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Richard Westmacott letter to Richard Redgrave, 1870 [?] May 9

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 128
Call Number: MSS 22

Scope and Contents

"Private. Dear Redgrave, I have only heard this morning - in a note from Grant - that a Govmt meeting was held - I had no notice of it! - I want to know whether any opportunity was afforded you for ventilating your proposal on the constitution of the Council - for tho' it seems the object of the 'call' was special, possibly other matters were talked of - 'entre nous', maybe there is some very [...] & exceptional cause for [...] these hurried & [...] for meetings for [...] rather than [...] measures may be very dangerous - & lead to abuse - some of us old ones must see to it. I cannot, from the slight information I have, trust there was [...]. Yours very truly, Rich Westmacott."


  • 1870 [?] May 9


Physical Description

1 sheet (2 pages) : 1 autograph letter, signed ; 18 x 22 cm folded to 18 x 11cm

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From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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