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Correspondence in the Richard Bentley Firm, Publishers, London

 

Aflalo, Frederick George, 1870-1918.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

The Age, Melbourne.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882.

Box 1

2 letters to Mr. Bentley.

 

Albemarle, William Coutts Kepple, 7th earl of, 1832-1894.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Antrobus, Clara Louisa.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II, 1854-1936.

 

Ashley, Rt. Hon. Anthony Evelyn Melbourne, 1836-1907.

Box 1

3 letters to George Bentley.

 

Atkinson, W.E.G.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913.

Box 1

6 letters to George Bentley.

 

The Autotype Company, London.

Box 1

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Badeley, Mrs.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Baines, Frederick Ebenezer, 1832-1911.

Box 1

4 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Baker, G.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Balch, William Ralston, 1852-1917.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Bangs, Lemuel W.

General note

See Scribner, firm, publishers, New York
 

Bancroft, Sir Squire Bancroft, 1841-1926.

Box 1

11 letters to George Bentley.

 

Barham, Richard Harris, 1788-1845.

Box 1

2 letters to Mr. Bentley.

 

Barker, Edward Harrison, 1851-1919.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Barlee, Edward.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Barnard, Harry, 1906- .

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Barton, William Henry, 1869-1928.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Barttelot, Sir Walter George, bart., 1855-1900.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Batty, Beatrice (Stebbing).

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Beard, Nathaniel Thomas.

Box 1

2 letters to Richard Bentley I.

 

Beechey, St. Vincent, 1841-1905.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Beeching, Henry Charles, 1859-1919.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Bell, Florence Eveleen Eleanore (Oliffe) lady, 1851-1930.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Bell, Robert, 1800-1867.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Bennet, Miss Helen A.

Box 1

1 letter and enclosure to George Bentley.

 

Bentley, Anna C.

Box 1

1 letter to My dear cousin, [a Bentley].

 

Bentley, G. Samuel.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Bentley, Joseph Clayton, 1809-1851.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871.

Box 1

Letters to various persons... 1830-1871.

Box 1

Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London.

Scope and Contents note

Letters to Various Persons from Bentley Publishers.
Box 1

1 letter to the Countess of Blessington from Richard Bentley I.

Box 1

1 letter to Robert William Buchanan from George Bentley.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Dowcett from V.O. Marsh (employee of Bentley Publishers).

Box 1

20 letters to Dr. Garsia from George Bentley.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Harrison from George Bentley.

Box 1

1 letter to Thomas Arthur Nash from George Bentley.

Box 1

1 letter to The Times, London from Richard Bentley I.

Box 1

1 letter addressed to Dear Sir from Bentley Publishers.

Box 1

1 letter to Miss Corkran from Richard Bentley II Purchase, Howard S. Mott May 1884.

Box 1

2 letters to F.G. Kitton from George Bentley Purchase, Howard S. Mott May 1884.

 

Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London.

Scope and Contents note

Letters re Desart Libel.
Box 1

1 letter to Lean, Mrs. Florence (Marryat) Church, 1837-1899, from George Bentley.

Box 1

1 letter to Florence (Marryat) Church from Clowes, William C.K., 1807-1883.

Box 1

5 letters to Florence (Marryat) Church from Desart, William Ulick O'Connor Cuffe, 4th earl of, 1845-1898.

Box 1

1 letter to William Clowes from George Bentley.

Box 1

1 letter to My dear sir, Colonel White (?), from Florence (Marryat) Church.

Box 1

1 letter to the Earl of Desart from Florence (Marryat) Church; holograph copy.

 

Bettany, George Thomas, 1850-1891.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Billing & Sons, Limited, Guildford.

Box 1

2 letters to Richard Bentley II.

Box 1

3 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Blackmore, Richard Doddridge, 1825-1900.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Blackwood, James Hugh, d. 1938.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Blessington, Marguerite (Power) Farmer Gardiner, countess of, 1789-1849.

General note

See Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London. Letters to various persons....
 

Blyth, Mary Popham.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Bond, Caroline Frances (Barham) lady.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Boner, Charles, n.d.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley. January 29, 1870.

 

Boucicault, Dion, 1820?-1890.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Boussod Valadon & Company, London.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Bowman, F.E.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Boyle, Frederick, 1841- .

Box 1

4 letters to George Bentley.

 

Bradley, George Granville, 1821-1903.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Braybrooke, Charles Cornwaleis Neville, 1823-1902.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Breton, Mrs. Florence Barbara (Slade).

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Brew, Miss M.W.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Bridge, Arthur.

Box 1

2 letters to George Bentley.

 

Broderip, Francis Freeling (Hood), 1830-1878.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Brodie, Mrs. Jessie A Mrs. A Oswald Brodie.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Brooks, Shirley, 1815-1874.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Brougham-Vaux, Henry Peter Brougham, baron, 1778-1868.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Broughton, Augusta Delvia.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Broughton, Rhoda, 1840-1920.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Bruton, H.W.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

Box 1

Buchanan, Robert Williams, 1841-1901.

General note

See, Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London, Letters to...
 

Buckle, George Earle, 1854-1935.

Box 1

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Buckton, George Boudler, 1817-1905.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Buél, Kenneth F.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Bunch, R Stanton.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Burlingham, Charles Culp, 1858- .

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Bute, K.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Campbell, Sir James [James Callendar], 1745-1832.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Canton, William, 1845-1926.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Carey, Rosa Nouchette, d. 1909.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 1

2 letters to George Bentley.

 

Carmichael, Montgomery, 1857-1936.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Carr, Ralph.

Box 1

13 letters to Richard Bentley I.

 

Carson, Lionel, 1873-1931.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Cassell & Company, Limited, publishers, London.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Castle, Egerton, 1858-1920.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Cave, Henry William, 1854- .

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Chads, Sir Henry Duchie, bart., 1788?-1868.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Chamier, Daniel, 1860-1920.

Box 1

1 letter and circular to George Bentley.

 

Chamier, Frederick, 1796-1870.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Chaplin, W.H. & Company, London.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Chasles, Philarète, 1798-1873.

Box 1

1 letter, in French, to Bentley Publishers.

 

Chatterton, Henrietta Georgina Marcia Lascelles (Iremonger) lady, 1806-1876.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Chepman, Clarice.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 1

Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872.

General note

See Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871. Letters to various persons... 1848-1871
 

Chichetifian, Baghis.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 1

Church, Mrs. Ross.

General note

See Lean, Mrs. Florence (Marryat) Church, 1837-1899
Box 1

Clark, Edward.

General note

See Clark, R. & C., printers, Edinburgh
Box 1

Clark, Robert, 1825-1894.

General note

See Clark, R. & C., printers, Edinburgh
 

Clark, R. & C., printers, Edinburgh.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

Box 1

2 letters to George Bentley.

 

Clifford, Lucy (Lane) Mrs. W.K. Clifford, d. 1929.

Box 1

10 letters to George Bentley.

Box 1

Clowes, William C.K., 1807-1883.

General note

See Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London, Letters re Desart libel
 

Clowes, William & Sons, Limited, printers, London.

Box 1

2 letters and illustrations to Bentley Publishers.

Box 1

3 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Cockburn, S. & Son, printers, Ossett.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Coleridge, Henry James, 1822-1893.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Colnaghi, Martin Lewis Gaetano, d. 1851.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Constable, Archibald David, 1843-1915.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Constable, Edwin C.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Cook, John Douglas, 1808?-1868.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Cook, Thomas Edward.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Corbett, Edward, d. 1895.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924.

Box 1

3 letters to George Bentley.

 

Corkran, Henriette.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Costello, Louisa Stuart, 1799-1870.

