Edward Moran: Letters regarding The Globe

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

39 letters to Moran from various Government officers, supplying information for publication in The Globe or contradicting reports already published. The correspondents are John Backhouse (2 letters); J.F. Browning, Downing Street (1); Edward Drinkwater, Admiralty (11); Thomas Drummond, Downing Street (10); Richard Earle, Colonial Office (3); Sir Denis le Marchant (2); Thomas Spring-Rice, later 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon (4); and Thomas Young (3).

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Moran (d.1852), Irish anthologist and journalist, was sub-editor of The Globe in London for some years in the 1830s. A few letters are addressed to J. Gorton, possibly another of The Globe's sub-editors.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1995.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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