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17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents

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The 17th-20th Century Correspondence and Documents consists of letters, documents, and various forms of correspondence relating to notable names and celebrities from between 1618 and 1981. These documents have either been transcribed to or from the personalities in question or have been written in discussion of these individuals. Some documents have been previously digitized as a part of the Edward Lear Papers.

The digital collection is only selections from the physical collection. For more information about the collection and its contents, see the collection's finding aid.

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Letter from William Cull, December 17, 1710
Letter from William Cull, December 17, 1710
William Cull writes on Mr. Moor and his wife's behalf, asking the recipient to aid in a favor.
Letter from William Henry Squire, March 16, 1907
Letter from William Henry Squire, March 16, 1907
William Henry Squire must decline an invitation to attend a dinner at the Criterion Restaurant on April 13th because he has professional engagements that evening. The recipient of the letter is not denoted but is presumably Arthur Moreland.
Letter from William Henry Zuylestein, 5th Duke Rochford, to "My Lord," January 21, 1785
Letter from William Henry Zuylestein, 5th Duke Rochford, to "My Lord," January 21, 1785
Letter from William Henry Zuylestein, 5th Earl of Rochford, asking to be excused from a promise he made in a haste with his "Lord," the previous night.
Letter from William Lort Mansel, Bishop of Bristol, to John Nichols, November 2, 1818
Letter from William Lort Mansel, Bishop of Bristol, to John Nichols, November 2, 1818
William Lort Mansel writes to John Nichols praising his copies of an edition of Hogarth and Boydell. He shared the editions with a friend who also thinks highly of them. Attached is a paper with postage information from London dated October 16th, 1818.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, April 17, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, April 17, 1894
William Westall explains that he cannot meet with Edmund Downey for lunch but he would be pleased to see him once he returns in the afternoon.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, April 18, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, April 18, 1894
William Westall updates his banking progress with Edmund Downey.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, April 22, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, April 22, 1894
William Westall will send Edmund Downey a lender check for about thirty pounds.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, April 27, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, April 27, 1894
William Westall discusses meeting with "O" and negotiating a due date for a check of one-hundred pounds.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, Aprili 25, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, Aprili 25, 1894
William Westall discusses options moving forward with their banking endeavors as well as the maturity date for a lender check for forty-six pounds.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, December 28, 1893
Letter from William Westall to Downey, December 28, 1893
William Westall instructs Edmund Downey to leave exchange checks as Downey had proposed. Discusses multiple payment due dates.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, December 29, 1893
Letter from William Westall to Downey, December 29, 1893
William Westall must postpone his visit to Edmund Downey until next week. Discusses payment due dates and says that "there is nothing due until February."
Letter from William Westall to Downey, Edmund August 3, 1898
Letter from William Westall to Downey, Edmund August 3, 1898
William Westall acknowledges a maturing check and asks Edmund Downy to send him another check. Westall is sorry to hear of a man's death, and reflects on the man's past poor health.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, February 10, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, February 10, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey. Westall discusses the payment of bills and recalls his conversation with the "terrible fellow J.L.O."
Letter from William Westall to Downey, February 10, 1902.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, February 10, 1902.
William Westall says that he might have to do business elsewhere than Manchester bank in order to deposit two bills without an interval in between. Westall is frustrated with someone's poor performance and says that he has only received a fraction of the money he is supposed to.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, February 12, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, February 12, 1894
William Westall writes to Edmund Downey on the topic of multiple checks and their maturing dates. Describes a check in favor of Mr. Allen for fifty-seven pounds. Westall may hear from J.L.O tomorrow.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, February 20, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, February 20, 1894
William Westall discusses bill payment due dates and tells Edmund Downey to send a check for twenty-five pounds as his share of the forty-eight pounds. He also mentions an offer to create a new series of publications.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, February 29, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, February 29, 1894
William Westall discusses the sending of checks via mail and asks Edmund Downey to send over a copy of some papers if he has them.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, January 9, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, January 9, 1894
William Westall writes to Edmund Downey, discussing an originally enclosed letter. Says that he would like to meet to talk about the enclosed matters.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, March 20, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, March 20, 1894
William Westall writes to Edmund Downey discussing checks that are due soon as well as his sudden sickness that left as quickly as it came on.
Letter from William Westall to Downey, March 22, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Downey, March 22, 1894
William Westall discusses the progress of paying checks with Edmund Downey.

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