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Edward William Cooke letter to Richard Redgrave, undated (September 27)

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Call Number: MSS 22

Scope and Contents

Cooke thanks Redgrave for his letter. Cooke is bereaved at the death of his "little girl which took place on the 11th last." Cooke has "barely touched a brush since [he] saw [Redgrave] from weakness of sight and trouble of mind." Cooke describes his daughter's illness and writes that he and his wife will visit Dover when the weather improves. Cooke regrets to hear that Mrs. Cope has been unwell. Cooke would like to see Redgrave as he has "something to show [him] that [he] is sure [Redgrave] will like... [his] Fern house & palms & orchidious plants." Cooke thinks Redgrave should "have a Fernery...it has been a great amusement to [Cooke] lately whilst unable to paint."

Dates

  • undated (September 27)

Creator

Physical Description

2 sheet (8 pages) : autograph letter, signed ; 18 x 22.5 cm folded to 18 x 11.25 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General

On mourning stationary. Addressed from: Barnes Terrace.

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