; renewal of correspondence with Murray, ii. 332 et seq.; travels in Spain, etc., ii. 334; Radical candidate for Wycombe, ii. 337; attended by Tita (Byron’s Gondolier), ii. 340; “Gallomania,” ii. 341 et seq.; declines being returned for a Tory borough, refuses to join Conservative Club, ii. 345; publishes reply to criticisms on “Gallomania,” ii. 348.
D’Israeli, Isaac, “Curiosities of Literature,” i. 41; friendship with Murray, i. 42-55; “Flim-Flams,” i. 43; birth of his son, Benjamin, i. 47; Murray’s marriage-settlement Trustee, i. 73; advice about Q. R., i. 163-165; anxiety about Murray’s health, i. 179; “Calamities of Authors,” i. 214; i. 236, 237; his illness, i. 277; opinion of Miss Williams’ “Narrative of Events in France,” i. 280; “Character of James L,” i. 339; remarks on “Siege of Corinth,” i. 358; article in Q. R. on Spence’s “Anecdotes,” ii. 53; “Literary Character,” ii. 68; impromptu on Belzoni, ii. 97; meets Washington Irving at Murray’s ii. 127; advice to Murray on choice of Gifford’s successor, ii. 156; views on
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J. T. Coleridge’s appointment, ii. 168; consulted by Murray as to “Representative,” ii. 193; proposed pamphlet on his misunderstanding with Murray, ii. 215-217.
Dodd, “Our Autumn on the Rhine,” ii. 265.
Douglas, Sir Howard, “Military Bridges,” ii. 9.
D’Oyley, Rev. Dr., i. 157; i. 161; ii. 15.
Drummond (Under Sec. for Ireland), ii. 370.
Dudley, Lord, on Reform, i. 202; on Mdme.de Stael’s death, i. 318; his “Letters,” ii. 443.
Dundas, Robert, i. 102.
Dundonald, Earl of (Lord Cochrane), ii. 150.
Duppa, Richard, “Life of Michael Angelo,” i. 69.
Durham, Earl of, ii. 369.
Eastlake, Lady, “Letters from the Baltic,” ii. 441, 442.
Eastlake, Sir Charles L., “Translation of Memoirs of the Carbonari,” ii. 114; Mrs. Graham’s interest in, ii. 115.
Eaton, Mrs., i. 279; i. 405.
Ebrington, Lord, i. 351.
Edinburgh Annual Register, i. 191; i. 196.
Edinburgh Magazine and Review, i. 12.
Edinburgh Review started, i. 91; published by Murray, i. 76, 77; its great success, i. 80; injunction obtained by Longman, i. 78; Jeffrey, editor of, ibid.; denounces Government, i. 92; articles on “Marmion,” i. 95, 96; on “Don Cevallos on the Occupation of Spain,” i. 97.
Edwards, Rev. E., ii. 211; ii. 251.
Eldon, Lord, on copyright of “Cain,” i. 428.
Elliot, Miss, i. 67; marries John Murray II., i. 73.
Elliot, Charles, i. 18; i. 67.
Ellis, George, i. 100; birth and parentage, i. 125; “Poetical Tales of Sir Gregory Gander,” ibid.; mission to the Hague: elected M. P. for Seaford, i. 125; intimacy with George Canning; friendship with Scott, i 126; “Specimens of Early English Poetry”; “Specimens of Early English
Romances”; his reviews of Scott’s and Byron’s poems; contributes to Q. R., i. 126; constant critic of the Q. R. i. 151; i. 159; articles on Spain and W. India, i. 160-161; on ponderous articles in Q. R., i. 163; “Clarke’s Travels,” i. 184; advice as to punctuality in issuing Q. R., i. 188; his death—epitaph written by George Canning, i. 127.
Ellis, Sir Henry, “Embassy to China,” ii. 63.
Elliston, the actor, i. 217.
Elmsley, Rev. P., i. 284.
Elphinstone, Hon. Mount-Stuart, “Kingdom of Cabul,” i. 285.
Emerson, friendship with Carlyle, ii. 355.
English Review, i. 12; i. 21; i. 23.
Erskine, Lord, “Armata,” i. 370.
Erskine, William, i. 148, 150; i. 156, 158; i. 454.
Everett, A. H., ii. 83; ii. 402.
Eyre, Lieutenant, “Military Operations in Cabool,” ii. 506.
Faber, Rev. G. S., ii. 237.
Factory districts in 1839, the state of, ii. 450; ii. 452.
Falconer, William, “The Shipwreck”; and “Universal Marine Dictionary,” i. 3; i. 6; lost at sea, i. 5.
Family Library, works comprising, ii. 296 et seq.; the whole series (47 vols.) handed over by Murray to Tegg & Co., ii. 302.
Faussett, Dr. Godfrey, ii. 300.
Fazakerly’s interview with Napoleon, i.350.
Fellows, Sir Charles, “Excavations in Lycia,” ii. 441; ii. 494.
Ferriar, Dr., on “Apparitions,” L 243.
Field, Barron, ii. 244.
Fielding’s Novels, i. 69.
Fisher, Alexander, ii. 100.
Fletcher (Byron’s servant), ii. 311; ii. 465.
Fletcher, Mrs., i. 33.
Ford’s Dramatic Works, ii. 173.
Ford, Richard, ii. 449; “Handbook, to Spain,” ii. 490; opinion of Borrow, ii. 491.
Foscolo, Ugo, i. 410; ii. 52; ii. 135-142.
Foy, General, ii. 282.
Frankland, Sir Robert, ii. 432.
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Franklin, Sir John, ii. 120; Governor of Van Diemen’s land, ii. 419.
Franklin, Lady (Miss E. A. Porden), ii. 120.
Fraser, Rev. Alexander, i. 24.
Fraser, Mr., offers £150 for “Sartor Resartus,” ii. 352.
Freeling, Sir Francis, ii. 384, 385.
Frere, John Hookham, i. 107; i. 116; opinion of “The Giaour,” and “Bride of Abydos,” i. 221; of “Lara,” i. 230; Coleridge’s opinion of, i. 305; his marriage, i. 366; on Lord Erskine’s “Armata,” i. 370; “Whistlecraft,” i. 392; i. 394; ii. 21; opinion of “Beppo,” i. 393; on advertising, ii. 22; translation of Aristophanes, ii. 18; ii. 24.
Froissart, i. 145.
Galignani, ii. 116.
Garden, Mrs., “Memorials of James Hogg,” i. 479.
“Gazetteer of Scotland,” i. 66.
Gerard, the French painter, i. 276.
Gifford, William, birth and parentage, i. 127; hardships and sufferings, i. 128; removed from school and bound apprentice to shoemaker: study of algebra; adopted by Cookesley, i. 129; at Oxford: correspondence with Cookesley, i. 131; the “Pastorals”; money troubles, i. 132; Cookesley’s help and advice, i. 133; elegy on death of Cookesley’s child; translation of 10th Satire of Juvenal, ibid.; Governor Palk’s generosity, i. 134; grief at Cookesley’s death: completes translation of loth Satire of Juvenal; “Baviad” and “Maeviad,” the Delia Cruscan School of Poetry; correspondence with William Cobbett, i. 136; editor of Anti-Jacobin: edits Massinger’s plays, i. 138; introduced to Murray, i. 94; accepts editorship of Q. R., i. 99; advice from Scott on Q. R., i. 104-107; Southey and the Q. R., i. 108; intimacy with George Canning, i. 116; unpunctuality as editor, i. 156; at Ryde, i. 158; i. 194; i. 203; i. 248; i. 261; i. 403; George Canning and the Q. R., i. 161; i. 166; Southey’s “Life of Nelson,” i. 177; Miss A. T. Palmer’s bribe, i. 180; disagreement with Murray, i. 181; harmony
restored, i. 184; wages war with Edin. Rev., i. 183; proposes to resign Q. R. editorship, i. 188; intimacy with Murray, i. 192; opinion of Pillans, i. 193; bad health, i. 195; i.26l; Murray’s present, i. 195; opinion of W. S. Landor, i. 199; review of Ford’s Dramatic Works, i. 200; ii. 273; on Charles Lamb—his deep grief, i. 200; opinion of “Childe Harold,” i. 209; i. 365; of “The Giaour,” and Byron, i. 219; i. 366; illness of his housekeeper at Ryde, i. 248; i. 261, 262; opinion of Southey, i. 260; death of his house-keeper—memorial to her; libellous attack on him, i. 263; opinion of Miss Austen’s novels, i. 282; of Maturin, i. 293; of Mdme. de Stael, i. 314; illness at Dover, i. 337; Murray gives him a carriage, i. 338; edition of “Ben Jonson,” i. 338; i. 366; i. 369; opinion of Mrs. Hemans, i. 342; Byron’s “unlordly scrape,” i. 356; note on the “Siege of Corinth,” i. 357; on “Parisina,” 1. 359; corrections in proofs of “Manfred,” Byron’s irritation thereat, i. 387; opinion of “Mazeppa,” i. 403; of “Don Juan,” i. 405; i. 422; of “The Two Foscari,” i. 422; instructs Dr. Ireland (his executor) to destroy all confidential letters, etc., ii. 44; complains that Government does not support Q. R., ii. 52; the difficulties of editors, ii. 53; illness, ii. 54; ii. 56; ii. 59; at Ramsgate, ii. 55; ii. 59; drawn for Militia, ii. 56; Croker takes charge of Q. R., ii. 57; opinion of Milman’s “Fall of Jerusalem,” ii. 102; condoles with Murray on death of his son, ii. 117; Washington Irving’s description of, ii. 130; serious illness, ii. 155-162; letter to George Canning, ii. 157; resigns editorship, ii. 162; declines Oxford degree, ii. 163; Murray’s liberality to him, ii. 169, 170; helped by Canning and Lord Liverpool, ii. 171; last Tetter to Canning, ii. 173 i his death and burial in Westminster Abbey, ii. 174; will, ii. 175; character, ibid.; love for children, ii. 177; venomous attack upon him, ibid.
Gilbert and Hodges, i. 38.
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Giillies, Dr. John, “Lysias and Isocrates,” History of Greece, i. 13, 14.
Gladstone, Rt. Hon. W. E., Tory member for Newark, ii. 436; proposal to Murray about “Church and State,” ibid.; visit to Holland, ii.437; “Church and State” published, and “Church Principles,” ibid.; letter to Murray on Copyright Bill, ii. 501; opinion of Lieut. Eyre’s “Military Operations in Cabool,” ii. 506.
Gleig, Rev. George, ii. 57.
Glenbervie, Lord, i. 470.
Glenelg, Lord, ii. 365.
Godwin, William, “Lives of the Necromancers,” ii. 329.
Gooch, Dr., ii. 231; anecdote of Lord Nelson, ii. 266.
Gordon, Duke of, ii. 384.
Gordon, General Sir Robert, i. 6; i. 13.
Gosford, Earl of, ii. 368.
Graham, Mrs. (Lady Callcott), i. 319; “Little Arthur’s History of England,” i. 321; opinion of Byron, i. 381; present to Murray, ii. 37; intimacy with Murray, ii. 116; at Court of Brazil, ii. 150; edition of Byron’s “Voyage of the Blonde,” ii. 293; frequently consulted by Murray, ii. 405; opinion of Fanny Kemble’s “Journal,” ii. 406.
Graham, Captain, i. 321.
Grahame’s “British Georgics,” i. 170.
