Benjamin Disraeli Letters, 1865-1867 #9

Benjamin Disraeli Letters, 1865-1867 #9: Vol. 9

MICHEL W. PHARAND General Editor
ELLEN L. HAWMAN Co-editor
MARY S. MILLAR Consulting Editor
SANDRA DEN OTTER Consulting Editor
M.G. WIEBE Editor Emeritus
Volume: 9
Copyright Date: 2013
Pages: 576
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/j.ctt5hjv7j
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    Benjamin Disraeli Letters, 1865-1867 #9
    Book Description:

    This latest volume covers 1865 to 1867, crucial years leading up to Disraeli's first ministry in 1868. The story is told through 697 letters, of which 525 have never before been published and 78 only in part.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-6284-1
    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-xxii)

    In this volume, covering 1865-7, Derby as prime minister and Disraeli as chancellor of the exchequer – both for the third and last time – manage to pass a landmark franchise reform bill that would expand the electorate in England to an unprecedented extent.

    Volume ix contains 837 letters. The main body addresses 153 recipients and is made up of 699 letters, of which 527 have never before been published and 78 published only in part. In addition, 138 for which there is evidence are described at the end of the Chronological List. Appendix i contains 23 letters to 18...

  6. EDITORIAL PRINCIPLES
    (pp. xxiii-xxiv)
  7. DISRAELI CHRONOLOGY 1865–1867
    (pp. xxv-xlii)
  8. ABBREVIATIONS IN VOLUME NINE
    (pp. xliii-xlvii)
  9. CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF LETTERS 1865–1867
    (pp. xlviii-lxiv)
  10. ILLUSTRATIONS
    (pp. lxv-2)
  11. Letters
    (pp. 3-454)

    To: JAMES HUNT

    Hughenden [Tuesday] 3 January 1865

    Original: qua 435

    Editorial comment: Hughenden paper.

    Jany 3 1865

    Mr Disraeli presents his Compliments to Dr Hunt,¹ & thanks him for the copy of Professor Vogt’s “Lectures on Man”, wh: Dr Hunt has had / the great courtesy to forward to Mr Disraeli.

    The translation appears to be masterly.

    However contrary the conclusions, at wh: the Professor, & Mr Disraeli, have arrived on the main subject, all must admit, that it is one of paramount, & eternal, interest.²

    To: PHILIP ROSE

    Hughenden [Tuesday] 3 January 1865

    Original: h r/i/a/181

    Editorial comment: Hughenden paper. D...

  12. APPENDIX I PRE–1865 LETTERS NEWLY FOUND
    (pp. 455-468)
  13. APPENDIX II The Derby government of 1866-1868
    (pp. 469-477)
  14. APPENDIX III Draft of Disraeli’s resolutions to the 1867 Reform Bill
    (pp. 478-478)
  15. APPENDIX IV Disraeli’s resolutions to the 1867 Reform Bill
    (pp. 479-479)
  16. APPENDIX V Disraeli’s memorandum of his audience with the Queen
    (pp. 480-483)
  17. APPENDIX VI Disraeli’s memoirs, extracts 1865
    (pp. 484-487)
  18. RECIPIENTS, VOLUME NINE
    (pp. 488-491)
  19. INDEX TO VOLUME NINE
    (pp. 492-533)