Box 1

1 letter to Dear Sir.

 

Cox, Edward William, 1809-1879.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Crisp, Frederick Arthur, 1851-1922.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 1

Croker, Thomas Croftin, 1798-1854

General note

See Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871. Letters to various persons...
Box 1

Croker, Thomas Francis Dillon.

General note

See Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871. Letters to various persons... 1848-1871
 

Cross, Ada (Cambridge), 1844- .

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Crouch, H.N.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Cruikshank, Percy.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Curryer & Baynes, London.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Davies, Sir William, 1863-1935.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Dayman, Edward Arthur.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

De le Condaime & Johnston, London.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Delane, John Thaddeus, 1817-1879.

Box 1

3 letters to George Bentley.

Box 1

Desart, William Ulick O'Connor Cuffe, 4th earl of, 1845-1898.

General note

See Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London. Letters re Desart Libel
 

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Diehl, Alice Mangold, d. 1912.

Box 1

11 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Dixon, Frederick Alfred, 1880-1925.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Dobell, Sydney Thompson, 1824-1874.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Doran, John, 1807-1878.

Box 1

4 letters to Mr. Bentley.

 

Doughty, Fanny Albert.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Dowcett, Mr.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

General note

See Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London. Letters to....
Box 1

Drummond, Sir Francis W, bart.

 

Duff, Charles Edward, 1858-1936.

Box 1

1 letter and photography to George Bentley.

 

Duff, Henrietta Anne, 1842-1879.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Dufferin and Ava, Frederick Temple-Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, marquis of, 1826-1902.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Eastlake, Elizabeth, (RiGeorge Bentleyy) lady, 1809-1893.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall, 1824-1908.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Edwardes, Charles Lincoln, 1863- .

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Edwards, Mrs. Annie, d. 1896.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Edwards, Matilda Barbara Betham, 1836-1919.

Box 1

5 letters to George Bentley.

Box 1

Elliot, Emma.

General note

See Hollis, Margery, pseudonym
 

Ellis, Stewart Marsh, d. 1933.

Box 1

6 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Emerton, Wolseley Partridge, 1844?- .

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Executors of the Dean of Westminister - Very Rev. Arthur Penrhyn Stanley.

Box 1

1 letter from George Bentley.

 

Faber, Reginald Stanley, 1849- .

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Fairbank, Sir William, 1850-1929.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Family Grocer and Wine Merchant, Dublin. (periodical).

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Farrar, Frederic William, 1831-1903.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Faux, William.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Ferrier, John.

Box 1

2 letters to George Bentley.

 

Festing, Henry.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Fetherstonhaugh, Hon. Mrs. Maria Georgiana (Carleton), 1847- .

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Ficenton, J.K.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Fisher, Esther Y.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Fisher, Sydney George, 1856-1927.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Fitzgerald, Percy Hetherington, 1834-1925.

Box 1

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Fitz Gibbon, Mary Agnes, 1851-1915.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Fitzpatrick, William John, 1830-1895.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Flint, Alicia.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Fonblanque, Albany de Grenier, 1829-1924.

Box 1

3 letters to George Bentley.

 

Forrester, Alfred Henry, 1804-1872.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Forster, Charles, d. 1871.

Box 1, Folder 1

10 letters to Richard Bentley I.

Box 1

10 letters to George Bentley.

Box 1

15 letters to Bentley Publishers.

Box 1, Folder 2

35 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Forster, Laura Mary.

Box 1

7 letters to George Bentley.

 

Foster, James Richard, 1874-1938.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Fowler, Ada Dayquill.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Foxwell, Ernest.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Francis, John Collins, 1838-1916.

Box 1

2 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Franklin, Sir John, 1786-1847.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Fraser, James Baillie, 1783-1856.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Freeman, Gage Earle.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Friswell, James Hain, 1825-1878.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Fry, Henry.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Galt, John, 1779-1839.

Box 1

1 letter and receipt to Bentley Publishers.

 

Garcia, Manuel, 1805-1906.

Box 1

1 letter from Garcia to Bentley Publishers.

Box 1

5 letters relating to the Garcia controversy.

General Physical Description note: (folder)
 

Garrett-Fisher, W.E.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 1

Garsia, Dr. W. Marston.

General note

See Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London, Letters to...
 

Gaskell, Annie.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Germains, Victor Wallace.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Giannothi, Maria.

Box 1

4 letters, in Italian, to Bentley Publishers.

 

Gilby

Box 1

1 letter from Richard Bentley. June 7, 1863.

 

Goff, Gerald Lionel Joseph, d. 1899.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Gosse, Edmund William, 1849-1928.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Grand, Sarah, pseudonym.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Greely, Adolphus Washington, 1844-1935.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Green, Alfred John Morgan, 1833-1911.

Box 1

1 enclosure to Bentley Publishers.

 

Green & Williams, solicitors, Nottingham.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Greville, Charles Cavendish Fulke, 1794-1865.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Grey, Henry George Grey, 3rd earl, 1802-1894.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Grimshaw, Beatrice Ethel.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Grimwood, Ethel, Mrs. F. St. C. Grimwood.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Guizot, Francis Pierre Guillamme, 1787-1874.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Guthrie, Thomas Anstey, 1856-1934.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Hachette & Company, Paris.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Haggard, Frederick.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Hake, Thomas Gordon, 1809-1895.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Halcombe, Charles J.H.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 1

Harrison, Mr.

General note

See Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London, Letters to..
 

Harrison, Elizabeth H., 1849-1927.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Hatley, Mary (Laffan), May Laffan.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Heal, Sir Ambrose, 1872- .

Box 1

3 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Heath, Leopold George, 1817-1907.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Hector, Mrs. Annie (French), 1825-1902.

Box 1

5 letters to Mr. Bentley.

 

Heinemann, William, 1863-1920.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Helps, Sir Arthur, 1813-1875.

Box 1

2 letters to George Bentley.

 

Herbert, Henry George, 1813?- .

Box 1

3 letters to George Bentley.

 

Herbert, Mary Elizabeth (A'Court), baroness, 1822-1911.

Box 1

2 letters to George Bentley.

 

Higbed, Robert.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Hill, Benson Earle, 1795-1845.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Hill, John Spencer, 1855- .

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Hill, Thomas, 1760-1840.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Hills-Jones, Sir James, 1883-1919.

Box 1

2 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Hissey, James John, d. 1921.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Hollis, Margery [pseudonym of Emma Elliot].

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Holmes, Charles John, 1868-1936.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Holmes, Florie W.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Holt, Henry, 1840-1926.

Box 1

2 letters and clipping to George Bentley.

Box 1

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers; and 3 contracts between Bentley and Hook, 1830, 1832, and 1836.

 

Hooper, Jane Margaret (Winnard).

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Horder, Percy Richard Morley, 1870-1944.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Howard, Mr.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Hudson, William Henry, 1841-1922.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Hughes-Hughes, M E.

Box 1

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Hutchinson, Clement, 1858- .

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Hutton, John Henry, 1885- .

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Ihlee & Sankey, London.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Inman, George Ellis, 1814-1840.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Inwards, Richard, 1840-1937.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

James, George Payne Rainsford, 1801?-1860.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Japp, Alexander Hay, 1837-1905.

Box 1

2 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Jeir-Carleton, H.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Jennings, Cecil F.J.

Box 1

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Jerdan, William, 1782-1869.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Jerrold, Blanchard, 1826-1884.

Box 1

2 letters to Richard Bentley I.

 

Jerrold, Douglas William, 1803-1857.

Box 1

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Jerrold, Evelyn.

Box 1

5 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Jerrold, Sidney.

