Benjamin Disraeli Letters

Benjamin Disraeli Letters: 1860-1864

M. G. WIEBE
MARY S. MILLAR
ANN P. ROBSON
ELLEN L. HAWMAN
Volume: 8
Copyright Date: 2009
Pages: 477
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/9781442697461
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    Benjamin Disraeli Letters
    Book Description:

    This volume collects 556 of Disraeli's letters from a tumultuous period in European history – years that witnessed the Italian revolution, the Polish revolt against Russia, anxiety about Napoleon III's intentions in Europe, and the American Civil War.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-9746-1
    Subjects: History

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-v)
  3. ILLUSTRATIONS
    (pp. vi-vi)
  4. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
    (pp. vii-viii)
  5. INTRODUCTION
    (pp. ix-xvii)

    Volume VIII of Disraeli’s correspondence contains 916 letters. The main body, covering 1860-4, addresses 176 recipients and is made up of 556 letters, of which 409 have never before been published, in part or in whole. These include, for example, all 10 to Samuel Wilberforce, 25 of the 40 to Lord Derby and nearly half of the 123 to Sarah Brydges Willyams. In addition, 323 for which there is evidence are described at the end of the Chronological List. Appendix I contains 37 letters to 26 correspondents from the years before this volume. Other Appendixes provide the guest lists for...

  6. EDITORIAL PRINCIPLES
    (pp. xviii-xix)
  7. DISRAELI CHRONOLOGY 1860–1864
    (pp. xx-xxix)
  8. ABBREVIATIONS IN VOLUME EIGHT
    (pp. xxx-xxxv)
  9. CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF LETTERS 1860–1864
    (pp. xxxvi-liii)
  10. Illustrations
    (pp. liii-lxiv)
  11. BENJAMIN DISRAELI LETTERS: 1860–1864
    (pp. 3-388)
  12. APPENDIX I PRE-1860 LETTERS NEWLY FOUND
    (pp. 389-408)
  13. APPENDIX II Guest Lists for D’s Political Dinners Feb 1863-Mar 1864
    (pp. 409-411)
  14. APPENDIX III D’s Account of the Royal Wedding and Interview with the Queen
    (pp. 412-415)
  15. APPENDIX IV D’s Memorandum on the Death of Lord Lyndhurst in 1863
    (pp. 416-417)
  16. APPENDIX V D’s Memorandum on the 1864 Session of Parliament
    (pp. 418-418)
  17. APPENDIX VI D’s and Rothschild’s Pamphlet on The Progress of Jewish Emancipation Since 1829
    (pp. 419-424)
  18. APPENDIX VII T.E. Kebbel Lord Beaconsfield and Other Tory Memories (1907) pp. 30-7 [On Disraeli at home in Hughenden]
    (pp. 425-427)
  19. APPENDIX VIII Hughenden Renovations 1862-1864
    (pp. 428-432)
  20. RECIPIENTS, VOLUME EIGHT
    (pp. 433-436)
  21. INDEX TO VOLUME EIGHT
    (pp. 437-477)