Grant, Sir Robert, his articles in Q. R. on “Character of the late C. J. Fox,” i. 169; “A Letter to the Prince Regent,” and “The State of Public Affairs,” ii. 52.
Graves, Dr., “Pharmacopoeia,” i. 37.
Greenfield, i. 461.
Griffin, Rev. Edmund D., ii. 234.
Grosvenor, Lord, i. 422.
Guiccioli, Countess, i. 409; ii. 83; Murray’s kindness to, ii. 422; Brockedon’s portrait of, ii. 423.
Gurney, Joseph, ii. 490.
Gurwood, Col., editor of “Wellington Despatches,” ii. 287.
Haber, Baron de, ii. 343; ii. 347.
Hall, Capt. Basil, ii. 61; ii. 248.
Hall, Sir James, ii. 61.
Hall, S. C., ii. 205; ii. 209.
Hallam, Henry, i. 285; friendship with Murray, ii. 61; “Middle Ages,” ii.
61; ii. 241; “Constitutional History,” ii. 240; angry with Murray about Southey’s review of “Constitutional History,” ii. 263; “Literary History of Europe,” ii. 434. Hamilton, Walter, “Description of Hindostan and Adjacent Countries,” ii. 151; “East India Gazetteer,” i. 278; ii. 85.
Hamilton, Sir William, i. 479.
Hamilton, Terrick, “Life and Adventures of Antar,” ii. 76.
Hammond, i. 269; i. 288.
Handbooks, Murray’s, ii. 459 et seq.; extracts from Murray’s letters while travelling abroad, ii. 463 et seq.
Hanson, Mr. (Byron’s solicitor), i. 360, 361; i. 386; ii. 305.
Harness, Rev. Wm., ii. 401.
Harris, Sir W. Cornwallis, ii. 441.
Harrison, Thomas, i. 278.
Hastings, Warren, i. 30.
Hato, or Hatagee, Greek child adopted by Byron, i. 435.
Havelock, Sir Henry, ii. 444.
Hawkesbury, Lord, i. 116.
Hay, R. W., ii. 177.
Hazlitt, William, his libellous pamphlet on Gifford, i. 263; action for libel against Blackwood and Murray, i. 482, 486; i. 491—493; “Political Essays,” ii. 40; “Round Table,” ii. 44.
Head, Sir Francis B., sent to inspect mines in the Rio de la Plata, ii. 252; Rapid Journeys across the Pampas, etc., ii. 253; a regular contributor to the Q. R., ii. 267; “Life of Bruce, the African Traveller,” ii. 301; “at home” on most subjects, ii. 356; dines with Lord Clarendon, ibid.; in Clowes’ Office, ibid.; “Bubbles from the Brunnen,” ii. 358; appointed Assistant Commissioner of Poor Laws; on Workhouses, ii. 360; nicknamed “The Old Man,” ii. 361; letter to Murray on Langenschwalbach, ii. 362; the Schwein General’s pig-whip, ii.364; appointed Lt.-Governor of Upper Canada, ii. 365; letters to Murray from Canada, ii. 365 et seq.; difficulties in Canada, ii. 367, 368; resigns his office and returns to London; publishes his “Vindication,” ii. 369; Narrative of his Administration, ii. 370, 372; opinion
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of Fanny Kemble’s “Journal,” ii. 403; criticism of the Factory System, ii. 451; some of bis articles in Q. R.—“Cornish Mining in America,” ii. 268; “Locomotion by Steam, or Railroads for Ireland,” ii. 371; “British Policy—a Strange Story,” “The Printer’s Devil,” “Catlin’s Red Man in Canada and North America,” ii. 372; “British Policy,” ii. 454.
Heber, Bishop (Rev. Reginald), i. 107; i. 165.
Heber, Richard, i. 97; i. 107; i. 221; M.P. for Oxford, i. 425.
Hemans, Mrs., “Records of Woman,” i. 342; “The Restoration of the Arts,” “Elgin Marbles,” “Monody on the Princess Charlotte,” Abencerrages, ii. 32; “Vespers of Palermo,” ii. 33; “Forest Sanctuary,” ii. 243.
Henley, Lord, ii. 377.
Henslow, Professor, ii. 267.
Herschell, Sir John, on Dr. Young’s theory of light, i. 92; on Mrs. Somerville’s “Mechanism of the Heavens,” ii. 406.
Hervey, Lady, “Letters, etc.,” ii. 85.
Hervey, Lord, persecuted by Pope, i. 393.
Highley, Samuel, i. 27; i. 29.
Hoare, Sir R. C., “Antiquities of Wiltshire,” i. 278.
Hoare, Prince, “Epochs of the Arts,” i. 235.
Hobhouse, John Cam (Lord Broughton), i. 207; “Journey through Albania, etc., with Lord Byron,” “Last Reign of Napoleon,” i. 338; visits Byron at Venice, i. 388-390; his inscription for Thorwaldsen’s Bust of Byron, i. 391; on Byron’s intention to visit S. America, i. 409; imprisoned for breach of privilege, i. 410; “My boy Hobby O!”—his account of the Whig Club at Cambridge, i. 417; grievance against Bowles, i. 421; on “Cain,” i. 425; Byron’s executor, i. 436; anxiety about a complete edition of Byron’s Works, ii. 305.
Hoche, General, ii. 26.
Hodgson, Rev. Francis, i. 210; i. 219; i. 443; “The Friends,” ii. 34.
Hogg, James, (the Ettrick Shepherd) “Mountain Bard,” and “Shepherd’s Guide,” i. 80; “The Queen’s Wake,” i. 256; i. 344; ii. 2-5; “The Pilgrims of the Sun,” i. 244; correspondence with Murray, i. 344~349; “The Thistle and the Rose,” i. 346; Duke of Buccleuch gives him a farm, ibid.; supposed to be author of “Tales of my Landlord,” i. 473; contributor to “Blackwood’s Magazine,” i. 477; said to be author of the “Chaldee Manuscript,” i. 479; “Mador of the Moor,” ii. 2; helped by Scott and Murray, ii. 3; “Jacobite Relics of Scotland,” ii. 15.
Holland, Lord, i. 366; “Life of Lope de Vega and Inez de Castro,” i. 369; on Napoleon’s treatment at St. Helena, i. 383; opinion of “Tales of my Landlord,” i. 470; proposals to Murray about the Waldegrave and Walpole Memoirs, ii. 88.
Holland, Rev. W. (Canon of Chichester), ii. 195.
Holmes, James, the miniature painter, i. 424.
Hood,Thomas, “Whims and Oddities,” ii. 244.
Hook, Theodore, a constant guest of Murray’s: witty encounter with Lord Robertson, ii. 424; extempore song on Murray, ii. 425.
Hope, Thomas, “Anastasios, or Memoirs of a Modern Greek, etc.,” ii. 74.
Hope, Sir William, i. 442.
Hoppner, i. 118.
Horton, Sir Robert Wilmot, i. 251; letter from Murray with particulars of the destruction of Byron’s Memoirs, i. 445.
Howard, Mrs., ii. 93.
Hucknall Torkard Church, Byron’s funeral at, i. 437.
Hughes, Rev. J. B., ii. 314.
Hughes, Canon, ii. 158.
Hume, Joseph, i. 30; i. 34; “Essay on Miracles,” ii. 380.
Hunt, John, i. 154.
Hunt, Leigh, i. 154; joint Editor of the “Examiner”; in gaol for libelling Prince Regent, i. 308; correspondence with Murray about “Story of Rimini,” i. 308-313; “Recollections of Lord Byron and some of his Con-
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temporaries,” ii. 306; “Taller,” ii. 322.
Hunter, Alexander G., i. 57; i. 60, 61.
Hunter, Charles, i. 59.
Hurst, Robinson & Co., ii. 212.
Inchbald, Mrs., i. 121.
Ireland, Dr. John (Dean of Westminster), i. 99; i. 202; proposed burial of Byron in the Abbey, i. 436; Gifford’s executor, ii. 44; his advice as to Q. R., ii. 161; Byron’s statue, ii. 331.
Irish pirates, i. 20.
Irving, Peter, ii. 127.
Irving, Washington, (pseudonym “Diedrich Knickerbocker,”) “Salmagundi,” “History of New York,” ii. 126; account of a dinner at Murray’s, ii. 127; visit to Abbotsford; “Sketch Book,” ii. 128; description of Gifford, ii. 130; “Bracebridge Hall,” ii. 132; “Tales of a Traveller,” ii. 133; letter from Murray as to “Representative,” ii. 215; Rev. E. D. Griffin’s description of him, ii. 235; “Voyages of Columbus,” ii. 255; “Conquest of Granada,” ii. 256; negotiations with Murray, ii. 257; “Tales of the Alhambra,” ii. 261; Bohn issues pirated edition of his works, ii. 262; his negotiations with American publishers on behalf of Moore (“Life of Byron”) ii. 3i9.
Isaaco’s Journal, i. 240.
James, G. P. R., describes his method of composition, ii. 374.
Jameson, Mrs., “Guide to the Picture Galleries of London,” ii. 445.
Jeffrey, Lord, recommends Carlyle to Murray, ii. 349; his interview with Murray, ii. 351.
Jeffrey, Francis, Editor of “Edinburgh Review,” i. 78; opinion of Wordsworth, (Southey, and Coleridge, i. 92; Miss Seward’s opinion of him, ibid.; .Southey’s opinion of him, i. 95; “Don Cevallos on the Occupation of Spain,” i. 97; party politics in Ed. Rev., i. 120.
Jenner, Dr., treatise on Vaccination, i. 36.
Jephson, Dr., ii. 426.
Jerdan, William, his erroneous account in Literary Gazette of destruction of Byron’s Memoirs, i. 444; on Gifford, ii. 175; letter from Murray as to “Representative,” ii. 204.
Jocelyn, Lord, ii. 415.
Kean, Charles, in “Bertram,” i. 293; in “Manuel,” i. 296.
Keats’ “Endymion” reviewed in Q. R., i. 481.
Keith, Dr., on the “Prophecies,” ii. 379.
Kelly, Sir Fitzroy, ii. 262.
Kemble, Charles, ii. 369.
Kemble, Fanny, (Mrs. Pierce Butler) introduced to Murray, ii. 396; Milman’s opinion of her “Francis the First,” ii. 397; letters to Murray, ii. 398; in America: marriage, ii. 399; “Journal in America,” ii. 400; dissatisfied with the review in Q. R., ii. 404.
Kemble, John, “History of the Anglo-Saxons,” ii. 399; his bitter attack on Mrs. Norton, ii. 413.
Kerr, William, i. 14.
Kerr, Robert, i. 21; i. 27.
Kinnaird, Honble. Douglas, and “Childe Harold,” i. 367; copyrights of Byron’s Works, i. 374; with Byron at Venice, i. 387; letter to Murray, i. 402; Mrs. Norton’s anecdote of, ii. 412.
Kinnear, John G., ii. 441.
Kinneil House, property of Dugald Stewart: Watts’ first steam engine erected at, i. 256.
Kinneir, Macdonald, “Persia,” i. 236.
Kinsburg, Miss Harriet (Mrs. Maturin), i. 292.
Kirk & Co., ii. 27.
Knight, Charles, printer of “Guardian” at Windsor, ii. 113; correspondence with Murray, ii. 251; “Library of Entertaining Knowledge,” ii. 296; remarks on Murray’s honourable conduct, ii. 513.
Knight, H. Gally, i. 67; ii. 2; ii. 323; “Poems” and “Persian Tales,” ibid.