Box 1

2 letters to George Bentley.

 

Jesse, John Heneage, 1815-1874.

Box 1

2 letters to George Bentley.

 

Jones, Edward.

Box 1

3 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Jones, J.H.H.

Box 1

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Jouvet & Company, Paris.

Box 1

2 letters, in French, to Bentley Publishers.

 

Juta, J.C. & Company, Capetown.

Box 1

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Kaye, Sir John William, 1814-1876.

 

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Kemble, Francis Anne, 1809-1893.

Box 2

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Kemsley & Elkington, London.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Kenealy, Edward Vaughan Hyde, 1819-1880.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Keon, Anne D., Mrs. M.G. Keon.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Kimball, Richard Burleigh, 1816-1892.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers (incomplete letter).

 

Kingsley, George Henry, 1827-1892.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Kirkwood, James.

General note

See Clark, R. & C., printers, Edinburgh
 

Kitton, Frederic George, 1856-1903.

Box 2

3 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Kuntz, George Frederick, 1856-1932.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Lace, Miss.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Lane-Fox, Florence.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Landon, Letitia Elizabeth, 1802-1838.

Box 2

29 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Le Soudier, H., Librairie Etrangere, Paris.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Lean, Mrs. Florence (Marryat) Church, 1837-1899.

General note

See also Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London, Letters re Desart Libel.
 

Leech, Catharine E.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Lewis, Wilmarth Sheldon, 1895- .

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Liddell, Christina Catherine (Fraser-Tytler).

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

The Living Age, Boston.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Loftie, William John, 1839-1911.

Box 2

1 letter and clipping to Bentley Publishers.

 

Lean, Mrs. Florence (Marryat) Church, 1837-1899.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Longman, Charles James, 1852-1934.

General note

See Longmans, firm, publishers, London
 

Longman, Thomas, 1804-1879.

General note

See Longmans, firm, publishers, London
 

Longman, Thomas Norton, 1859-1930.

General note

See Longmans, firm, publishers, London
 

Longmans, firm, publishers, London.

Box 2

2 letters to Mr. Bentley from Charles James L.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I from Thomas L.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II from Thomas Norton L.

 

Lover, Henry William.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Low, Charles Rathbone, 1837-1918.

Box 2

1 letter and enclosure to George Bentley.

 

Lucy, Sir Henry William, 1845-1924.

Box 2

12 letters to George Bentley.

 

Lynd, William.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Lyne, Joseph Leycester [Father Ignatius], 1837-1908.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Lytton, Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer/Lytton, 1st baron, 1803-1873.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

M'Clure, Sir John David, 1860-1922.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

MacColl, Norman, 1843-1905.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

McFall, Francis Elizabeth (Clarke), 1862-1943.

General note

See Grand, Sarah, pseudonym
 

McGee, William, bookseller, Dublin.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

MacKerman, H.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Macmillian, Maurice Crawford, 1853-1936.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

McNeile, Hugh, 1795-1879.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Macniven & Cameron, Edinburgh.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Madden, Richard Robert, 1798?-1886.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Maginn, William, 1793-1842.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Majendie, Lady Margaret Elizabeth (Lindsay), 1850- .

Box 2

9 letters to George Bentley.

 

Makinson, Joseph, 1836-1914.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Malmesbury, James Howard Harris, 3rd earl of, 1807-1889.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Malortie, Baron Carl von.

Box 2

5 letters to Mr. Bentley.

 

Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

Box 2

Marsh, V.O.

General note

See Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London. Letters to...
 

Marsh-Caldwell, Mrs. Anne (Caldwell), 1791-1874.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Martin, Violet Florence, 1865-1915.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Matthews, Mrs. I Wallar.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Matthey, Rev. A.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Maud, J.W.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Maurice, Frederick Dennison, 1805-1872.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Mayhew, Horace, 1816-1872.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Middleton, Hastings Burton, 1839?- .

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Miles, George Edward, 1852-1942.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Miller, John.

Box 2

1 letter and enclosure to Richard Bentley II.

 

Mitchell, Edward Card (Captain Cole), 1853-1914.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Mitchell & Hughes, Ye Wardour Press, London.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Moncrieff, William Thomas, 1794-1857.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Money, E. Ernle.

Box 2

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Montagu, Basil, 1770-1851.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Mookerjee, C.P., news agent, Calcutta.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Morgan, Sydney (Owenson) lady, 1783?-1859.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Mudie's Select Library, London.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Mulholland, Rosa, (MacMahon).

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Murphy, Sir James Joseph, bart., 1843-1922.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Murray.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Murray, John, 1808-1892.

Box 2

2 letters to Mr. Bentley.

 

Murray, Sir John, 1851-1928.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Napier, Robina, Mrs. Alexander Napier.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Nash, Thomas Arthur, 1850- .

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

Scope and Contents note

See also Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London, Letters to...
 

Nesfield, William Eden, 1835-1888.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Nicolas, Mrs. Sarah (Davison), 1800-1867.

Box 2

3 letters to Richard Bentley I.

 

Norris, Emilia (Marryat).

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Norwich, John T.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Ogilvie, Sir Andrew Muter John, 1858-1924.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Oliphant, Lawrence, 1829-1888.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Oliver, Samuel Pasfield, 1838-1907.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Ollier, Edmund, 1827-1886.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Orr, John Gustavus, 1819-1887.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Ortmann, Emmy.

Box 2

1 letter and ledger enclosure to Richard Bentley II.

 

Outram, Leonard, d. 1901.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

The Overland Mail, London.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Palmer, John McAuley, 1817-1900.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Parr, Louisa, d. 1903.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Patmore, Georgiana.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Peach, Robert Edward Myhill.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Peacock, Bligh.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Peard, Frances Mary, 1835-1923.

Box 2

2 letters to Mr. Bentley.

 

Pearse, Hugh Wodehouse, 1855-1919.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Pease, Joseph Whitwell, 1828-1903.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Petherick, Edward Augustus, 1842-1917.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Pfitzer, Wilhelm, Stuttgart.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Phipps, Richard, 1865-1934.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Pickford, John.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Pigott-Carleton, Mrs. Attie [Lady Dorchester].

Box 2

4 letters to George Bentley.

 

Plon, Eugène, 1836-1895.

Box 2

2 letters to Bentley Publishers, in French.

 

Plury, E.

Box 2

1 letter, in French, to Bentley Publishers.

 

Pollock, Emma Jane (Pipon), d. 1922.

Box 2

4 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Pollock, Julia (Creed) lady, d. 1899.

Box 2

42 letters to George Bentley.

 

Pollock, William Herries, 1850-1926.

Box 2

85 letters to George Bentley.

 

Postans, Robert.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Poulton, William Herring, 1834-1907.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Powell, H.Y.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Power, Tyrone, 1797-1841.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Power, Victor O'Donovan.

Box 2

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Praed, Rosa Caroline Mackworth, 1851-1935.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Prior, Sir James, 1790?-1869.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Proctor, Fred.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Prouting, Frederick J.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Railway Guide General Printing, Publishing & Stationery Works, Manchester.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Ranke, Leopold von, 1795-1886.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Reeves, Charles, 1815-1866.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Reeves, Mrs. Helen Buckingham (Mathers), 1853-1920.

Box 2

15 letters to Mr. Bentley.

 

Reeves, John Sims, 1818-1900.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Reid, Andrew.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Reinige, Louis, Leipzig.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Retail Newsagents and Booksellers Union, London.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 2

Review of Reviews (periodical).

