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System Number: 04055
Date: 19 March 1878
Author: George John Vulliamy[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Edward William Godwin[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M326
Document Type: ALS


METROPOLITAN BOARD OF WORKS.
ARCHITECT'S OFFICE,

SPRING GARDENS, S. W.

March 19 1878

Dear Sir.

Mr Whistler's house
Tite Street

I am prepared to certify that your client is entitled to receive his lease when the building has been altered so as to accord with the elevation last submitted by you and now in my possession

Yours faithfully

George Vulliamy

E. W. Godwin Esq


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Notes:

1.  George John Vulliamy
George John Vulliamy (1817-1886), Superintending Architect with the Metropolitan Board of Works, London [more]. The Metropolitan Board of Works withheld the lease for JW's new house, the White House on Tite Street, until alterations were made to the design of the facade, incorporating decorative panels.

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