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Moss discusses his house in Maine and the bookplate exhibition assembled by the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers at the Athenaeum. Shirley Smith thanks Moss for showing his bookplates in the exhibition and discusses Simon Lawrence's Barnett Freedman.
Moss and Shirley Smith discusses the Gruffyground Press Bibliography and Shirley Smith's designs for the Novello & Company scores. Moss encloses an email to Victoria Small regarding the Novello & Company scores, a Wikipedia entry on Novello & Company, and a photocopy of the engraving that appears on the cover of Moss Collection checklist.
Moss discusses the current draft of the bibliography and asks for corrections. Shirley Smith includes his corrections on the same page.
The collection comprises printed and manuscript material concerning contemporary British artists' books, compiled by Cathy Courtney. It includes exhibition invitations and announcements; press releases; prospectuses; catalogs; curricula vitae; correspondence; newsletters; interviews; artist's statements; brochures; and news articles.
Marjorie Morse Crunden, the daughter of a Baptist medical missionary in China, was educated in the United States, including at Yale School of Nursing. Correspondence includes letters from her parents; from her fiancé, Allan B. Crunden, a Yale medical student who transferred to Temple University School of Medicine; and from other friends and family. The collection also includes a five-year diary.
"My dear Sir
The Magdalene picture for you is already in hand. Thanks for your letter just received, - I trust the picture when I show it to you will meet all your wishes. I shall be glad to receive the £70 by return, as you kindly purpose.
With kind remembrances,
I am my dear Sir, Yours very truly
"My dear Clabburn
Received cheque for £70 - being the second payment of a third on account of the Mary Magdalene.
Yours ever truly
"My [letterhead and salutation removed] I have sent your cheque to Legros telling him to sign a receipt. I enclose his & forward it to you -- also telling him what you say. Excuse haste & believe me,
Very truly yours
"My dear Mr. Clabburn,
Many thanks for the £70 received on account of the picture of Mary Magdalene commenced for you. I will get you a photograph, but may not be able to do it immediately.
With kind remembrances to yourself & Mrs Clabburn.
I am yours very truly,
[in margin:] When you are in town again I may probably have the picture forward."
Postmarked Jan 1842. Including extracts of Coleridge's lectures on Gothic Art furnished by Green.
Concerning a sketching trip through North Wales with Harry J. Johnson.
Concerning five drawings by McKewan sent for exhibition at the Crystal Palace.
Concerning the cholera epidemic in Triana.