General note

See Stead, William Thomas, 1849-1912
 

Ribton-Turner, Charles James.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Richards, Florence B.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Richmond, Charles Gordon Lennox, 5th Duke of, 1791-1860.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Riddell, Charlotte Eliza Lawson (Cowan), 1832-1906.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley from Miss Bird, concerning Mrs. Riddell.

 

Rideal, Charles F.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Ritchie, Anne Isabella (Thackeray) lady, 1837-1919.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Rivenhall, E.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Rivington & Son, London.

Box 2

1 letter and enclosure to Mr. Bentley.

 

Roberts, Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st earl of, 1832-1914.

Box 2

16 letters to Mr. Bentley.

 

Robertson, Eric Sutherland.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Robertson, George & Company, Melbourne.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Robinson, Nellie.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Roebuck, John Arthur, 1801-1879.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Ross, Emma Mary.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Rossedome, L., Constantinople.

Box 2

1 letter, in French, to Bentley Publishers.

 

Ryan, Marah Ellis (Martin), 1860?-1934.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

General note

Missing from collection.
 

Sadleir, Michael, 1888-1957.

Box 2

3 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Sala, George Augustus Henry, 1828-1895.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Sargent, Herbert Howland, 1858-1921.

Box 2

5 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Schindler, Johanne.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Schulze, Alfred, 1861- .

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Schwartz, Jozua Marius Willem van der Poorten, 1858-1915.

Box 2

5 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Scribner, firm, publishers, New York.

Box 2

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Scott, Hugh Stowell, 1862-1903.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Scott, Mrs. Margaret J.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Secker, E.H.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Seifferth, Charles B.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Serfaty, Solomon.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Shee, Sir Martin Archer, 1769-1858.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Sidgwick, Cecily (Ullman) Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick, d. 1934.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 2

2 letters to Mr. Bentley.

Box 2

3 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Simpson, George & Company Limited, London.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Sinclair, May H. St. C.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Smith, Evangiline J.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Smith, Reginald Bosworth, 1839-1908.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Smith, W. Paterson.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Smith, Sir William, 1813-1893.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Somerville, Edith Anna OEnone, 1861-1949.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Southey, Robert, 1774-1843.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Soyer, Alexis Benoit, 1809-1858.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Spackman, Netta.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Spiller, Robert Ernest, 1896- .

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Spottiswoode & Company, London.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Stead, William Thomas, 1849-1912.

Box 2

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Story, Alfred Thomas, 1842-1934.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Stubbs, Miss Laura.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Sunndrop.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Swain, John & Son, Limited, London.

Box 2

2 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Symons, George James, 1838-1900.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

Box 2

6 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Tabrum, Arthur H.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Tauchnitz, Bernhard Freiherr von, 1816-1895.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Taylor, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Tennent, Sir James Emerson, 1804-1869.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Thackery, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Thistlethwayle, James Seymour.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Thompson, Henry, 1797-1878.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Thoms, William John, 1803-1885.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Thuig, Herrick B.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Thurston, B.W.

Box 2

4 letters, clipping and enclosure to George Bentley.

 

The Times, London.

General note

See also Bentley, Richard, firm, publishers, London, Letters to...
Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Tindal, Charles H., 1794-1846?.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Tod, H.M.

General note

See Chaplin, W.H. & Company, London
 

Toynbee, Paget, 1855-1932.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Tregaskis, James, publisher, London.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Tupper, Martin Farquhar, 1810-1889.

Box 2

3 letters to Bentley Publishers.

 

Twiss, Sir Travis, 1809-1897.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Unwin, Thomas Fisher, 1848-1935.

Box 2

2 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Vanity Fair.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Veitch, John L., 1829-1894.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Vertannes, Z., Esquire.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Vyse, Griffith W.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Waldegrave-Leslie, Howard George.

Box 2

1 calling card to Mr. Bentley.

 

Waldie, John, 1781-1862.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley.

 

Walker & Boutall, London.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Walkey, Harriet.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Wallace, Percy R.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Walters, Dr. Alan.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Ward, Sir Adolphus William, 1837-1924.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Ward, B.W.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Ward, P.A.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Ward, Rowdon.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Warner, Susan, 1819-1885.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley I.

 

Watson, Elizabeth Sophia (Fletcher).

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Watt, John.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Weigall, Caroline Rachel Selina, 1872- .

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

West, Miss Eva.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Weston, F.M.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Wheatten, Anson.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Wilberforce, Edward, 1834-1914.

Box 2

1 letter to George Bentley.

 

Wilberforce, Samuel, successively bp. of Oxford and of Winchester, 1805-1873.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Williams, Mrs. A.S.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Williams, C. Herbert.

General note

See Green & Williams, solicitors, Nottingham
 

Williams, Mrs. E.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Williams, Francis Edgar.

Box 2, Folder 1

General Physical Description note: 30 letters
Box 2, Folder 2

General Physical Description note: 30 letters
Box 2, Folder 3

General Physical Description note: 22 letters
 

Williams, Watkin Wynn, 1859- .

Box 2

7 letters to Richard Bentley II.

 

Wimphen, R.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Windon.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Wolff, H.W.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Wolffsohn, Lily.

Box 2

2 letters to George Bentley.

 

Wood, Annie.

Box 2

2 letters to Mr. Bentley.

 

Wood, Ellen (Price) Mrs. Henry Wood, 1814-1887.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Wood, William H.

Box 2

1 letter to Richard Bentley II.

 

Workmen's Hall Institute, Blaengarw.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Wright, Edward Percival, 1834-1910.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Wrigley, James & Son, London.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Yates, Edmund Hodgson, 1831-1894.

Box 2

1 letter to Mr. Bentley.

 

Yates, William, 1816-1888.

Box 2

1 letter to Bentley Publishers.

 

Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871.

Box 1

Letters to Various Persons, 1830-1871.

General Physical Description note: 11 items.
Box 1

1 letter to Mrs. Mathews, February 22, 1848.

Box 1

1 letter to My dear Sir, September 22, 1854.

Box 1

1 letter to Miss Stanisby, May 5, 1862.

Box 1

3 letters to Thomas Francis Dillon Croker, 1869-1870.

Box 1

1 letter to Henry Fothergill Chorley, May 6, 1871.

 

Manuscripts and Ephemera

Box 3

Ingoldsby Legends, related miscellaneous records.

Box 3

1. Incomplete lay-out of three legends: The Witches' Frolic, The Bagman's Dog, and The Smuggler's Leap 1874.

General Physical Description note: Page numbers penciled on-be back, and volume and page notations for placing illustrations on the front.
General Physical Description note: 12pp., Manuscript.
Box 3

2. List of illustrations by George Cruikshank and John Leech, with pagination, for the 1874 edition published by Bentley Publishers. 1874.

General Physical Description note: 2pp. Manuscript.
Box 3

3. Manuscript notes and clipping concerning the Ingoldsby Legends, various editions. ca. 1892.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
Box 3

An Afternoon With Odd Volumes, written by George Bentley, published in Temple Bar, no.162 May, 1874; April 1, 1874.

General Physical Description note: 33pp. Holograph.
Box 3

--- Bentley's Dinner Sale ..., notes written by George Bentley. ca. 1888.

General Physical Description note: 3 leaves. Holograph.
Box 3

--- Biography of William Godwin, written by George Bentley, published in Temple Bar, no.184. March 1876.

General Physical Description note: 22pp. Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

This manuscript includes author's revisions and pagination. 1876.
Box 3

Memoirs of the Last Two Years of the Reign of King Charles I 1815

General Physical Description note: Folder 1: 117 sheets. Folder 2: 109 sheets, ca. 1864. 226 sheets. Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

Written by Sir Thomas Herbert, with a particular account of the funeral of his majesty.
An outline in note form, on blue legal size sheets, written by George Bentley [?].
Box 3

--- Miscellaneous manuscripts.