Knowles, Sheridan, tragedy of “Virginius,” ii. 101.
Krusenstern’s “Voyage round the World,” i. 69.
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Lamb, Lady Caroline, i. 250; i. 368; “Glenarvon,” i. 378; opinion of Byron’s works, ibid.; i. 380; correspondence with Murray, i. 380; i. 411; anecdote of her dog, i. 380; remarks on Isaac D’Israeli, i. 405; meets Byron’s funeral procession: her illness: Byron’s letters, i. 437; invitation to Murray, ii. 69; “Penruddock,” “Ada Reis,” ii. 143.
Lamb, Charles, i. 200.
Lamb, Honble. George, i. 288; i. 296; i. 396.
Lamb, Honble. William (Lord Melbourne), ii. 143, 144.
Lamennais’ “Paroles d’un Croyant,” ii. 233.
Landor, W. S., “Remarks upon C. J. Fox’s Memoirs,” i. 199.
Landseer, Sir Edwin, ii. 431.
Langhorne, Dr. John, “Fables of Florian,” “Plutarch’s Lives,” i. 8.
Laplace, “Mecanique Celeste,” i. 123; ii. 406.
Lardner, Dr., “Cyclopaedia,” ii. 271.
La Rochejacquelin, “Narrative of the Campaign in La Vende’e,” ii. 29.
Latrobe, Charles J., First Governor of Port Philip, his letter to Murray giving account of South Australia, ii. 456.
Lauderdale, Lord, ii. 88.
Lavater on Physiognomy, i. 23; i. 26; i. 28.
Lawrence, Sir Thos., paints Moore’s portrait, ii. 318.
Leckie, G. F., “Balance of Power in Europe,” ii. 29.
Leigh, Honble. Augusta, i. 368; her wish that Byron’s Memoirs should be destroyed, i. 443; her appeal to Murray, ii. 114.
Leslie (the artist), ii. 256.
Leslie, Sir John, “Buffon’s Nat. Hist. of Birds,” “Dict. of Chemistry,” “Essays on Natural Philosophy,” i. 25; ii. 375.
Levinge, Godfrey, ii. 483.
Lewis, Matthew Gregory (“Monk” Lewis), i. 395.
Leyden’s “Africa,” ii. 63, 64.
Lieven, Prince, i. 280.
Lincoln, Lord, ii. 384.
Lindo, Mr. and Mrs., i. 247.
Listen, Sir Robert, i. 23.
Liverpool, Lord, ii. 52; ii. Si; his assistance to Gifford, ii. 171.
Llandaff, Bishop of, “Lord Dudley’s Letters,” ii. 442.
Llangollen, Ladies of, ii. 303.
Locker, F. H., ii. 165, 166.
Lockhart, John, the “Little-john” to whom Scott’s “Tales of a Grandfather” were addressed, ii. 270.
Lockhart, John Gibson, i. 245; contributor to “Blackwood’s Magazine,” i. 477; article on “The Cockney School of Poetry,” i. 479; challenges the anonymous author of “Hypocrisy Unveiled, etc.,” i. 488; “Peter’s Letters to his Kinsfolk,” i. 494; called “M.” by B. Disraeli, ii. 187; at Chiefswood, ii. 189; B. Disraeli’s visit, ii. 190; editorship of “Representative” offered to him, ii. 196; Scott’s opinion of him, ii. 197; ii. 220; ii. 229; accepts editorship of Q. R., ii. 200; ii. 219; sympathy with Murray on failure of “Representative,” ii. 212; “Spanish Ballads,” “Reviews and Essays,” “Valerius,” “Adam Blair,” ii. 219; his success as Editor of Q. R., ii. 232; interview with Murray, ii. 233; an American’s description of him, ii. 235; opinion of Milman’s poetry, ii. 244; of Wordsworth’s poems, ii. 245; of Washington Irving’s works, ii. 259; of Q. R. and Roman Catholic Emancipation, ii. 269; visit to Brighton with Scott, ii. 270; interview with Duke of Wellington, ibid.; at Abbottford, ii. 273; ii. 276; “Life of Napoleon,” ii. 274; ii. 296; Scott’s death: writes his “Life,” ii. 278; remarks on Croker’s edition of “Boswell’s Johnson,” ii. 289; on Taylor’s “Isaac Comnenus,” ii. 291; opinion of early part of Moore’s “Life of Byron,” ii. 315; reviews “Life of Byron” in Q. R., ii. 326; opinion of “Contarini Fleming,” ii. 335; of “Sartor Resartus,” ii. 353; thinks Murray should reduce the Q. R. Editor’s honorarium, ii. 377; tries to induce Croker to write political articles for Q. R., ii. 381; Mrs. Lockhart’s death, ii. 383; referred to by Mrs. Norton as “Adam Blair,” ii. 412; an admirable Editor of Q. R. ii. 448; Ticknor’s opinion of him, ii.
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449; declines Carlyle’s pamphlet on “Chartism,” ii. 453; visits Mr. Morritt at Rokeby, ibid.; article on Sorrow’s “Bible in Spain,” ii. 492; John Sterling’s opinion of him, ii. 498; article in Q. R. on Copyright Question, ii. 499; his remarks on Mitchell’s “Notes on Aristophanes,” ii. 500; his illness, ii. 505; article in Q. R. on Theodore Hook, ibid.; on Wilkie, ii. 506.
Long, i. 116.
Longman & Co., breach with Constable, i. 60; Murray’s intervention, i. 61; injunction as to Edin. Rev., i. 78; accept £1000 for claim on Edin. Rev., i. 80: Coleridge’s “Wallenstein,” i. 301; Mme. de Stael’s works, i. 317; offer to Campbell, i. 322; Campbell’s “Collected Poems,” i. 334; Crabbe’s poems declined, ii. 72; Sir C. Bell’s “Anatomy of Expression,” ii. 119; advertise an edition of Mrs. Rundell’s “Domestic Cookery,” ii. 120; injunction granted to Murray, ii. 123; receive from Murray £3000 on account of Moore for “Life of Byron,” ii. 312; refuse to publish “Sartor Resartus,” ii. 352.
Longman, Thos., on the danger of reading in bed, ii. 440.
Lowe, on the West Indian Question, i. 120.
Lyall, Archdeacon, i. 284.
Lyell, Charles, articles in Q. R. on Scrope’s “Volcanoes of France,” “Transactions of the Geological Society,” “The State of the Universities,” ii. 267; remarks on the stagnation of publishing trade in Paris, ii. 390.
Lyndhurst, Lord, ii. 79; ii. 82.
Lyon, Capt., “Private Journal during recent Voyage of Discovery under Captain Parry,” ii. 145.
Lyttelton, Lord, “Dialogues of the Dead,” “History of King Henry II.,” i. 6.
Maas, of Coblentz, ii. 202.
Macaulay, Lord, his articles in Edin. Rev. on Croker’s “Boswell’s Johnson,” ii. 289; Hallam’s “Constitutional History,” ii. 435; Gladstone’s “Church and State,” ii. 437.
Macdonald, Sir John, ii. 396.
Macirone, Col., ii. 78.
Mackay, the actor, ii. 280.
Mackenzie, Col., i. 7.
Mackenzie, Dr. Shelton, his recollections of meeting between Southey and Wordsworth, ii. 390.
Mackintosh, Lady, ii. 69.
Mackintosh, Sir James, i. 220; i. 222; i. 365; ii. 214.
McLean, Mrs. (nee Landon) (L. E. L.), a pension granted to her by Sir R. Peel, through Murray’s influence, ii 446.
Macleod, John, “Voyage of H. M. S. Alceste to Loochoo,” ii. 29.
Macnab, Col., ii. 368.
Macready, W. C., ii. 101.
Maginn, Dr., i. 477; ii. 200; ii. 209; ii. 214.
Magnus, Samuel, his testimonial to Dean Milman, ii. 300.
Mahon, Lord (Earl Stanhope), ii. 384; opinion of the Q. R., and of Gladstone’s “Church and State,” ii. 439.
Malcolm, Sir John, i. 230; i. 236; i. 268; friendship with Murray, i. 341; “History of Persia,” “Instructions to Young Officers,” i. 342; “Bengal Army,” ii. 29; “Sketches of Persia,” ii. 149.
Malthus, i. 107; “Rent,” “Corn-Laws,” “Essay on Population,” i. 283; ii. 237.
Manners & Miller, ii. 73.
Markham, Mrs., “History of England,” ii. 152.
Marmontel’s Tales, i. 69.
Marsh, Charles, ii. 114.
Mason, Rev. William (T. Gray’s executor), controversy with Murray, i. 15; “Horace Walpole’s Letters,” ii. 294.
Massinger’s plays, edited by Gifford, i. 138.
Maturin, Rev. Chas. Robert, i. 288; his early life and marriage; “The Fatal Revenge,” “The Wild Irish Boy,” “The Milesian Chief,” “Bertram,” i. 292; “Bertram at Drury Lane,” i. 293; “Manuel,” i. 295; his death, i. 296.
Maule, Fox, of Brechin Castle, i. 71.
Mavrocordato, Prince, i. 435.
Mawman, Joseph, i. 58.
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Medwin, Capt. Thomas, “Conversasations of Lord Byron,” i. 450; ii. 323.
Melbourne, Lord, ii. 143, 144 (see Lamb).
Mellish, i. 51.
Memoires pour servir, ii. 85-93.
Merivale, J. H., 1.231; “Orlando in Roncesvalles,” i. 278.
Merry, Robert, i. 136.
Milbanke, Miss, i. 251.
Mill, James, “History of British India,” i. 155; on Murray’s kindness to him, ii. 35.
Mill, John Stuart, ii. 499.
Millar, Professor John, i. 10; i. 26.
Miller, John, ii. 77; ii. 114; a frequent contributor to Q. R., ii. 318.
Miller, Robert, i. 145.
Miller, William, of Albemarle Street, i. 195, 196; i. 205; i. 233
Mills, James, i. 120.
Milman, Dean (Rev. H. H.), “Fazio,” ii. 101; “Samor,” “Fall of Jerusalem,” ii. 102; “Martyr of Antioch,” ii. 104; “Belshazzar,” ii. 105; “Anne Boleyn,” ii. 106; ii. 243; one of Murray’s Historians, ii. 107; remarks on Coleridge’s appointment to Q. R., ii. 169; article on “Church Patronage,” ii. 269; “History of the Jews,” received with disapprobation; his remarks on Sharon Turner’ Expostulation; testimonial from the Jews, ii. 297-300; “History of Christianity,” ii. 301; opinion of “Contarini Fleming,” ii. 338; review of Fanny Kemble’s “Francis the First,” ii. 397; visit to Sydney Smith at Combe Florey, ii. 436.
Mirza, Abul Hassan, impressions of English Society, ii. 147.
Missiaglia, Signor Gio. Bata., i. 393.
Mitchell, Thomas, on Byron’s death, i. 449; translation of “Aristophanes,” ii. 18; contributor to Q. R., and “Blackwood’s Magazine,” ii. 20; impressions of Ugo Foscolo, ii. 136; on Gifford’s health, ii. 172; on Murray’s health, ii. 211; visit to Southey, ii. 264; views on the Copyright Bill, ii. 500; Sir R. Peel’s generosity to; Lockhart’s remarks on his “Aristophanes,” ibid.; opinion of Murray, ii. 519.
Mitford, “History of Greece,” i. 14;
i. 23; “Harmony of Language,” i. 370.
