'Wilberforce' vol. 3

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'Wilberforce' vol. 3

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Mr Longman to John Murray, from 2 Hanover Terrace (1838): "Can you oblige me by letting me have a third volume of [""]Wilberforce."" The fact is, that at in [sic] reading that work, my neighbour, Mr. Alexander, fell fast asleep from exhaustion, and, setting himself on fire, burnt the volume and his bed, to the narrow escape of the whole Terrace. Since that book has been published, premiums of fire assurance are up, and not having already insured my No. 2, now that the fire has broken out near my own door, no office will touch my house nor any others in the Terrace until it is ascertained that Mr. Alexander has finished with the book. So pray consider our position, and let me have a third volume to make up the set as soon as possible."

Source

A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray

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Notes
Not clear whether text by, or about, Wilberforce.

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A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/88615
Accessed on 2019/12/16 08:47:47

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'Wilberforce' vol. 3

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-27443

Evidence

Mr Longman to John Murray, from 2 Hanover Terrace (1838): "Can you oblige me by letting me have a third volume of [""]Wilberforce."" The fact is, that at in [sic] reading that work, my neighbour, Mr. Alexander, fell fast asleep from exhaustion, and, setting himself on fire, burnt the volume and his bed, to the narrow escape of the whole Terrace. Since that book has been published, premiums of fire assurance are up, and not having already insured my No. 2, now that the fire has broken out near my own door, no office will touch my house nor any others in the Terrace until it is ascertained that Mr. Alexander has finished with the book. So pray consider our position, and let me have a third volume to make up the set as soon as possible."

Source

A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray

Text being read

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TST4
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TFO02
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TPR201 Borrowed informaly

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Notes
Not clear whether text by, or about, Wilberforce.

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

A Publisher and His Friends: Memoir and Correspondence of the Late John Murray
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/88615
Accessed on 2019/12/16 08:47:47

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setting himself on fire, burnt the volume and his bed, to the narrow escape of the whole 
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having already insured my No. 2, now that the fire has broken out near my own door, no 
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