General Physical Description note: Folder 1: 4 items.
Box 3

1. Book review of the Correspondence of Sir Henry Taylor, edited by Edward Dowden, Longmans, Green and Company, 1888; and the Memorials of Wordsworth and Coleorton, edited by William Knight, D. Douglas, 1887; written by George Bentley. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 6pp., incomplete. Holograph.
Box 3

2. Memories of Old Friends, written by Caroline Fox, 1882.

General Physical Description note: 7pp. Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

Extracts in note form from Memories ..., written by George Bentley. ca. 1882.
Box 3

3. Napoleon I ... , fragment of a manuscript written by George Bentley. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4pp. Holograph.
Box 3

4. Sincerity in Biography [?]

General Physical Description note: 26pp. Holograph and 6pp. Holograph..

Scope and Contents note

Incomplete manuscript of an article about Samuel Wilberforce, successively bishop of Oxford and Winchester, 1805-1873, written by George Bentley, published in Temple Bar, no.248. July 1881. ca. 1880.
Included is a copy of a letter to Mr. Huntington from George Bentley concerning the biography of Wilberforce. n.d.
Box 3

--- Miscellaneous manuscripts.

General Physical Description note: Folder 2: 11 items.
Box 3

1. [Book review] n.d.

General Physical Description note: 19pp. Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript of a book review written by George Bentley of Memoirs of Mark Pattison written by Mark Pattison.
Box 3

2. The Calamities of Authors ... n.d.

General Physical Description note: Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

Fragment of an article written by George Bentley.
Box 3

3. [Desiderius Erasmus]

General Physical Description note: 4pp. Holograph. (This fragment has clippings pasted in with the manuscript, with the author's revisions).

Scope and Contents note

Fragment of a manuscript from papers treating the life and times of Erasmus, written by George Bentley, published in After business, 1884, by Bentley Publishers. n.d.
Box 3

4. [A dialogue]

General Physical Description note: 2 leaves. Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

Fragment of a manuscript written by George Bentley. ( What the Firelight Fell on, in Temple Bar, no.130, September 1871, ?). ca. 1871.
Box 3

5. Duties of the editor of Temple Bar n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

Fragment of an article written by George Bentley.
Box 3

6. It Henrich Heine ca. 1874.

General Physical Description note: Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript of a short article about Henrich Heine, 1797-1856, (incomplete ?), written by George Bentley.
Box 3

7. Material wanted for publication n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

Fragment of an article written by George Bentley.
Box 3

8. Untitled fragments of a prayer written by George Bentley. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2 items. Holograph.
Box 3

9. Untitled fragment of a prayer written by George Bentley. ca. 1871.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.
Box 3

10. [Re-Arranging My Library] ca. 1882.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

Fragment of an article written by George Bentley.
Box 3

11. Science at Fault, incomplete manuscript of an article written by George Bentley. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.
Box 3

Our ancestors, Before the Days of St. Augustine. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 8pp.

Scope and Contents note

Fragment of a manuscript by John Henry Newman, pasted on one side of one sheet of paper, with a clipping of a newspaper article on the reverse side. Included is a fragment of a drama entitled Mundamor and Infelix written by George Bentley. All the material is related and appears to be a fragment of a larger work, for the pages are numbered 312-313, and 320-325.
Box 3

--- review of book, Memoirs sur le regende Napoleon III, written by George Bentley, with revision and notes of the author. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 8pp. Holograph.
Box 3

Bentley records

Scope and Contents note

This group of papers consists of all the items in the collection relating to the business functions of the firm, such as accounts and reports, and the business activities of the Bentleys themselves, their employees, authors and patrons. The papers are divided into folders according to topic and are arranged alphabetically with each item filed chronologically in its respective folder. If a group of items has no date, it is arranged alphabetically within a folder.
Box 3

--- Accounts.

Box 3

1. List of account and other books n.d.

General Physical Description note: Printed on one gray legal size sheet, with manuscript dates noted beside each title.
General Physical Description note: 1 sheet.
Box 3

2. Manuscript memo re copyright of Christmas's Phantom World. 1861.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 3

3. Summary of accounts ca. 1892.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript form booklet with date to be filled in, with a proposed table of contents listed on the inside front cover, and many blank pages and loose notes filed inside.
The cover and title page are marked private. The date of the printing is marked on the front cover as November 1892. This booklet was probably written by George Bentley.
Box 3

4. List of novels in progress, their authors, payments, date of publication, and remarks. 1894

General Physical Description note: 1 sheet. Manuscript.
Box 3

5. Scheme for a new book, notes for a new account book. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 3

6. Auditors certificate summary. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2 sheets. Manuscript.
Box 3

7. List of figures marked private, forming a booklet written by Keith Johnston. (Bentley employee or Bentley printer ?). 1893.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.
Box 3

8. Trial sheets. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
Box 3

9. Printed statement of profit and loss for A Hunter's Wanderings 187_.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
General Physical Description note: With manuscript note on the back.
Box 3

10. Printed statement of accounts for Resant and Palmer's History of Jerusalem, first edition, from publication 1871 to September 30, 1880. 1880.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 3

--- Book lists, miscellaneous fragments. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4 items. Manuscript.
Box 3

--- Burlington Street Gazette Extraordinary

General Physical Description note: 2 items.

Scope and Contents note

A manuscript list of reminders to be done, in booklet form, covering Friday, December 4, 1872, and Monday, December 30, 1872.
Box 3

--- Catalogues, notes and revisions for the Bentley catalogues

General Physical Description note: 2 items. Manuscript.

Scope and Contents note

Bound in two soft cover booklets, covering 1875 and 1876.
Box 3

--- Catalogues, notes in manuscript, for the Bentley catalogues. September 1881.

General Physical Description note: Loose, miscellaneous, fragmentary, arranged chronologically.
General Physical Description note: 47 items.

Scope and Contents note

Included are proof sheets that were probably used in a smaller catalogue or advertisement circular.
Box 3

--- Clippings, articles taken from other periodicals relative to Bentley Publishers.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
Box 3

1. Thoughts from the Magazines, from The American March 26, 1881.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 3

2. The American n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4pp.

Scope and Contents note

A printed advertisement concerning the quality of that magazine.
Box 3

3. Autography department ... , article taken from The American Historical Register. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4pp.
Box 3

--- Contracts, examples of agreements made between Bentley Publishers and various authors.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
Box 3

1. Original agreement made between R.B. Calton and Bentley Publishers August 7, 1849.

General Physical Description note: Printed, with manuscript additions and signatures, writing continued on the back of the sheet.
General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 3

2. Manuscript copy of an agreement made between L. Hachette and Company and Bentley Publishers. 1867.

General Physical Description note: 3pp.
Box 3

3. Printed agreement July 1881.

General Physical Description note: Blank, black and red type, a sample form, no.B.1.
General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 3

4. Manuscript copy of an agreement made between J.C. Parkinson Esquire and Bentley Publishers, marked since varied. December 13, 1886.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 3

5. Manuscript of an agreement made between William Hamilton Maxwell and Bentley Publishers, London. March 3, 1846

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

--- Copy and fragments of correspondence from Bentley Publishers to various persons, most of whom are addressed as Sir, or Dear Sir. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 13 items.
Box 4

--- Copy of correspondence to Bentley Publishers from various persons. ca. 1897.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
Box 4

--- Copy of various reviews.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.
Box 4

--- Diary of business matters March 4-March 14, 1875

General Physical Description note: forming one booklet of 22pp.
General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 4

--- Instructions and memos to employees of Bentley Publishers.