Moira, Lord, ii. 322.
Monk, Bishop, ii. 48.
Monro, Dr. Alexander, i. 19.
Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley, her “Letters,” i. 278; persecuted by Pope, i. 393.
Monthly Register, ii. 65.
Moorcroft, William, ii. 173.
Moore, Dr., “Zeluco,” i. 12.
Moore, Carrick, ii. 239.
Moore, Sir John, ii. 281.
Moore, Thomas, i. 220; opinion of “The Corsair,” i. 223; Byron dedicates “The Corsair” to him, i. 226; presented with Byron’s Memoirs; offers them to Longman; accepted by Murray; their destruction, i. 438 et seq.; reconciled to Murray and undertakes “Life of Byron,” i. 451; his views on Cookery Books, and on Mrs. Rundell’s “Domestic Cookery,” ii. 123; ii. 125; an American’s description of him, ii. 234; breakfast at Rogers’, ii. 292; note of Peter Pindar’s remark about booksellers, ii. 293; agreement with Murray as to “Life of Byron,” receives £3000 from Murray for “Life,” ii. 312; ii. 307 et seq.; requests Murray to see Fletcher (Byron’s servant), ii. 311; receives an offer of £1 1s,. a line for refuse of “Byron’s Life,” ii. 313; illness of his only daughter, Anastasia, ibid.; verses written at his daughter’s request; ii. 314; Lockhart’s opinion of the “Life,” ii. 315; daughter’s death, ii. 316; portrait by Lawrence, ii. 317; Vol. I. of “Life,” published, ii. 318; Washington Irving’s negotiations with American publishers for “Life,” ii. 319; residence with Murray, ii. 320; Vol. II. of “Life,” published; Mrs. Somerville’s opinion of it, ibid.; controversy with Murray about payment for the “Life;” Murray’s statement, ii. 324, 325; “Thoughts on Editors,” ii. 326; Murray’s proposal as to a complete edition of Byron’s works, ii. 327.
Morgan, Lady, ii. 65; ii. 123.
Morier, James, “Hajji Baba,” ii. 146.
Morritt, of Rokeby Park, i. 104; i. 216; ii. 453.
Murat, King of Naples, ii. 78.
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Murchison, Sir Roderick I., visit to Russia, ii. 392; Ticknor dining with, ii. 449.
Murdoch, Thomas, ii. 66.
Musgrave, T. M., ii. 243.
Murray, Archibald, R.N., visit to and description of Byron at Pisa, i. 429.
Murray, Sir George, ii. 284.
Murray, Joe (Byron’s Steward), i. 254.
Murray I., John.
1745-68—his birth and early years, i. 1, 2.
1768—marriage and retirement from Royal Marines, i. 3; offers partnership to W. Falconer, i. 4; purchases W. Sandby’s business, i. 6; early publications, ibid.
1769-70—support from Sir R. Gordon and his old comrades i. 1; money difficulties, i. 8; agents in Ireland and Scotland, i. 9.
1771—publishes Millar’s “Observations concerning the Distinctions of Ranks in Society,” and Whitaker’s “History of Manchester,” i. II; defence of Sir R. Gordon, i. 13.
1777-78—second marriage, i. 21; controversy with Rev. W. Mason, i. 15.
1780—pamphlet on Dr. Cullen, i. 20; “Defence of Captain Innes Monro,” ibid.; “The London Mercury,” i. 21.
1782 to 1793—paralytic stroke, i. 21; his son’s education and character, i. 21, 22; edits “English Review,” i. 12; i. 21; i. 23; sues publishers of “Encyclopaedia Britannica,” i. 24; Dr. Johnson’s funeral, ibid.; visits to Edinburgh, illness and death, i. 27.
Murray II., John, called by Lord Byron “The Anak of Publishers,” i. 28; nicknamed “The Emperor of the West,” ii. 496.
1778 to 1792—birth, i. 19; at Edinburgh High School, i. 21; at school at Margate, ibid.; at school at Gosport, i. 22; sight of one eye destroyed, ibid.
1793—at school at Kennington, i. 23.
1795—enters his father’s business firm of Murray & Highley, i. 30.
1802—dissolves partnership with Highley and starts business alone, i. 3i, 32.
1803—offers to publish Colman’s Comedy “John Bull,” i. 32; money difficulties, i. 34; military duties, i. 35; offers to publish Dr. Jenner’s treatise on Vaccination, i. 36; publishes Dr. Graves’s “Pharmacopceia,” i. 37; general depression of trade, i. 38; publishes “Revolutionary Plutarch,” ibid.; friendship with Isaac D’Israeli, i. 42; Isaac D’Israeli’s “Narrative Poems,” i. 46; business transactions with Constable, i. 58; “Dundonald on Agriculture,” and Dagley’s Book on Gems, ibid.; appoints Constable his agent in Edinburgh; pushes sale of “Edinburgh Review,” i. 59.
1804—correspondence with Rt. Hon. H. Addington, i. 39; “Memoirs of Talleyrand,” and “Female Plutarch,” i. 40; birth of Benjamin Disraeli, i. 47; takes Charles Hunter as apprentice, i. 59.
1805—“Bruce’s Travels,” i. 41; Isaac D’Israeli’s letters to him, i. 43-55; attempts to reconcile Constable and Longman, i. 61-65; expedition to Edinburgh, i. 66; attachment to Miss Elliot, i. 67.
1806—shares with Constable the “Gazetteer of Scotland,” i. 66; drops publication of medical works, i. 67; the “Miniature” and Stratford Canning, i. 67, 68; introduced to George Canning, i. 68; his first letter to Southey, i. 69; close attention to business, ibid.; visits Edinburgh, i. 70; engagement to Miss Elliot, ibid.; financial position, i. 71; appointed publisher of “Edinburgh Review,” i. 77, 80; Campbell’s proposed Magazine and “Selection from British Poets,” i. 324, 325; books published by him during the year, i. 66-69.
1807—marries Miss Elliot; I. D’Israeli one of his Trustees, i. 73; friendship with Sharon Turner, i. 77; injunction in the matter of the “Edinburgh Review,” i. 78; publishes Hogg’s works, i. 80; remonstrates with Constable about drawing bills, i. 81-83! breach with Constable, i. 83; bill transactions with Ballantyne, i. 84; writes
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to George Canning proposing a New Review, i. 93.
1808—“Marmion,” and friendship with Scott, i. 76; proposed edition of the “British Novelists,” i. 86-89, 98; De Foe’s works, i. 89; offered by Ballantynea share in the “Edinburgh Annual Register,” ibid.; Mrs. Rundell’s “Domestic Cookery,” i. 90; introduced to Gifford by Stratford Canning, i. 94; visits Scott at Ashestiel, i. 96; Cumberland’s “New Review,” i. 98; correspondence about “Quarterly Review,” i. 98-124; Gifford accepts Editorship, i. 99; Missionary Reports and Southey’s article in Q. R., i. 116, 117; article on Spain for Q. R. by Canning, Gifford, and Ellis, i. 118; correspondence with Mrs. Inchbald, i. 122.
1809—meets Ballantyne at Boroughbridge, i. 139-141; “Marmion Pocket Book,” i. 140; appoints Ballantyne Edinburgh publisher of Q. R., i. 142; Scott’s Life of Swift, ibid.; Q. R., No. I published,i. 143; anxiety about Q. R., i. 148; urges Scott to visit London, i. 150; letter to Stratford Canning, i. 152; exertions to procure contributors, i. 165; close alliance with Ballantyne, i. 170; Grahame’s “British Georgics,” and Scott’s “English Minstrelsy,” ibid.; financial difficulties with Ballantyne, i. 170-73; proposals to Constable, i. 173; letter from Campbell on “Selection from British Poets,” i. 328; Campbell’s Gertrude of “Wyoming,” i. 330.
1810—breach with Ballantyne; appoints W. Blackwood his agent in Scotland, i. 175; Southey’s “Life of Nelson,” i. 177, 178; health giving way, i. 179; money difficulties—Ballantyne’s bills, i. 185; transfers printing business, ibid.; Constable’s bills, i. 186; decrease in circulation of Q. R., i. 188.
1811—intimate friendship with Gifford, i. 192; improvement of Q. R., ibid.; generosity to Gifford, i. 195; origin of his connection
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with Byron, i. 204-207; “Childe Harold,” i. 207-212.
1812—Ballantyne’s bills again, i. 195; purchases stock of Miller, of Albemarle Street, i. 195, 233; removes to Albemarle Street, i. 195, 235; Constable’s bills, i. 196; fmal breach with Constable, i. 197; complete success of Q. R., i. 203; heals breach between Scott and Byron, i. 213, 215; I. D’Israeli’s “Calamities of Authors,” i. 214; visit to Lucien Buonaparte, i. 215; Byron’s “Waltz,” i. 216, 217; friendship with Sir J. Malcolm, i. 236; refuses “The Rejected Addresses,” ii. 77.
1813—“The Giaour,” and “The Bride of Abydos,” i. 219-222; Sir J. Malcolm, i. 236; continuation of I. D’Israeli’s “Curiosities of Literature,” ibid.; Southey’s “Life of Nelson,” and “History of Peninsular War,” i. 238; Scott’s bill transactions, i. 242; sends Gifford news of the Battle of Vittoria, i. 261; Mme. de Stael, her “L’Allemagne,” i.313-316; Mme. de Stae! at Albemarle Street, i. 314; other books published by him during the year, i. 235-6; i. 256, 344.
1814—“The Corsair,” i. 223; “Ode to Napoleon,” i. 228; “Lara and Jacqueline,” i. 229-231; at Brighton, the Prince Regent’s conduct there, i. 232; invitation from Lord Sheffield, ibid.; prosperity of the Q. R., i. 235; Mungo Park’s travels, i. 239, 240; Mrs. Murray’s visit to Leith, i. 240; letters to Mrs. Murray, i. 247-253; visit from Blackwood, i. 247; dines with I. D’Israeli, ibid.; friendship with Lord Sheffield, i. 250; education of his son, John, i. 249, 250; visit to D’Israeli at Brighton, i. 251; description of Newstead Abbey, i. 252-254; Byron’s skull-cup, i. 254; trip to Edinburgh, i. 255; alliance with Blackwood, i. 255, 452; visit to Abbotsford, i. 257; shares in Scott’s “Don Roderick,” i. 258; correspondence with Coleridge about translation of Goethe’s “Faust,” i.297-302; publications during the year, i. 250.
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1815—Drawing-room in Albemarle Street, i. 264-267; Mme. de Stael, i. 266; first meeting of Scott and Byron, i. 266-268; assaulted by thieves, i. 268; Napoleon’s escape from Elba, i. 269; sends first news of Battle of Waterloo to Blackwood i. 269; literary parties, i. 270; portraits of distinguished men, i. 271; trip to Paris with George Basevi, i. 272, 273; Scott’s proposed letters from the Continent, i. 273; the Prussians in Paris—good feeling ot French towards English, incident of the Pont de Jena, i. 275; interviews with Suard, Sismondi, Gerard, and Benjamin Constant, i. 276; visit to Baron Humboldt. i. 277; returns to England and visits D’Israeli, ibid.; Scott’s “Paul’s Letters to his kinsfolk,” i. 277; 286; Mungo Park’s “Travels,” i. 277; Napoleon’s personal correspondence with crowned heads, etc., of Europe, i. 279, 280; publishes Miss Austen’s “Emma,” i. 282; inundated with poems and novels, i. 283; begins to publish Malthus’ works, ibid.; correspondence with Leigh Hunt as to the “Story of Rimini,” i. 309, 310; with Mrs. Graham, i. 319; declines John Wilson’s “City of the Plague;” i. 343; correspondence with James Hogg, i. 344, 349; opinion of Lady Byron, i. 347; dealings with Byron, i. 350 et seq.; his liberal offer to Byron, i. 353; “Siege of Corinth” and “Parisina,” i. 353, et seq.; remonstrates with Byron, i. 355; correspondence with Blackwood, i. 453; other books published by him during the year; Croker’s “Talavera,” i. 265-280.
