Dr. Barnardo’s Home For Destitute Children letter. 1889.

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Dr. Barnardo’s Home For Destitute Children. “At present the matter is not quite clear, for while stating that they [the books] are almost valueless you appear to have deducted 10/- from the account due. Probably this will be explained by the copy accounts referred to above”. MS dated 27th June 1889 from the General Secretary JOHN ODLING of Barnardo’s to a ‘’John Havren (?) Esq of Messrs Harding & Sons Solicitors in Barnstaple, regarding a bequest to Bernardo’s from the estate if the late M. A. Greaze deceased. The letter concerns the bequest of a number of books to Barnardo’s and to their value, also a request from the secretary to see a copy of the accounts. Manuscript is written on Barnardo’s headed paper, which includes the the Telegraphic Address as: ‘’Waifdom, London”. 4pp. (1 page, vertically folded in half creating 4 sides).  (Light soiling, tear at the fold, paper has been folded a number of times). A fascinating piece of victorian social ephemera.

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Dr. Barnardo’s Home For Destitute Children.

“At present the matter is not quite clear, for while stating that they [the books] are almost valueless you appear to have deducted 10/- from the account due. Probably this will be explained by the copy accounts referred to above”.

MS dated 27th June 1889 from the General Secretary JOHN ODLING of Barnardo’s to a ‘’John Havren (?) Esq of Messrs Harding & Sons Solicitors in Barnstaple, regarding a bequest to Bernardo’s from the estate if the late M. A. Greaze deceased. The letter concerns the bequest of a number of books to Barnardo’s and to their value, also a request from the secretary to see a copy of the accounts.

Manuscript is written on Barnardo’s headed paper, which includes the the Telegraphic Address as: ‘’Waifdom, London”.

4pp. (1 page, vertically folded in half creating 4 sides).

(Light soiling, tear at the fold, paper has been folded a number of times).

A fascinating piece of victorian social ephemera.

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Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 28 × 20 × 1 cm
Item Type

Letters

Era

Pre-1900

Region

Europe

Date

1889

Country of Manufacture

United Kingdon