General Physical Description note: fragmentary manuscripts
General Physical Description note: 15 items.
Box 4

---- Miscellaneous.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.
Box 4

1. Outlay department, monthly report, new works and new editions in the course of production. 1877.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 4

2. Stock return memo. 1882.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 4

3. Message to Mr. Tenby. March 17, 1884.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 4

4. Notes for a report. ca. 1893.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 4

5. Check out slips from Treading room of the British Museum [?]. 1895.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
Box 4

6. Register of rainfall, printed sheet. 1926.

General Physical Description note: 2pp.
Box 4

7. Manuscript of wise or important sayings, quoted. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1p.
Box 4

8. The story of Edmund Appleyard, manuscript report of the business ventures and financial status of Edmund Appleyard, anonymous. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 16pp.
Box 4

9. Monthly report of work. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1p. Manuscript.
Box 4

Manuscript list of his works, incomplete. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
 

--- Porter, Jane, 1776-1850.

Box 4

1. Replies, four points concerning copyright laws relative to the works of Jane Porter, particularly Thaddeus. December 29, 1843.

General Physical Description note: 4pp. Manuscript.
Box 4

2. Manuscript note listing publication dates of Jane Porter's works, from Mr. Longman to Mr. Bentley. January 3, 1844.

General Physical Description note: 1p.
Box 4

3. Manuscript account of Jane Porter's death, anonymous. May 30, 1850.

General Physical Description note: 5pp.
Box 4

--- Proof sheets, miscellaneous, fragments.

General Physical Description note: 5 items.
Box 4

--- Form letter concerning rejection of manuscripts, probably sent to rejected authors. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2pp. Facsimile.
Box 4

--- Report of the committee of the London Library, to the fifty-first annual general meeting of the members; printed booklet. Thursday, June 2, 1892.

General Physical Description note: 8pp.
Box 4

Manuscripts of records relating to Robert's Forty-one Years in India, published by Bentley in 1891. ca. 1897.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
Box 4

--- Tales from Bentley, 1859-60, 1865 n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4pp.
General Physical Description note: List of contents, incomplete, typewritten.
Box 4

--- Varty-Smith, Miss Augusta A. September 8, 1891.

General Physical Description note: 15pp.

Scope and Contents note

Printed copy of correspondence and agreement made between Augusta A. Varty-Smith, and Bentley Publishers, printed for reference.
Box 4

Lay-out sheet for a list of his works, probably incomplete. 1884.

General Physical Description note: This is one large sheet of paper with printed clippings pasted on, and manuscript notes.
General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

Miscellaneous manuscripts.

Box 4

1. Translation of excerpts from Greek literature into English, with notes and vocabulary lists. 1867.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

2. 1st Napoleon, a short life 1868.

General Physical Description note: 2 items. Holograph.

Scope and Contents note

From a biographical library series, in two parts, soft bound, with no record of this work as ever being published.
Box 4

3. Prayer, untitled fragment of a manuscript. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.
Box 4

Account books relating to Excerpta historica. ca. 1830.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.
Box 4

--- Excerpta historica or Illustrations of English History, edited by Samuel Bentley. Published by Bentley Publishers. February 6, 1833.

Box 4, Folder 1

1. Unidentified letter relating to Excerpta Historica, addressed to Dear Samuel. February 8, 1831.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 4, Folder 1

2. Manuscript material, much of which is written in Latin, with geneological charts, introductory material, and one calligraphy in Latin, on tissue, illustrated. ca. 1830.

General Physical Description note: 15 items.
Box 4, Folder 2

Miscellaneous manuscript material. ca. 1830.

General Physical Description note: 12 items.
Box 4

--- Miscellaneous manuscripts.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.
Box 4

1. An account of the life of Samuel Bentley. ca. 1807.

General Physical Description note: Untitled manuscript, anonymous, incomplete, probably an autobiographical account.
Box 4

2. Edmund Burke, fragment of a manuscript in Latin. ca. 1818.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 4

3. Latin manuscript, untitled. ca. 1829.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
 

--- Letters from Various Persons to Samuel Bentley

Box 4

1. Letter and enclosures to Samuel Bentley from Charles George Young. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2pp. Holograph.
Box 4

2. Letter to Samuel Bentley from Sir Thomas Duffus Hardy C1. ca. 1831.

General Physical Description note: 4pp. Holograph.
 

--- Letters to Various Persons from Samuel Bentley

Box 4

1. Letter to Mr. Jones from Samuel Bentley. February 19, 1801.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.
Box 4

2. Copy of a letter to Sir Thomas Phillipps from, Samuel Bentley. ca. 1829.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.
Box 4

--- Records and accounts, fragmentary variously dated from 1819-1831.

General Physical Description note: 19 items. Manuscript.
Box 5

Fragments of a manuscript n.d.

General Physical Description note: Greatly marked over, with a note at the bottom center of the first page that reads Facsimile of a page of Colonel Burnaby's manuscript written during the London campaign.
General Physical Description note: 4pp.
Box 5

The Fairfax Correspondence September 22, 1848.

Scope and Contents note

Memoirs of the reign of Charles the First, edited by George W. Johnson, 1805-1886, published by Bentley Publishers.
Box 5, Folder 1

1. A list of persons in the correspondence, not used. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 5, Folder 2

1. Introduction of 64pp. ca. 1827.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 5, Folder 2

2. Sketch of the life of Anne Clifford, countess of Dorset, Pembrose and Montgomery. ca. 1828.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 5, Folder 3

1. The history of the Fairfaxes as set forth in the manuscripts of their family ca. 1827.

General Physical Description note: Manuscript of 30pp. 1 item.
Box 5

The French Are on the Sea ... n.d.

General Physical Description note: 2 items.

Scope and Contents note

An anonymous poem, 2 manuscript copies, one with a Greek title and the date 1707.
Box 5

Manuscript of Gleig's History of the Bible, vol.1, (incomplete?), published by Bentley Publishers September 27, 1830.

Box 5, Folder 1

Chapters 1-4

General Physical Description note: 92pp.
Box 5, Folder 2

Chapters 5-6, 6 chapters. ca. 1829.

General Physical Description note: 69pp.
Boxes 5, 6

Memoirs of Don Manuel de Godoy, Prince of the Peace ... 1836.

Scope and Contents note

Written by himself, with an introduction, historical and biographical notes, edited with his supervision by J.B. d'Esmenard, published by Bentley Publishers. This French manuscript is divided into 5 folders.
Box 5, Folder 1

1. Letter to Richard Bentley I, from J.B. d'Esmenard. October 1831.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.
Box 5, Folder 1

2. Introduction of 45pp. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 5, Folder 2

Vol.1, chapters 1-15. 15 chapters. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 121pp.
Box 5, Folder 3

Vol.1, chapters 16-32. 16 chapters. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 173pp.
Box 6, Folder 4

Vol.2, chapters 33-45. 12 chapters. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 199pp.
Box 6, Folder 5

Vol.2, chapters 46-51. 5 chapters. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 148pp.
Box 6

This group of papers consists of material written by and about Gordon, most of which is in the handwriting of B.W. Thurston.

Box 6

1. Letter to George Bentley from B.W. Thurston concerning Gordon. April 10, 1884.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.
Box 6

2. Parole d'honneur ... Olliver .... April 11, 1884.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Manuscript.
Box 6

3. Notes relative to Gordon, manuscript, anonymous. ca. 1867.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
General Physical Description note: Included are proof sheets, n.d., of this article.
Box 6

4. Incomplete manuscript about Gordon, written by George Bentley. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
 

Manuscript synopsis of The Life ... of Henry Salt, published by Bentley Publishers. 1834, n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 6

History of Greece ca. 1830.