1816—Kindness to Rev. C. R. Maturin, i. 293-296; Coleridge’s “Glycine: a Song,” “Remorse,” “Zapolya,” “Christabel,” and “Christmas Tale,” i. 303, 304; correspondence with Leigh Hunt, i. 310-313; Baron de Stael’s proposal about his mother’s works, i. 316-318; Gifford’s illness, i. 337; gives Gifford a carriage, ibid.; Sir J. Malcolm, a frequent guest, i. 341; entrusted with sale of Byron’s
books and furniture, i. 360 et seq.; buys some of Byron’s books, the large screen (now at Albemarle Street), and silver cup, i. 362; Byron’s “Sketch from Private Life,” i. 363; Byron leaves England, i. 364; “Childe Harold,” and “The Prisoner of Chillon,” i. 365, 369; letter to Byron on the “Monody on Sheridan,” i. 366; correspondence with Honourable Augusta Leigh, Lady Byron and Lady C. Lamb, i. 368; “Tales of my Landlord,” i. 369, 469; Ballantyne’s proposal about Scott’s works, i. 457 et seq.; his assistance, to Hogg, ii. 3, 4; other books published by him during the year, i. 338; ii. 2.
1817—Correspondence with Coleridge, i. 305-307; 10,000 of Q. R. printed i. 372; Scott’s review of “Childe Harold,” Canto III. i. 374; letters from Lady C. Lamb, i. 378-380; Mrs. Graham’s remarks on Byron, i. 381; “Manfred,” i. 382; “Manuscrit venu de Ste. Helene,” i. 383; “The Lament of Tasso,” i. 384; “Childe Harold,” Canto IV., i. 385; remarks on Mme. de Stael’s death, i. 386; Capt. James Riley’s Narrative, ii. 28; Mrs. Hemans’ works, ii. 32, 33; Captain Basil Hall’s “Fragments of Voyages and Travels,” ii. 61, 62; correspondence with Lady Abercorn, ii. 63; Giovanni Belzoni, ii. 95; Washington Irving at Albemarle Street, ii. 127; other books published by him during the year, i. 370-2; ii. 29, 96.
1818—“Beppo,” i. 392; Byron’s Miscellaneous Poems, i. 394; pecuniary help to Mrs. Leigh, i. 396; visit to Scott, i. 397; “Don Juan,” Canto I., i. 401; takes share in “Blackwood’s Magazine,” i. 480; remonstrates with Blackwood on the personality of the Magazine Articles, i. 479, 482-485; the anonymous pamphlet “Hypocrisy Unveiled,” i. 487; assailed by a pamphlet, entitled “A Letter to Mr. John Murray of Albemarle Street, etc.,” i. 490; Hazlitt’s libel action, i. 491; correspondence with Scott,
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ii. 7; Mitchell’s “Aristophanes,” ii. 18-20; “Whistlecraft,” etc., ii. 21-25; friendship with Hallam—publishes “Middle Ages,” ii. 61; the proposed “Monthly Register,” ii. 65; Crabbe’s “Tales of the Hall,” and other poems, ii. 71, 72; Rev. H. H. Milman, ii. 102; refuses partnership in “Daily Sun,” offered by John Taylor, and in “Literary Gazette,” offered by William Jerdan, ii. 181; other books published by him during the year, ii. 68; ii. 102.
1819—Campbell’s “Selections from British Poets,” i. 334; suggestions to Byron about “Don Juan,” Canto II., i. 401; “Mazeppa” and “The Ode to Venice,” ii. 403; Blackwood refuses to sell “Don Juan,” i. 404; copyright of “Don Juan” infringed—injunction applied for and granted, i. 405-408; retires from “Blackwood’s Magazine,” i. 494; transfers his Scottish Agency to Oliver and Boyd, i. 495; visit from Scott’s son, ii. 16; Mrs. Brunton’s “Emmeline,” ii. 73; Thomas Hope’s “Anastasius,” ii. 73-75; threatened by Colonel Macirone with libel action, ii. 78-80; verdict in his favour, ii. 82; buys house at Wimbledon, ii. 82; literary levees at Albemarle Street, ii. 83; his acquaintance with Ugo Foscolo, ii. 135.
1820—“Don Juan, cantos III and IV.” i. 411; “Prophecy of Dante,” “Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice,” i. 412; Hobhouse’s anger—the “My boy Hobby O!” incident, i. 417; Milman’s “Fall of Jerusalem,” ii. 102-104; B. Disraeli first mentioned, ii. 107; contemplates starting a Foreign Quarterly Review, ii. 113; partner with Croker in “Guardian,” ii. 113; 181; Washington Irving’s “Sketch-Book,” ii. 129; other books published by him during the year, ii. 50, 95, 108.
1821—Cantos III., IV., and V. of “Don Juan,” i. 413; refuses to publish further cantos of “Don Juan,” ibid.; Byron’s pamphlet on Bowles, i. 420; “Sardanapalus,”
i. 421, 425; “The Two Foscari,” “Cain, a Mystery,” i. 422- 425; present with Scott at Coronation of George IV., i. 423; Moore’s “Memoirs,” i. 425; injunction in case of “Cain,” i. 426-428; A Remonstrance by Oxoniensis, i. 426, 427; accepts Byron’s “Memoirs,” i. 440; Mrs. Graham’s letter to him about Sir Charles Eastlake, ii. 115; pirated copies of Byron’s works in America and France, ii. 116; death of his son, William, ii. 117; injunction obtained restraining sale by Longman of Mrs. Rundell’s “Domestic Cookery,” ii. 121; other books published by him during the year, ii. 87-119.
1822—Death of Allegro, i. 430; Milman’s “Martyr of Antioch,” “Belshazzar,” and “Anne Boleyn,” ii. 105, 106; intimacy with Milman, ii. 107; “Bracebridge Hall,” ii. 132; declines James Fenimore Cooper’s novels, ii. 135; Ugo Foscolo, ii. 138, 140; Mrs. Graham’s “Residence in Chili,” ii. 150; Mrs. Marianna Starke’s “Guide for Travellers on the Continent,” the forerunner of Murray’s Handbooks, ii. 151; Crofton Croker’s “Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland,” ii. 152.
1823—Intimacy with Allan Cunningham, ii. 152; Gifford’s serious illness—difficulty in choosing new editor for the Q. R., ii. 155 et seq.; refuses Robert Baldwin’s offer of the “British Review,” ii. 181; other books published by him during the year, ii. 145-150.
1824—Closing incidents of friendship with Byron, i. 433; Byron’s last letter and illness, i. 434; Byron’s death, i. 436; correspondence with Dr. Ireland (Dean of Westminster) about Byron’s burial in Westminster Abbey, ibid.; Byron’s funeral at Hucknall Torkard Church: Lady C. Lamb’s letter on his death, i. 437; destruction of Byron’s “Memoirs,” i. 442, 448; pamphlet on “Conversations of Byron,” i. 451; Washington
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Irving’s “Tales of a Traveller,” ii. 134; Mrs. Markham’s “History of England,” ii. 152; a crisis in the Q. R.; John Taylor Coleridge appointed Editor of Q. R., ii. 164; liberality to Gifford, ii. 169, 170; correspondence with B. Disraeli about “Aylmer Papillon,” ii. 182.
1825—Agreement and arrangements regarding proposed morning paper, “Representative,” ii. 186; letters from B. Disraeli as to “Representative,” ii. 187 et seq.; I. D’Israeli’s views on the “Representative,” ii. 193; offers editorship of “Representative” to Lockhart—Scott’s opinion of the scheme, ii. 196-199; visit from Lockhart, ii. 198; secures foreign correspondents for “Representative,” ii. 203; his own opinion of the scheme, ii. 204; bears the whole expense, ii. 207; appoints Lockhart Editor of Q. R. on Coleridge’s resignation, ii. 219; letters to him from Scott on Lockhart’s fitness for the Q. R. editorship, ii. 220, 229; letters from Lockhart, ii. 224 et seq.; publishes important works on voyages and travels, ii. 239; Hallam’s “Constitutional History,” ii. 242; renews friendship with Constable after fifteen years’ interval, ii. 247; other books published by him during the year, ii. 238-254.
1826—“Representative” started—its utter failure, ii. 208-210; health breaks down, ii. 211; commercial crisis and failure of large publishing houses, Constable & Co., Ballontyne & Co., Hurst, Robinson & Co., and others, ibid.; helps London publishers in their difficulties, ii. 214; “Representative” ceases to exist after career of six months, ii. 214, 215; misunderstanding with I. D’Israeli, ii. 215-218; intimacy with Lockhart, ii. 233; Southey’s “History of Peninsular War,” ii. 239; Alaric A. Watts’ “Lyrics of the Heart,” ii. 243; Mrs. Hemans’ “Forest Sanctuary,” ii. 245; declines Thomas Hood’s “Whims and Oddities,” ibid.; Wordsworth’s proposal to him, ibid.
Murray II.
1827—An American’s description of the Entertainments at Albemarle Street, ii. 234; letter from his son describing Scott’s acknowledgment of the authorship of Waverley Novels at the Theatrical Fund dinner in Edinburgh, ii. 279; Crofton Croker’s “Irish Fairy Legends,” ii. 291; Henry Taylor’s “Isaac Comnenus,” ii. 291; buys all Byron’s works, ii. 306; his proposal to purchase copyright of a selection of Shelley’s works, ii. 309.
1828—Washington Irving’s “Voyages of Columbus,” and “Conquest of Granada,” ii. 257, 258; Hallam’s angry protest against Southey’s review in Q. R. of “Constitutional History of England,” ii. 263; Hallam’s “History of Literature,” ii. 264; Milman advocates independence of Q. R., ii. 269; offers Scott £1250 for copyright of “History of Scotland,” ii. 271; “Tales of a Grandfather,” ii. 272; Napier’s “History of Peninsular War,” ii. 283; the “Wellington Despatches,” ii. 287; “Library of Entertaining Knowledge,” ii. 295, 296; negotiations with Moore as to “Life of Byron,” ii. 312. 1829—Resigns his share in “Marmion” to Scott, ii. 275; Croker’s edition of “Boswell’s Johnson,” ii. 287; Dr. Paris’ “Philosophy in Sport, etc.,” ii. 294; the Family Library, ii. 296; tour in West of England and Wales—his visit to Miss Ponsonby, the survivor of the Ladies of Llangollen, ii. 303; requests Moore to sit to Sir Thomas Lawrence for his portrait, ii. 317; assistance to Moore, ii. 318.
1830—Milman’s “History of the Jews”—Sir Francis Head’s “Life of Bruce,” ii. 301; Sir John Barrow’s “Mutiny of the Bounty,” ii. 302; Moore’s “Life of Byron,” Vol. I.—Moore staying at Albemarle Street, ii. 320; renewal of correspondence with B. Disraeli and negotiations with him as to “Contarini Fleming: a Psychological Biography,” ii. 332-340; makes a
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rule to decline poetical works in future, ii. 374; refuses Taylor’s “Philip van Artevelde,” ibid.; Professor John Leslie, ii. 375; offer to Mrs. Somerville for her “Mechanism of the Heavens,” ii. 406; visit to Aix—its geological interest, ii. 464.
