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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
09/09/1909

DESCRIPTION:

Autograph card signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated September 2, 1909. Wright directs Carlton to a book dealer in Paris with a copy of "Histoire de la Stenographie" .



Box: 1 Fold: 2 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William John Carlton
08/02/1910

DESCRIPTION: Autograph card signed from Alexander Tremanine Wright to William J. Carlton dated August 02, 1910. Wright thanks Carlton for the good news regarding an unnamed topic.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
08/15/1910

DESCRIPTION: Autograph card signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated August 15, 1910. Mentions an upcoming trip to the Bodleian Library to look into the work of Jeremiah Rich, shorthand innovator of the mid 17th century.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William John Carlton
04/10/1912

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated April 10, 1912. Wright regrets he cannot send any useful information on the William Addy Bible, mentioning that he too has been working on dating William Addy's first edition for a reprint of "Stenographia" that he had been helping George Carl Mares with. Reference to correspondence with Julius Ensign Rockwell about the Addy Bible.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
09/05/1912

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated September 5, 1912. Wright describes a trip to the Bodleian Library, Oxford, where while accompanying a friend, he discovered a small unidentified shorthand manuscript from before 1674. Reference to George Carl Mares' financial difficulties, books by Thompson Cooper, and a Mr. McCaskie.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
09/17/1912

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated September 17, 1912. Wright discusses his work with the British Museum's copy of Addy's Bible, and his thoughts on the transcripts of it Carlton has produced. An additional reference to correspondence with Falconer Madan and the small unidentified manuscript at the Bodleian Library.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
11/21/1912

DESCRIPTION: Autograph card signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated November 21, 1912. Wright informs Carlton he has sent him and not Mares, a copy of Dr. Chistian Johnen's "Geschichte".



Box: 1 Fold: 8 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
04/26/1913

DESCRIPTION: Autograph card signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated April 26, 1913. In the card Wright describes the catalog he recently received for Robert Todd's impressive collection , including works by John Willis, Thomas Shelton and a copy of "A Mirror for Shorthand Writers".



Box: 1 Fold: 9 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
04/30/1913

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated April 30, 1913. Mentions the receipt of the Todd catalogue and discusses the possible meaning of "Beaufoy Set".

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
10/08/1913

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated October 8, 1913. Wright reveals that he received a bulletin from the Willis-Byrom Club a month before, the first since 1909, and discusses the contents.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
12/06/1913

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated December 6, 1913 concerning the possible revival of the Willis-Byrom Club and suggestions for a paper on Lawrence Steel that Carlton is writing.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
12/11/1913

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton, dated December 11, 1913. Continued discussion of the merits and flaws of the Willis-Byrom Club as well as mention of the "demise of 62 Jahrgang prematurely", a German work.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
01/02/1914

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated January 2, 1914. Wright wishes Carlton a happy 1914 and gives him research references including Hazlitt's Handbook and Hazlitt's Collections.



Box: 1 Fold: 14 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
01/08/1914

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated January 8, 1914 concerning the November 1913 publication of "Shorthand" from New York, Carlton's research on John Allen and rare Willis-Byrom Club publications.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
03/07/1914

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated March 7, 1914. Wright discusses the continued financial problems of his friend, George Carl Mares, the patience Carlton's research on the Addy Bible requires and Mr. Bagford's impressive collection of manuscripts that might be of use in Carlton's writing on Lawrence Steel.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
04/27/1914

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated April 27, 1914. Discusses the resurgence of the Willis-Byrom Club and remarks that among shorthand writers, "Most of them wish they had never known shorthand and regard me as a demented sort of creature to take even the limited interest I do in the literature of the subject." References to Dr. Christian Johnen's "Archiv" and a "Bibliography" he might work with Julius Ensign Rockwell on for publication by the Club.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
07/20/1914

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated July 20, 1914. Concerning the prospects of Julius Ensign Rockwell's "Bibiliography", Hodgkin's book sale and a beautiful copy of G.A. Hughes' "New Punctiuncula Stenographic System of Embossing, by Which the Blind of All Nations...etc" acquired by George Walpole. References to Pitman's Journal and the Congress of the Blind.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton
10/31/1914

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton. Wright offers advice to Carlton on how to continue with his work despite the "serious unsettling and debilitating effect" the World War can have on one's work. He finds it "very undesirable to take a dose of bad news with my breakfast and usually deferred [...] reading until I was quiet at home after the day's duties has ended." Offers insight into the politics of World War I and expresses concern for Dr. Christian Johnen in Germany.



Box: 1 Fold: 19 Correspondence: Alexander Tremaine Wright to William John Carlton
01/07/1915

DESCRIPTION: Autograph letter signed from Alexander Tremaine Wright to William J. Carlton dated January 7, 1915. Wright reciprocates holiday wishes for peace and prosperity and mentions that W.J. Browne has died with his library being disposed of by the auctioneers, Hodgson & Co., the following week.


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