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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 Westall to Edmund Downey, October 29, 1895
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 29, 1895
William Westall discusses business matters with Edmund Downey and two bills that are maturing in November.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 29, 1902
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 29, 1902
William Westall discusses a near due bill and mentions contacting a manager of an account.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 3, 1892
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 3, 1892
William Westall asks Edmund Downey a favor regarding twenty-pounds. He also discusses various checks.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 3,1893
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 3,1893
William Westall writes to Edmund Downey on a variety of topics, and hopes that he and his family are now all in good health.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 4, 1888
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 4, 1888
William Westall responds to what Edmund Downey told him yesterday and tells Downey what he must do in order to solve their issue.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 4, 1891
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 4, 1891
William Westall discusses checks and their due dates and instructs Edmund Downey on how to fill the check out.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 5, 1892
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 5, 1892
William Westall discusses the status of checks and payments from multiple parties.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 6, 1892
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, October 6, 1892
William Westall discusses check and bills with Edmund Downey and says that he has finished his story for publication.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 1, 1893
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 1, 1893
William Westall discusses business matters with Edmund Downey, mentioning an offer from creditors and bankruptcy.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 1, 1903
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 1, 1903
William Westall writes to Edmund Downey hoping to not lose touch with him after months of no correspondence between them. Westall hopes Downey will respond to this letter. Westall has left Worthing and updates Downey on his current personal conditions as well as his book writing progress.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 12, 1900
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 12, 1900
William Westall describes recent exchanges of checks with Edmund Downey and the resulting difference left over. Westall calls the ruins of Kenilworth very interesting and says that they are very profitable for the native people living there.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 18, 1902
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 18, 1902
William Westall writes to Edmund Downey from Pinewood Sanatorium in poor health and with a cough. Westall will send Downey a check next week and says he has heard nothing from a business associate.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 20, 1902
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 20, 1902
William Westall discusses difficulties banking and tries to come up with solutions to their issues. Westall writes a postscript note saying that he is getting on well at the London Open Air Sanatorium.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 21
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 21
William Westall inquires about the acceptance of a ninety-pound check he sent. He hopes Edmund Downey does not accredit a negative review of his book to Westall himself, as he has not done a review for anything this year.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 23, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 23, 1894
William Westall writes to Edmund Downey on the account of checks and their upcoming due dates.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 24, 1902
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 24, 1902
William Westall thought he had lost his checkbook but finally found it in a pocket of his coat. Westall provides the address of an R. J. Wood and confirms to Downey to send two checks. Westall describes his experience at the London Open Air Sanatorium including some new acquaintances he has met.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 27, 1902
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, September 27, 1902
William Westall discusses some difficulty in exchanging bills with Edmund Downey. Westall describes getting a bath and was allowed to go for a long walk. He has gained weight which he calls "a good start."
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, with bank note, March 1, 1902
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, with bank note, March 1, 1902
William Westall discusses the exchange of bills between himself and Edmund Downey. Enclosed is a bank note from the Union Bank of Manchester, sent from William Westall to Edmund Downey for forty-six pounds. The note is dated October 22, 1901.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, with check, August 13, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, with check, August 13, 1894
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey with check for thirty-one pounds enclosed. The letter discusses checks and joint payments between the two. Westall writes out the math to figure out their current balance.
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, with envelope, December 16, 1897
Letter from William Westall to Edmund Downey, with envelope, December 16, 1897
William Westall discusses financial business with Edmund Downey and references different checks. Letter is accompanied by its original envelope.

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