Subseries JCII/1/1 - Letters to and from Andrew Tuer

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Letters to and from Andrew Tuer


  • 28 May 1873 - 29 Jan 1894 (Creation)

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83 items, paper.

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(1838 - 1900)

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Andrew White Tuer (1838-1900) was a publisher, writer and printer. In 1862 he went into partnership with Abraham Field to create Field and Tuer. The company began as a stationer and printer, but with a move to 50 Leadenhall Street they were able to branch out into publishing. They created their own imprint in 1879, The Leadenhall Press, which published many of Joseph Crawhall II's work. Tuer and Crawhall aslo became close personal friends.

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Consists of 83 letters sent between Andrew Tuer and Joseph Crawhall II. The letters are largely concerning publishing ventures, and Tuer's letters are predominantly sent from the The Leadenhall Press.

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