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Morris, William Letter, 1895 July 19 : Lechlade to Sir.
f MS.2011.003
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Title:

Letter, 1895 July 19: Lechlade to Sir

Creator/Contributor:

Morris, William, 1834-1896, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Thames Conservancy, correspondent.

Abstract:

Letter from William Morris to an unknown member of the board of the Thames Conservancy, discussing the rebuilding of the Lock-keeper's Cottage at Eaton Weir. Morris urges the Conservancy to use local stone and a slate roof when rebuilding. This letter is likely a draft in Morris' hand, and a fair copy (probably written out by Sydney Cockerell) was sent to the Conservancy. At the time of this letter, the secretary of the Thames Conservancy was James H. Gough.

Date:

1895 (issued)

Subject:

Historic buildings -- England
England -- Oxfordshire

Note:

Mounted on p. 10 of Sydney Cockerell's Illustrations of the homes of William Morris, Clark Library, MS.2011.003.
Published in: Collected letters of William Morris, v. 4 (1996). p. 294.

Type:

Letters-England-19th century.

Physical Description:

[4] p. ; 17.5 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

f MS.2011.003

Origin:

England

Related Item:

Illustrations of the homes of William Morris : Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, : Sir : 1867-1962