1831—Loss on Washington Irving’s works, ii. 260; Moore’s “Life of Byron,” Vol. II., ii. 320, 321; dispute with Moore about payment for the “Life”—statement of the expenses, etc., ii. 325; Moore’s “Thoughts on Editors,” ii. 326; Thomas Carlyle recommended to him by Lord Jeffrey, ii. 349; “Sartor Resartus”—which he ultimately declines to publish, ii. 350 et seq.; troublous times for the Q. R., ii. 377; letters from Fanny Kemble, ii. 398; Mrs. Somerville’s “Mechanism of the Heavens,” ii. 407; John Murray junior’s visit to Padre Pasquale Aucher in the Armenian Convent, Island of Lazaro, ii. 464; introduced at Trieste to Mr. Barry, Byron’s tutor, ii. 465; at Munich during the cholera scare, ii. 466, 467.
1832—Washington Irving’s “Recollections of Abbotsford and Newstead,” ii. 261: complete edition of Byron’s works, ii. 327; Mrs. Shelley’s appeal on her father’s behalf, ii. 328; correspondence with Benjamin Disraeli about “Gallomania,” ii. 341 et seq.; Sir Francis Head’s “Bubbles from the Brunnen of Nassau,” ii. 358; Crabbe’s death—his loss on Crabbe’s poems—publishes his “Life,” ii. 385; Dr. Paris’ metrical acknowledgment to him for “Crabbe’s Life,” ii. 386. 1833—Head’s “Bubbles from the Brunnen of Nassau,” ii. 359; Charles Lyell’s care, industry, etc., ii. 391; cottage on Hampstead Heath, ii. 426; John Murray junior visits Liege—the difficulties of travelling in those days, ii. 468.
1834—Dean of Westminster refuses his request that Thorwaldsen’s Statue of Byron should be placed
in Westminster Abbey, ii. 330; letters from Head on Workhouses, ii. 360; Mrs. Somerville’s portrait by Phillips, ii. 408; offer from Mrs. Norton of “The Maiden’s Dream,” ii. 411; John Murray junior visits Cologne, Spa, Vesdre, etc., ii. 468; description of a stalactite cave at Spa, ii. 469.
1835—Trip to Schwalbach and Bonn: Mr. Nebel, ii. 363; the Schwein-General’s pig-whip, ii. 364; through his influence Anthony Trollope obtains a clerkship in the Post Office, ii. 384; letter from Samuel Warren on the injury caused to his professional prospects by the “Diary of a Late Physician,” ii. 386; Fanny Kemble’s “Journal in America,” ii. 400-402; letter from Lady Dacre with her opinion of the “Journal,” ii. 402; Mrs. Norton offers him “The Undying One,” ii. 412.
1836—Head’s letters from Canada, ii. 365-367; John Douglas Cook, ii. 384; Mrs. Norton’s poem, “A Voice from the Factories,” ii. 412, 413; correspondence with Lady Franklin, ii. 419; Hallam’s “Literary History of Europe,” ii. 434; Lord Mahon (afterwards Lord Stanhope), ii. 439; the first Handbook to the Continent (Holland, Belgium and North Germany), published, ii. 482.
1837—Letter to “Morning Chronicle,” on Napier’s “History of the Peninsular War,” ii. 284; Mrs. Lockhart’s death, ii. 382; letter from Mrs. Norton on John Kemble’s bitter attack on her, ii. 413, 414; correspondence with Sir Robert Peel, ii. 421; kindness to the Countess Guiccioli, ii. 422; at Cheltenham and Leamington, ii. 426.
1838—Transfers all his novels and romances to other publishers, ii. 428; William Scrape’s “Noble Art of Deerstalking,” ii. 431; Mr. Gladstone’s “Church and State,” ii. 436; F. Fowell Buxton’s “Slave Trade and its Remedy,” ii. 438; Handbook to Switzerland, ii. 483.
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1839—Mr. Gladstone’s “Church and State,” ii. 437; Miss Rigby’s (Lady Eastlake) “Letters from the Baltic,” ii. 441, 442; Sir Henry Havelock, ii. 444; illustrated edition of Lockhart’s “Spanish Ballads,” ii. 449; an alarming year—Factory districts in a blaze—Chartist Riots—Anti-Corn Law Agitation, ii. 452; Handbook to Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, ii. 483.
1840—Milman’s “History of Christianity,” ii. 301; correspondence with Lord Mahon, ii. 440; Elphinstone’s “History of India,” ii. 443; Mrs. Jameson and her “Guide to the Picture Galleries of London,” ii. 445; Handbook to the East, ii. 483; George Borrow, ii. 484; Borrow’s “Gypsies of Spain,” ii. 485; Southey’s death, ii. 505.
1841—Dr. Robinson’s “Travels in Palestine,” ii. 426; Bishop of Llandaff and “Lord Dudley’s Letters,” ii. 443; J. M. junior’s travels abroad—his description of Angers and its cathedral and castle; of Saumur with its Druidical Remains, ii. 470; Fontevrault, the burial-place of Richard Coeur de Lion and Henry II.; Chinon, the residence of Henry II. and Richard I., ii. 471; Plessis de Tours, Cardinal Balue’s Prison, ii. 437; description of his trip to Spain and St. Sebastian fortress, ii. 473-475; J. M. junior’s travels abroad—Cauterets, Luz, Lac de Gaube; makes ascent of the Cirque de Gavarnie, ii. 476-478; correspondence with John Colquhoun on “The Moor and the Loch,” ii. 495; John Sterling’s poem, “The Election,” ii. 498; letter from Lockhart on the Copyright Question, ii. 499.
1842—Mrs. Norton’s friendly greeting to him in the Bijou Almanack, ii. 416; letters from George Borrow, ii. 486-490; “The Bible in Spain,” published, ii. 489; Horace Twiss’ “Life of Lord Eldon,” ii. 494; his illness, ii. 499. 1843—Richard Ford’s “Handbook of Spain,” ii. 490; Mr. Gladstone
on the Copyright Bill, ii. 501; publishes many important books on Afghanistan, e.g.; Sir Alexander Burnes’ “Residence in Cabool,” Lieutenant Eyre’s “Military Operations in Cabool,” Lady Sale’s “Journal” (the last important work published by him), ii. 506; his failing health and death, ii. 507; tokens of respect from all parts—extracts from letters of sympathy from the Americans, Dr. Robinson and Mrs. L. H. Sigourney, ii. 520; his constant hospitality, his distinguished guests, ii. 423; his kindness to Count Cavour, ibid.; Theodore Hook frequently at his house, ii. 424; Jerdan’s account of the keen encounter of wits between Theodore Hook and Lord Robertson, ibid.; Hook’s extempore song on him, ii. 425; Tom Moore a frequent guest, ibid.; his dinner-parties an institution, ii. 426; in constant communication with Sir Robert Peel, many of whose speeches, etc., he published, ii. 446.
Murray, III., John, a reader for the press at six years old, i. 340; recollections of Scott and Byron at Albemarle Street, i. 267; present at the destruction of Byron’s Memoirs, i. 443; letter from R. W. Hay on the anonymous attack on Gifford’s memory, ii. 177; lawsuit with Bohn, ii. 262; present at the Theatrical Fund Dinner in Edinburgh, when Scott declared himself the author of the Waverley Novels, ii. 279; extract from his article in “Murray’s Magazine” on the “Handbooks,” ii. 460; the originator and author of the “Guides,” ii. 463.
Napier, Macvey, i. 194; ii. 355; opinion of the illustrated edition of Lockhart’s “Spanish Ballads,” ii. 450.
Napier, Col. W., ii. 239; “History of the Peninsular War”—a prejudiced work, ii. 281; at Strathfieldsaye with Duke of Wellington, ii. 282; negotiations with Murray, ii. 282, 283.
Napoleon Buonaparte, declares war against England, i. 35; escapes from
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Elba, i. 269; private correspondence with Crowned Heads, etc., of Europe declined by Murray, i. 279, 280.
Nebel, Mr., ii. 362.
Nelson, Lord, anecdote of, ii. 266.
Newton (the Artist), ii. 256.
Norton, Hon. Mrs., proposal to Murray about “The Maiden’s Dream,” and “The Undying One,” ii. 410; “A Voice from the Factories” accepted by Murray, ii. 411; John Kemble’s bitter attack on her, ii. 413; thanks Murray for new edition of “Don Juan,” ii. 414; her beatitudes, ii. 415; verses on friendly greeting Murray, ii. 416; “The Byron of Modern Poetesses,” ibid.
Nugent’s “Memorials of Hampden,” ii. 237.
O’Connor, Feargus, ii. 452.
Oliver & Boyd, i. 495; ii. 187.
O’Neil, Miss, ii. 50.
Opie, Mrs., ii. 145.
Orford, Lord, “Anecdotes of Painters,” i. 118; his “Memoirs,” ii. 88.
Orloff, Count, ii. 345.
Ouseley, Sir Gore, ii. 141; ii. 146.
Owen, Robert, ii. 25; his “New View of Society,” ii. 26.
Paget, Lieut. Henry (Murray’s Step-father), i. 29.
Palgrave, Sir Francis (F. Cohen), i. 284; article in Q. R. on “Ancient and Modern Greenland,” ii. 46; “Astrology and Alchemy,” ii. 54, advice as to Q. R., ii. 161; Murray’s “Guide to Northern Italy,” ii. 483; on Murray’s friendship, ii. 519.
Palk, Governor, i. 134.
Palmer, Miss Alicia T., i. 180.
Papineau, ii. 367.
Paris, the Prussians and English in, i. 274.
Paris, Dr., “Philosophy in Sport made Science in Earnest,” ii. 294; his anxiety not to be known as the author, ii. 386.
Parish, H., ii. 483.
Park, Adam, i. 278.
Park, Mungo, “Travels in Africa,” i. 239; i. 240; i. 277.
Parliamentary Reform, ii. 268.
Parry, Capt. W. E., his “Voyages-Polar Explorations,” etc., ii. 99, 100; ii. 240.
Paul, Emperor, proposal to assist Napoleon in turning English out of India, i. 279.
Paulding, James K., “The Lay of a Scottish Fiddle,” ii. 131.
Payne, H., ii. 133.
Paxton, Dr. G. A., i. 27.
Peel, Sir Robert, ii. 389; on Byron, ii. 422; publishes his speeches, etc.; grants pension to L. E. L., ii. 446; suggests a Guide round London, ii. 447.
Penn’s house at Stoke, ii. 69.
Perceval, Mr., assassination of, i. 202.
Perry, James, “Independent Gazette,” i. 409.
Petersham, Lord, i. 51.
Phillips, Sir Richard, i.49; “Waverley” offered to, i. 243.
Phillpotts, Rev. Dr. Henry (Bishop of Exeter), on “Lay Baptism,” i. 201; ii. 237.
Pillans, Mr., i. 123; i. 162; i. 193.
Pindar, Peter, ii. 293.
Pitcairn’s “Criminal Trials of Scotland,” ii. 276.
Planche, Mr., account of a dinner at Horace Twiss’ house, ii. 425.
Playfair, Professor, i. 324.