General Physical Description note: 118pp.

Scope and Contents note

Anonymous manuscript, incomplete, with a letter addressed to young readers, probably to serve as an introduction to the work. The manuscript has no chapter designations, and it is divided into three folders in the collection.
Box 6

Honour Among Thieves, or the boot trick exposed ca. 1850.

General Physical Description note: Anonymous manuscript, draft of a story, with an introduction.
General Physical Description note: 33pp.
Box 6

A review, of Kingsley's Oak Stow Castle November 5, 1872.

General Physical Description note: 6pp. Manuscript.

General note

Copy of a review that is noted to have appeared in The Times.
Box 6

Synopsis of My Musical Recollections, written by William Kube, published by Bentley Publishers, 1896. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 3pp. Manuscript.
Box 6

Life is a Nightwatch, manuscript of a poem sent to Bentley Publishers, with envelope, anonymous. February 4, 1892.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 6

Miscellaneous manuscripts

General Physical Description note: 4 items
Box 6

1. Elijah's mantle, manuscript of a poem with note on the inside front cover that reads Mr. Colton's copying, anonymous. ca. 1803.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 6

2. Extracts from the Diary of a Nonconformist Physician Who Lived in the Time of Charles the Second, anonymous manuscript. ca. 1832.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 6

3. Selections from an autograph album of Susan Ferrier n.d.

General Physical Description note: 8pp.

Scope and Contents note

Anonymous manuscript containing copy of verses that were found in the handwriting of Robert Burns, but were not his own compositions.
Box 6

4. Unidentified letter to Bentley Publishers with a copy of three letters from Thomas Gray to Charles Victor de Bonstetten. ca. 1848.

General Physical Description note: 10pp.
Box 6

Manuscript, of a poem entitled At the rising of the moon. February, 9, 1899.

General Physical Description note: 4pp. Holograph.
Box 6

Misunderstood, typed copy, incomplete, typed by Miss B. Erwin. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 4pp.
Box 6

Letter and manuscript of Historical sketch n.d.

General Physical Description note: 5pp.

Scope and Contents note

Sent to Bentley Publishers for possible publication, incomplete.
Box 6

Material for his autobiography, manuscript of a list of information about his life, anonymous. n.d.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 6

W.H.0. [?] ca. 1850.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.

Scope and Contents note

Manuscript copy of a poem entitled The benefit of grub to Britons, written by W.H.0.0.], with an introduction and an addition.
The entire manuscript is in the handwriting of B.W. Thurston.
 

Des Was, Rot. 1816.

Scope and Contents note

Concio de puero Jesu olim provnciata a puero in schola Ioannis Coleti Londini institvia in qua praesidebat image puero Jesu docentis specie. Londini, typis I, et. I.B. Nichols, et. S. Bentley.
Box 7

1. One copy bound in soft cover. 1816

Box 7

2. Two copies bound in hard cover, first title page dated, 1819; and the second title page tipped in, dated 1818.

Box 7

--- Concio de puero Jesu ... , fragment of the manuscript and related correspondence.

Box 7

1. One envelope of fragments of manuscript. ca. 1813.

General Physical Description note: 1 item.
Box 7

2. One letter from Samuel Bentley to John Russell. 1815.

General Physical Description note: 1 item. Holograph.
Box 7

3. Two letters to Samuel Bentley from John Russell. 1815.

General Physical Description note: 2 items. Holograph.
Box 7

--- Proof copies of Concio, de Puero Jesu with notes, manuscript. ca. 1815.

General Physical Description note: 9 items.
Box 7

The History of the French Revolution, written by M.A. Thiers, translated with notes ... from the most authentic sources, by Frederick Shoberl, published by Bentley Publishers. 1854.

General Physical Description note: 6 items.

Scope and Contents note

The manuscript is in booklet form, covering parts 11, 5-9. ca. 1836.
Box 7

Calligraphy of title page of Bibliothica scholae Coletinae ... . 1816.

General Physical Description note: 3 items.

Scope and Contents note

With note written by Samuel Bentley concerning the title page. There is no record of this work ever being completed or published.
 

Bentley Archives

Box 8

Bentley Archives from the Bodleian Library, Oxford University. 1891, 1893-98

General Physical Description note: Photocopies.

Scope and Contents note

Included are geneologies of the Bentleys, lists of publications, proof sheets of books published, lists of articles from Temple Bar, manuscripts, etc.

General note

Removed from Collection: Bentley's List of Publications for the year: 1897 (set in type), 1891, 1893, 1895, 1896 (manuscript only).
 

Temple Bar Magazine

General note

(Published by Bentley)
Box 9

Temple Bar.

General Physical Description note: Proof sheets of articles and stories intended for the Temple Bar, but never published.
General Physical Description note: Some corrected in ink, pencil, or crayon. 53 items.

Scope and Contents note

Included is a marked up copy of James Morier's An Oriental Tale, privately published, 1839, (Sadleir 1800), probably intended for republishing in Temple Bar, but not published. no.45.
Collection comprising corrected and uncorrected proofs of articles.
Box 9

1. Miss Fanny's Elopement l877.

General Physical Description note: 21pp. Octavo. Corrected proof with Reader's report.
Box 9

2. The Nabob's Necklace 1877.

General Physical Description note: 31pp. Octavo. Corrected proof with Reader's report.
Box 9

3. A Protest and a Warning 1880.

General Physical Description note: 9pp. Octavo. Uncorrected.
Box 9

4. That Horrible Dr. Wagge 1879.

General Physical Description note: 25pp. 8vo. Corrected Proof.
Box 9

5. Imperialism.

General Physical Description note: Galley Proof
Box 9

6. How to Guide the Democracy of the Future (G.A. Ward).

Box 9

7. Idyll of London (Beatrice Harraden) 1889.

General Physical Description note: First Revision, uncorrected.
Box 9

8. Michael Western's Wedding Day (Alice M. Dale) 1889.

General Physical Description note: First Proof uncorrected.
Box 9

9. A Pretty Face 1887.

General Physical Description note: First Proof, uncorrected.
Box 9

10. A Love Match

General Physical Description note: First Revision, uncorrected.
Box 9

11. Women in Siam.

General Physical Description note: First proof, uncorrected.
Box 9

12. Some Particulars Concerning Reverend William Cole (Frederick Docker) 1891.

General Physical Description note: Corrected Proof.
Box 9

13. Irish Bulls. (C.A. Ward) 1891.

General Physical Description note: 29pp. Octavo. Corrected Proof.
Box 9

14. Sundowners & Other Bush Types (T. Gill) 1895.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected proof.
Box 9

15. Lassie a poem by B.H.H.

General Physical Description note: 1 1/2pp. Octavo. Uncorrected proof.
Box 9

16. The Hour of Her Life (Mabel E. Wotton).

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

17. Fire (by Sir - Blake)

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

18. Giovanni Pierluigi-Palestrina 1887.

Box 9

19. By the Sea-Shore Poem (Stephen Phillips) and other poems by F. Percy A.R.B., & others.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

