Copy of a letter from Isabel Burton, 14 November 1894

Scope and Content

Typed copy of a letter from Isabel Burton to Mr Quaritch to ask him to advertise for [Petersilaas's] undiscovered county and an old copy of Burton's bayonet Exercise. She writes that the article in the Atheneum that had vexed Quaritch did not seem so offensive to her. She is concerned regarding the forthcoming Arabian Nights whose copyright she has sold under the strictest covenants. Letter is from The Catholic Rectory, Carlisle, dated 14 November 1894

Archivist's Note

This letter came to light when sorting through early RAS Institutional Archives in March 2017