Plumptre, Miss, “Residence in Ireland,” ii. 44.
Plutarch’s Lives—Langhorne’s translation, i. 8.
Polidori, Dr., i. 386.
Ponsonby, Miss, survivor of the Ladies of Llangollen, ii. 303.
Porden, Miss Eleanor A., see Lady Franklin.
Porter, Miss Jane, “Lord Ronald,” i. 342.
Powles, J. D., ii. 186.
Prevost, Mons., translator of Lyell’s “Principles of Geology,” ii. 390.
Pringle, Thomas, Editor of “Blackwood’s Magazine,” i. 477.
Procter, B. W. (Barry Cornwall), ii. 101.
Proctor, John, ii. 34.
Pusey, Philip, ii. 378.
Quarantine Act, English, ii. 232.
“Quarterly Review,” proposals by Murray to Canning, i. 93; to Scott, i. 198;
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Gifford accepts Editorship, i. 99; letters from Scott; his advice to Gifford, i. 100-107; general arrangements, i. 107-124; launched, i. 139; first number appears, i. 143; first edition exhausted, i. 147; its unpunctual appearance, i. 157; i. 178; i. 180, 183, 188; Southey a constant contributor to, i. 189; ii. 39; Croker’s support, i. 201; its prosperity, i. 204; i. 235; i. 259; Hallam first contributes to, i. 285; 14,000 printed, ii. 39; difficulty in tracing authorship of articles, ii. 44; Sir J. Barrow’s connection with, ibid.; the “Bible of a faction,” ii. 82; Croker takes charge of it during Gifford’s illness, ii. 57; crisis—only two numbers in 1824; Gifford’s illness and resignation, ii. 155-162; J. T. Coleridge appointed Editor, ii. 164; Coleridge resigns, ii. 219; Lockhart appointed Editor, ii. 200-219; Sir F. Head a regular contributor, ii. 267; the years 1830-2 a time of great perplexity—Reform in the air—an unbiassed line of policy difficult, ii. 376; the Reform Bill detrimental to its circulation, ii. 377; holds its position as one of the higher organs of criticism, ii. 448.
Ramsay & Co., George, i. 185.
Regent, Prince, i. 212, 213.
“Representative,” The, Murray’s daily newspaper; its projection, ii. 182 et seq.; first appearance and complete failure, ii. 208; ceases to exist, ii. 214, 215.
“Revolutionary Plutarch,” i. 38.
Rickman, John, ii. 230.
Ridgways, ii. 78.
Rigby, Miss (Lady Eastlake), “Letters from the Baltic,” ii. 441, 442.
Riley, Capt. James, ii. 27, 28.
Ritter, Prof. Carl, ii. 426.
Roberts, Rev. Dr., i. 23.
Roberts, Barri C., i. 151.
Robertson, Lord (“Lord Peter”), meets with Theodore Hook at Murray’s dinner, ii. 424.
Robertson, Dr. R., i. 26.
Robinson, Dr., ii. 426; ii. 520.
Robinson, H. Crabb, i. 266; ii. 40; ii. 246.
Robinson, G. and J., i. 38.
Roebuck, Dr., i. 256.
Rogers, Samuel, on Q. R., i. 108; opinion of “Childe Harold,” i. 211; “Jacqueline,” i. 229-231; on Southey’s two inkstands, ii. 40; on Crabbe’s poems, ii. 71, 72.
Roman Catholic Emancipation Bill, ii. 268; ii. 316; Duke of Wellington’s action regarding, ii. 376.
Romilly, Sir S., i. 399; ii. 322.
Rose, William Stewart, “Letters from N. Italy,” ii. 29; invitation to Murray, ii. 69; “Orlando Furioso,” ii. 141; ii. 243.
Ross, Sir James, his second Expedition to Baffin’s Bay, ii. 418.
Rossetti, Gabriele, translation of “Divina Commedia,” ii. 242.
Rothschild, Baron, ii. 467.
Royal Society of Literature, i. 237.
Roworth, printer of Q. R., ii. 201.
Rundell, Mrs., “Domestic Cookery,” i. 90; i. 170; i. 185; i. 234; i. 251; history of the book and injunction obtained by Murray, ii. 120-125.
Russell, Lord John, “Memoirs, Journals and Correspondence of T. Moore,” i. 441; “The Affairs of Europe,” ii. 145, 146.
Russell, Lady William, i. 396; ii. 464.
Russell, Lord William, ii. 464.
Sabine, Captain, ii. 100.
Salami, author of “Lord Exmouth’s Expedition to Algiers,” ii. 114.
Sale, Lady, “Journal” in Afghanistan, ii. 506; Head’s and Lockhart’s opinion of the book, ii. 507.
Sale, Sir Robert, ii. 506.
Sandby, William, i. i; i. 4; i. 6.
Savery, Mr. (Gifford’s and Cookesley’s friend), i. 135.
Scott, Sir Walter, i. 59; “Sir Tristram,” and “Lay of the Last Minstrel,” i. 59; i. 85; “Marmion,” i. 76; Strutt’s “Queenhoo Hall,” and the “Sadler Papers,” i. 76; “Border Minstrelsy,” i. 84; partnership with Ballantyne, i. 85; “Life and Works of Dryden,” ibid.; articles for Q. R., i. 85; i. 94; proposed edition of “British Poets,” i. 85; proposed edition of “British Novelists,” i. 86-89; i 98; asks Southey to contribute to Edin. Rev., i. 94; severs his connection with Constable and Edin. Rev.; i. 95; visit from Murray
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i. 96; correspondence with Murray about Q. R., i. 98; letter to George Ellis on Murray, etc., i. 100; views as to management of Q. R., i. 103, 113, 115, 118; advice to Gifford, i. 104-107; friendship with George Ellis, i. 126; “Marmion Pocket Book,” i. 140; “Life of Swift,” i. 142; a principal contributor to first number of Q. R., i. 143; proposed “Secret History of the Court of James I.,” ibid.; “Portcullis Copies,” i. 144; “English Minstrelsy,” i. 170; Prince Regent’s opinion of his poems, etc., i. 213; “Rokeby,” i. 215; opinion of “Calamities of Authors,” i. 236; new edition of “Lord Somers’ Tracts,” ibid.; Ballantyne’s recklessness, i. 241; at Abbotsford, ibid.; fresh alliance with Constable, ibid.; his writing-desk; “Waverley” (Great Unknown), i. 243; “The Lord of the Isles,” i. 245; i. 258; additions to Abbotsford, i. 257; i. 468; “Don Roderick,” i. 258; opinion of Croker’s “Talavera,” i. 265; meets Byron at Murray’s house, i. 267; portrait by Newton, i. 271; trip to Belgium, i. 272; proposed letters from the Continent, i. 273; “Paul’s Letters,” i. 277; i. 286; “Antiquary,” i. 285; visit from Murray, i. 397; present with Murray at Coronation of George IV., i. 423; created Baronet, i. 424; bust by Chantrey, ibid.; opinion of “Cain,” i. 426; “Guy Mannering,” i. 453; poem, “The Field of Waterloo,” i. 454; admiration of Byron’s poems, i. 455; “Tales of my Landlord,” “The Black Dwarf,” i. 466; cicerone to George IV. in Edinburgh, i. 474; “Heart of Midlothian,” ii. I; ii. 7; serious illness, ii. 2, 3; assists Hogg, ii. 3; “Rob Roy,” ii. 7; visit from Washington Irving at Abbotsford, ii. 128; nicknamed “The Chevalier” by B. Disraeli, ii. 187; bankruptcy of his publishers, ii. 213; on Lockhart’s fitness for the Q. R. editorship, ii. 220; ii. 229; at Brighton with Lockhart; illness of his grandson “Littlejohn,” ii. 270; “History of Scotland,” ii. 271; Cadell appointed his publisher; purchases, jointly with Cadell, all principal copyrights of
his works, ii. 271; ii. 274; Murray’s transfer of his share of “Marmion,” ii. 275; last letter to Murray, ii. 276; rapid decline, ii. 277; death, ii. 278; account of his acknowledgment of the authorship of Waverley Novels at the Theatrical Fund dinner, ii. 279; opinion of “Murray, the Emperor of the West,” ii. 296; advises Lockhart to undertake “Life of Napoleon,” ibid.; opinion of Moore’s “Life of Byron,” ii. 315; some of the articles he wrote for Q. R.; Carr’s “Tour in Scotland,” i. 146; “Curse of Kehama,” i. 189; “Daemonology,” i. 241; Miss Austen’s “Emma,” i. 289; “Culloden Papers,” “Fair Isabel of Cothele,” i. 290; Campbell’s “Gertrude of Wyoming,” i. 330; “Childe Harold,” Canto III., i. 374; “Tales of my Grandfather,” i. 471; Hogg’s “Queen’s Wake,” ii. 5; “Lord Orford’s Letters,” ii. 11, 12; “The Suffolk Papers,” ii. 159; “Pepys’ Memoirs,” ii. 232; “Works of John Home,” “Planting Waste Lands,” “Plantation and Landscape Gardening,” Sir Humphry Davy’s “Salmonia,” ii. 266; “Hajji Baba,” “Ancient History of Scotland,” Southey’s “Life of John Bunyan,” Pitcairn’s “Criminal Trials of Scotland,” ii. 276.
Scott, Thomas, i. 104; i. 461; reported to be author of “Tales of my Landlord,” i. 473.
Scrope, G. Poulett, ii. 431.
Scrope, William, “Extinct Volcanoes of France,” ii. 267; “Noble Art of Deerstalking,” ii. 431-433.
Sedgwick, Professor, ii. 392.
Senior, Nassau, ii. 54; ii. 60.
Seward, Miss, “Life of Dr. Darwin,” i. 92; her opinion of Jeffrey, ibid.
Sewell, Rev. W., his articles in Q. R. on Gladstone’s “Church and State,” ii. 437; and on Carlyle’s Works, ii. 455.
Shadwell, Vice-Chancellor, on copyright of “Don Juan,” i. 407; on copyright of “Cain,” i. 428.
Shaftesbury, Earl of, see Lord Ashley.
Sharp, “Conversation,” i. 220.
Sharpe, Charles K., i. 104.
Shee, Martin Archer, P.R.A., i. 48.
Sheffield, Lord, i. 227; i. 236; i. 232.
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Sheil’s “Evadne,” ii. 50; “Adelaide,” and “The Apostate,” i. 370; i. 384; ii. 29.
Shelley, Mrs., opinion of Croker’s “Boswell’s Johnson,” ii. 290; on Murray’s proposal to purchase Shelley’s works, ii. 309; Murray’s loan to her, ibid.; “Lodore,” ii. 310; on Moore’s “Life of Byron,” ii. 318; asked by Murray for her notes on Byron’s career, ii. 328; appeals to Murray on her father’s (W. Godwin) behalf, ibid.
Shelley’s “Revolt of Islam,” Southey’s attack on, i. 399.
Shelley, Sir Thomas, ii. 309.
Sigourney, Mrs. L. H., on Murray’s death, ii. 520.
Sinclair, Sir John, “Code of Health and Longevity,” i. 66.
Sismondi, i. 276.
Smart, Theophilus, ii. 182.
Smellie’s “Philosophy of Natural History,” i. 18.
Smerdon, Rev. Thomas, Gi1ford’s Tutor, i. 130.
Smith, Horace and James, “Rejected Addresses,” ii. 77.
Smith, Sydney, “Visitation Sermon,” i. 184; on Hope’s “Anastasius,” ii. 75; Milman’s visit to him at Combe Florey, ii. 436.