20. From London to Nice (W.E. Crothers)

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

21. The French Club in London

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

22. Spoiling the Egyptians 1888.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

23. Jim (G.B. Smart) 1886.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

24. Through the Mill (H.O. Davidson) 1887.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

25. The English from a German Standpoint 1880.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

26. The Devil's Last Walk, Poem. 1874.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

27. Commonplace Reflections (Lord Pembroke)

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

28. Guilty or Not Guilty

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

29. Nineteenth Century Epigrams

General Physical Description note: Corrected.
Box 9

30. In Strange Company

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

31. A Heroine of France (Ms. Crosse) 1895.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

32. Young Love 1895.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

33. The Proof of the Pudding 1891.

Box 9

34. Heinrich Hoffmann's History. (J. Reddie Mallett) poem. 1895.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

35. Spring in New York (Walter Frith) 1894.

General Physical Description note: A few corrections.
Box 9

36. Our Village (E.U. Harrison) 1895.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

37. A Man of Promise 1894

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

38. On the Other Side of the World. (Mrs. Campbell Praed) 1888.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

39 Handel. His Early Years (by L.E.) 1888.

General Physical Description note: Corrected Proof.
Box 9

40. Quin Lough.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

41. The Girls of Redbirnie 1886.

General Physical Description note: A few corrections.
Box 9

42. Nell Gwynn (F. Travers) 1879.

General Physical Description note: Corrected.
Box 9

43. Letters from Constantinople 1881.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

44. Sand-D ellers (D. Pidgeon)

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

45. The Englishman in Tartary (J. Monier) corrected by erasure lines (of Printer). A few words by Monier (?}.

Box 9

46. Review of Susan Ferrier's Novels. 1874.

Box 9

47. James Luckington 1875.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

48. Rock-Oil & Religion. 1880.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

49. Letters of Edward Fitzgerald to Fenny Kemble. 1895.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

50. That Little Witch

General Physical Description note: (first page missing) corrected.
Box 9

51. Poems.

General Physical Description note: Uncorrected.
Box 9

52. List of Articles in type. May 1895.

Box 9

53. Book Reviews (of Wilkie Collins, Mrs. Lynn Linton, G.F. Ruxton, Miss Kavanagh, Johnson's Lives) 1849 & 1854

General Physical Description note: Proofs.
Boxes 10-12

1995 Accession, additional material. ca. 1822-1960.

Physical Description: 3.0 linear ft. 2 legal document boxes and 1 flat oversize box

Scope and Content

Circa 250 items from the archives of Rechard Bentley & Son, dated from 1822 to 1960. Includes an original pencil drawing by Daniel Maclise of Samuel Bentley (1828); letters written to the Bentleys from J.M. Barrie, George Bell, Marcus Clarke, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, W. Clark Russell, Baron Tauchnitz, et al.; family correspondence, including substantial correspondence between Richard Bentley I and his wife, Charlotte, and between George Bentley and his father and son; letters from Bentley's lawyers concerning problems with authors including Dickens, G.P.R. James, Jane Porter, Susan Ferrier, Bulwer Lytton, Mary Mitford and Henry Colburn; a number of Bentley and Son's Trade Auction Catalogues; a printed Bentley Price List; F. O. C. Darley's vignettes for James Fenimore Cooper's novels, and the Catalogue of the Correspondence & Letters of the Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Bants (Sotheby's, 1914) with a letter enclosed from F. G. Bain, bookseller, informing Richard Bentley II that he secured the catalogued Jane Austen letters for him.
Box 10

Correspondence, Bentley cashbook, and Samuel Bentley engraving. ca. 1822-1960.

Box 11

Correspondence, catalogues, and F. O. C. Darley vignettes. ca. 1822-1960.

Boxes 13-17

2012 Accession, additional material. ca. 1852-1962.

Physical Description: 4 legal document boxes and 1 flat oversize box

Scope and Content

Circa 400 items from the archives of Rechard Bentley & Son, dated from 1829 to 1975.
much of 1876 correspondence relates to Temple Bar contributions
Box 13

Photographs and correspondence. ca. 1852-1935.

Scope and Content

Contains personal and professional correspondence, a custom case of Bentley author photographs (circa 1890), and a Bentley family photo album. Correspondents include: Richard Bentley I, George Bentley, G.R. Boissier, Charles George Gordon, Marie Grant, Frederick Guthrie, Abel Heywood, Sir John William Kaye, F. Max Miller, Erskine Neale, S.P. Oliver, Compton Reade, William Howard Russell, Hugh Stowell Scott, Charles Ash Windham, Garnet J. Wolseley, Annie Wood, Charles W. Wood, Henry Colburn, Sir John Philippart, and Hugh Robert Mill.
Box 14

Photographs, correspondence, illustrations and printed ephemera. ca. 1830-1962.

Scope and Content

Contains family photographs, Bentley's Miscellany illustrations by George Cruikshank (1840), and a variety of ephemera, serial publications, and catalogues. Also contains manuscripts and proofs from Private Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by L.A. Fauvelet de Bourrienne. Ephemera includes notes, invitations, pamphlets, epitaphs, and Temple Bar covers. Publications include The Bookman (1892) and The Ingoldsby Legends (1882); catalougues include:
  • Catalogue of Interesting Autograph Letters and Manuscripts from the Collections of the Late Richard Bentley (Hodgson & Co., 1938)
  • Catalogue of the Contents of the Mansion: “The Mere” Upton Park, Upton, Slough, Bucks (Hetherington & Secrett, 1961)
Box 15

Correspondence, manuscripts and printed ephemera. 1846-1898.

Scope and Content

Contains professional correspondence. Correspondents include: Arthur Ackermann, Frederick Adams, Francis Allitsen, D. Appleton & Co., Charlotte Barnes, Walter Besant, Frederick Boyle, Shirley Brooks, Mrs. Delves Broughton, Robert Buchanan, Giuseppe Campanella, Egerton Castle, Mortimer Collins, Ella J. Curtis, Alfred C. Dowson,
Box 16

Correspondence, manuscripts, catalogues and engravings. ca. 1850-1962.

Scope and Content

Includes S. Leigh Sotheby & John Wilkinson notifications of hammer prices on consigned items, including relevant sections of the catalogues marked up with prices; "Southgate and Barrett's Catalogue July 14. 1856"; Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge's Catalogue of the Valuable Private Library of the late eminent publisher, Richard Bentley, Esq. Comprising the Works of Standard Authors ... Curious Tracts ... Civil War ... Rare Pieces relating to America ... Highly Interesting and Valuable Manuscripts, By Lord Lytton, Fenimore Cooper, Original Log Book of Prince Rupert ... ; Hetherington and Secrett's The Mere Upton Park, Upton, Slough, Bucks. Catalogue of the Contents of the Mansion; headed writing paper, "Upton, Slough, Bucks," commented on by Michael Sadleir; Sotheby and Co. correspondence, manuscripts, and catalogues from the 19th and 20th centuries; and "60 Frontispieces to Bentley's Standard Novels" (in fact 73 plates) including one for Frankenstein.
Box 17

Newspapers, catalogs, illustrations and proofs. ca. 1885-1897.

Scope and Content

The London Gazette, 27 Jan. 1885, including Richard Bentley and Son on list of Tradesmen by Royal Appointment. Alexander Macmillan, head and shoulders, print, 29 x 37cm. Inscribed "To George Bentley with best regards from Alex Macmillan." Four proofs of plates for J. Hissey's books. Circa fifty proofs of plates for a book about big game hunting. Page proof or pull of woodcuts for Notes on Noses, with the word "cut" beside eighteen vignettes of faces with note, "May 24, '97 Received from Messrs Bradbury Agnew & [?] the above thirty Woodcuts Notes on Noses pro R. Bentley & Son." Proof of four electros for Bentley's Ballads. Proof for Shooting in the Himalayas. Color illustration, possibly from Christmas issue of London Society, titled "London Society Meeting a Jolly Times." Seven catalogues dated 1888-1894, entitled "List of certain New or Standard Works which will be offered upon especial terms to the Principal Libraries and Booksellers of London and Westminster at the Albion Tavern in Aldersgate Street."