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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-40:035
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  196 x 126mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a - 1b
Language:  English
Place:  Chatsworth
Date:  1853-06-24
Short summary:  The Duke does not appear to approve of the business, but the author sends a subscription of his own. (See comment).
Person:  Paxton, Joseph, Sir, 1803 (Milton Bryan, Bedfordshire)-1865 (Rockhills, Sydenham), Architect, Landscape gardener, author
Person:  Littleton, Edward John, 1st Baron Hatherton, 1791 (London)-1863 (Penkridge, Staffordshire), Politician, addressee ?
Person:  Cavendish, William George Spencer, 6th duke of Devonshire, 1790 (Passy)-1858 (Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire), Whig grandee, Connoisseur of the arts, person referred to
COMMENTS
Comments:  Assuming that the letter refers to the "Proposal for the Erection of the Statue of Richard Coeur de Lion by Baron Marochetti" (23 May 1853) the addressee would be Lord Hatherton (See Littleton, Edward John, 1st Baron Hatherton).
Connected records:  Waller Ms alb-33:305, Waller Ms alb-33:324, Waller Ms alb-40:063, Waller Ms alb-33:321, Waller Ms alb-33:287, Waller Ms alb-40:247
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