Smith, William, M.P., his attack on
Southey in House of Commons, ii. 41.
Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, ii. 295.
Somerville, Mrs., opinion of Moore’s “Life of Byron,” ii. 320; “The Mechanism of the Heavens” undertaken by Brougham’s advice, ii. 406; Phillips portrait; letters to Murray, ii. 408, 409; opinion of Rome and the Romans; work on Physical Geography, ii. 409; Molecular and Microscopic Science, ii. 410.
Somerville, Dr., ii. 406, 407.
Sotheby, Wm., called “Botherby” by Frere, ii. 24; translation of “Wieland’s Oberon,” ii. 243.
Soult, Marshal, ii. 281.
South America, speculation in connection with, ii. 252.
Southey, Robert, i. 69; Jeffrey’s boast about his “Excursion,” i. 92; asked by Scott to write for Edin. Rev., 1. 95, opinion of Jeffrey, ibid.; asked
to contribute to the Q. R., i. 104; i. 108; indictment of the Q. R., i. 168; “Life of Nelson,” i. 178; i. 238; “Madoc,” “Thalaba,” and “Curse of Kehama,” i. 188; constant contributor to Q. R., i. 189; i. 191; ii. 39; his income diminished by failure of “Edinburgh Annual Register,” i. 191; anger against Gifford, i. 198, 259; ii. 39; opinion of “Calamities of Authors,” i. 237; intention about his own Memoirs, ibid.; “History of Peninsular War,” i. 238; 239; ii. no; “History of Brazil,” i. 259; ii. 39; “The Tale of Paraguay,” i. 260; ii. 239; “Oliver Newman,” i. 260; portrait by Phillips, i. 272; asks Murray to employ Coleridge to translate Goethe’s “Faust,” i. 297; “Wat Tyler” ruled by Chancellor to be seditious, i. 384; Byron’s opinion of him, i. 399; “Letter to Mr. Smith,” ii. 41; a keen politician, ii. 42; extracts from his letters to Murray, ii. 108-112; “Life of Wesley,” ii. 110; “Book of the Church,” ii. 110; ii. 237, 238; literary work, ii. 112; advice as to Gifford’s successor, ii. 160; remarks on Lockhart’s appointment to Q. R. editorship, ii. 230; “Vindiciae Ecclesiae Anglicanae,” ii. 237; “History of Late War in Spain and Portugal,” “Sir Thomas More,” “Colloquies on Society,” ii. 239; remarks on Washington Irving’s “Columbus,” ii. 256; “Life of John Bunyan,” ii. 276; returned M.P. for Downton, ii. 387; his Q. R. articles his chief means of support, ibid.; extracts from letters to Murray, ii. 388; receives pension from Government, ii. 389; his intellect failing, ii. 502 et seq.; his death, ii. 505; had written ninety-four articles for Q. R., some of which are, “Missionary Enterprise,” “Life of Bruce, the Abyssinian Traveller,” i. 116; “Life of Nelson,” i. 177; “Faroe Islands,” i. 182; “French Revolution,” i. 202; “Life and Achievements of Lord Wellington,” i. 270; “Parliamentary Reform,” i. 306; ii. 40; “Poor Laws,” and “Evelyn’s Memoirs,” ii. 48; Hallam’s “Constitutional History,” ii. 263; “Thomas
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Telford, ii. 387; Barrow’s “Life of Lord Howe,” ii. 429.
Southey, Mrs. (Southey’s second wife), on her husband’s state, ii. 502 et seq.
Spanish Colonies, emancipation of, effect on English money market, ii. 185.
Spence’s “Anecdotes of Books and Men,” ii. 53.
Stael, Madame de, see De Stael.
Stark’s “Picture of Edinburgh,” i. 66.
Starke, Mrs., ii. 460.
Stationers’ Co. in 18th cent., ii. 508.
Sterling, John, “The Election,” Carlyle’s opinion of the poem, ii. 498; impressions of Lockhart, ibid.; opinion of Mill’s “Logic,” ii. 499.
Sterling, Edward, ii. 498.
Stewart, Professor Dugald, of Kinneil House, opinion of Byron, i. 255; Murray’s visit to, i. 256; “Philosophy of the Human Mind,” ibid.
Stothard, Charles, ii. 83.
Strahan, Dr., i. 195.
Street, publisher of “Guardian,” ii. 113.
Stuart of Dunearn, ii. 48.
Stuart, Dr. Gilbert, “Discourse on Government and Laws of England,” i. 12; History of Reformation in Scotland, i. 24.
Suard, Mons., i. 276.
Suffolk, Countess of, “The Suffolk Papers,” ii. 91.
Suliotes, the, i. 435.
Sutton, Sir C. Manners, ii. 329.
Taylor, Dr. Charles, ii. 122.
Taylor, Henry, “Isaac Comnenus,” ii. 291; proposes to divide loss on his drama with Murray, ii. 291; “Philip van Artevelde,” ibid.
Taylor, Thomas, of Denbury, i. 130.
Talfourd, Serjeant, i. 200.
Talleyrand, Memoirs of, i. 40.
Teignmouth, Lord, i. 117.
Tegg & Co., “Family Library,” transferred to, ii. 302; purchase Crabbe’s poems from Murray, ii. 385.
Thackeray, W. M., his opinion of the “Suffolk Papers,” ii. 91.
Thistlewood’s plot, ii. 52.
Thomson, Professor, i. 155.
Thomson, Dr. Thomas, article on Kidd’s “Outlines of Mineralogy,” i. 162.
Thorne, James, ii. 447.
Thorwaldsen’s bust of Byron, i. 391; statue of Byron, ii. 330, 331.
Ticknor, George, impressions of Gifford, i. 264, 265; dines with Marray, i. 270; opinion of Isaac D’Israeli, i. 271; description of guests at Sir R. Murchison’s dinner, ii. 449.
Tita (Byron’s Gondolier), ii. 341.
Tobin’s “Honeymoon,” i. 51; “Faro-Table,” i. 369.
Tocqueville, de, ii. 423.
Tomline, Bishop, “Life of William Pitt,” ii. 95.
Tone, William Theobald Wolfe, ii. 26.
Torrie, Mr., Murray’s companion during travels abroad, ii. 362; ii. 464; ii. 475.
Townsend, Dr. George, ii. 237.
“Trade Books” of 18th century, ii. 508.
Trollope, Anthony, ii. 384.
Trollope, Mrs., ii. 384.
Tuckey, Capt., “Journal,” ii. 31; “Voyage to the Congo,” ii. 62.
Turner, Alfred, ii. 80.
Turner, Dawson, ii. 486.
Turner, Sharon, i. 73; retained by Longman, i. 77; Murray’s staunch friend, ibid.; criticises Q. R. No. I, i. 146; article on “Character of Buonaparte,” i. 157; on “Austrian State Papers,” i. 158; opinion of Byron’s “Sketch from Private Life,” i. 363; copyright of Byron’s poems, i. 373; intimacy with Murray, i. 374; “History of the Anglo-Saxons,” “History of the Norman Conquest,” ibid.; copyright of “Don Juan,” i. 405-408; and “Cain,” i. 428; advice as to Medwin’s libel on Murray, ii. 449; poems declined by Murray, ii. 34; advice on Macirone’s libel suit, ii. 79; an injunction in the case of Mrs. Rundell’s “Domestic Cookery,” ii. 123, 124; consulted by Isaac D’Israeli as to pamphlet on quarrel with Murray, ii. 216; cautions Murray about Washington Irving’s “Columbus,” ii. 257; remarks on “Family Library,” ii. 297; expostulates with Murray about Milman’s “History of Jews,” ii. 298; expression of his affection for Murray, ii. 519.
Turner, Mrs. Sharon, i. 73.
Twiss, Horace, Planche’s account of
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dinner at his house, ii. 425; “Life of the Earl of Eldon,” ii. 494.
Tyndale, ii. 209.
Tytler’s “History of Scotland,” ii. 276.
Underwood, T. and G., i. 234.
Van Zinglen, Baron, ii. 344.
Vere, Lady, ii. 93.
Volunteers, Review of, in Hyde Park—Murray an Ensign in 3rd Regiment of Royal London Volunteers, i. 36.
Waldegrave Memoirs, ii. 88.
Waldie, Miss Jane (Mrs. Eaton), “Letters from Italy,” i. 279; opinion of Byron, i. 405.
Walker, C. E., “Wallace: a Historical Tragedy,” ii. 108.
Walker, Josiah, i. 119.
Walker, Patrick, “Lives of Cameron,” ii. 9.
Walpole Memoirs, ii. 88.
Walpole, Rev. R., i. 157.
Walpole’s “Castle of Otranto,” i. 6.
Walter, John, ii. 384.
Warren, Samuel, “Diary of a Late Physician,” ii. 386; “Law Studies,” ii. 387.
Watts, Alaric A., “Lyrics of the Heart,” ii. 243.
Watts, W. H., ii. 205.
Weber, Henry, Scott’s amanuensis, i. 145; “Tales of the East,” i. 172.
Webster, Wedderburn, i. 371.
Wedderburn, Brigadier-General, i. 7.
Wedgwood, Josiah, i. 25.
Wellington, Duke of, the Pont de Jena (Paris) incident, i. 274; witness in Macirone’s libel suit, ii. So; his first Ministry, ii. 268; interest in the Q. R., ii. 270; connection with Napier’s “History of Peninsular War,” ii. 282; “Despatches,” ii. 286; action with regard to the Roman Catholic Emancipation Bill, ii. 376.
Westall, R., ii. 104.
Wharncliffe, Lord, and Hobhouse’s breach of privilege, i. 410.
Whishaw, John, i. 239; i. 277; i. 288.
Whistlecraft, by J. H. Frere, i. 392, 394.
Whitaker, Dr., ii. 48.
Whitaker, Rev. John, i. 10; i. 17; “History of Manchester,” “Historical View of English Government,” i. 11.
White, Rev. J. Blanco, i. 237; ii. 231.
Wilkie, Sir David, his journey to the East; paints the Sultan at Constantinople, ii. 496; death off Gibraltar; Turner’s picture of his funeral at sea, ii. 497.
Williams, Miss Helen Maria, i. 275; “Narrative of Events in France in 1815,” i. 280.
Williams, Rev. J., “Life of Alexander the Great,” ii. 296.
Willshire, William, ii. 28.
Wilmot, Mrs., see Dacre, Lady.
Wilson, John (Christopher North), “City of the Plague,” i. 343; connection with Blackwood’s Magazine, i. 344; article on “Childe Harold,” Canto IV., i. 398; a principal writer in Blackwood’s Magazine, i. 477; challenges anonymous author of “Hypocrisy Unveiled, etc.,” i. 488; “An Hour’s Tete-a-Tete with the Public” in “Blackwood’s Magazine,” i. 495.
Windyer, senr., ii. 205.
Wood, Lieut. John, ii. 443.
Woodhouselee, Lord, “Elements of History,” i. 278.
Wool, Rev. J., “Life of Joseph Wharton,” ii. 218.
Wordsworth, William, ii. 245.
Wortley, Lady Emmeline, ii. 416.
Wright, Mr., his connection with the “Representative,” ii. 190; ii. 194; ii. 247.
Wright, William, ii. 132.
Young, Dr. Thomas, his theory of light, i. 92; writes for Q. R., i. 123; on “Insanity,” i. 161; on “Archimedes,” i. 176.