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Record 12 of 43

System Number: 04292
Date: 4 April 1878
Author: Benjamin Ebenezer Nightingale[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Edward William Godwin[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler N49
Document Type: ALS


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

B. E. NIGHTINGALE,
BUILDER & CONTRACTOR.

April 4th 1878

SUBJECT -     
CONTRACT - Tite St[3]

E. W. Godwin

Dr Sir

Mr Webb[4] says that under until the Lease - is in his possession he cannot give a cheque in exchange for the certificate for £360 which I hold - I wait the favour of your further instruct[ion]s

I am Sir
Yours most truly

B E Nightingale


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Notes:

1.  Benjamin Ebenezer Nightingale
Edward William Godwin (1833-1886), architect and designer [more].

2.  Edward William Godwin
Benjamin Ebenezer Nightingale (b. 1838), builder [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 and withheld the lease until additional, expensive, decorative details were added.

4.  Mr Webb
George or William Webb, solicitors.