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System Number: 04291
Date: 2 April 1878
Author: Benjamin Ebenezer Nightingale[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Edward William Godwin[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler N48
Document Type: ALS


ALBERT WORKS,
ALBERT EMBANKMENT,
LAMBETH, LONDON, S. E.

B. E. NIGHTINGALE,
BUILDER & CONTRACTOR.

April 2nd 1878

SUBJECT -     
CONTRACT - Tite Street[3]

Dear Sir

The Pediments at above are both completed[.] I therefore now hope to hear the difficulty about the lease is over

I remain
Yours obediently

B. E. Nightingale

per [illegible initials]

E. W. Godwin Esq.


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Notes:

1.  Benjamin Ebenezer Nightingale
Benjamin Ebenezer Nightingale (b. 1838), builder [more].

2.  Edward William Godwin
Edward William Godwin (1833-1886), architect and designer [more].

3.  Tite Street
JW's new house and studio, the White House in Tite Street, Chelsea. The Metropolitan Board of Works objected to the simplicity of the facade designed by Godwin. They withheld the lease until additional, expensive, decorative details were added.