Documents associated with: North Metropolitan Building and Investment Society
Record 2 of 18
System Number: 11909
Date: [26 August 1878?]
Author: George and William Webb
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS
FROM GEO. & WM WEBB,
11, AUSTIN FRIARS,
OLD BROAD STREET, E. C.
TO J. A. Whistler Esqre
The White House
Tite Street. Chelsea
We enclose herewith your Building Socy Pass Book which should generally be sent to the Building Society at their address 386 Old Street Shoreditch where you make your quarterly repayments which amounting to £42. 7. 6 fall due on the first Thursday in the months of March, June, Septr, & Decr the first payment being due on the first Thursday in Septr next ([...]th prox.)
Geo & Wm Webb
P. S. It is important that payments be made punctually as the fines payable according to Society's rules - [illegible] of punctuality in payment are heavy
1. [26 August 1878]
This date has been associated with this document, but it is not certain.
2. George & William Webb
George Webb (b. ca 1835), of G. and W. Webb. lawyer [more], and William Webb (b. ca 1851), of G. and W. Webb, lawyer [more]. JW's solicitors, especially during the construction of the White House.
Pencil note written in another hand in top left-hand corner of sheet.
4. J. A. Whistler
This is a letter about the mortgage of the White House, the documentation for which may be found at #08882 (copied at #11896). After many delays, JW moved into the house (designed by Edward William Godwin (1833-1886), architect and designer [more]) in late July 1878.
5. Building Socy
The North Metropolitan Permanent Building & Investment Society.