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System Number: 06157
Date: 27 March 1878
Author: George and William Webb[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Edward William Godwin[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W154
Document Type: ALS


GEO. & WM WEBB,
11, AUSTIN FRIARS, OLD BROAD STREET,
LONDON,
E. C.

27 March 1878

Dr Sir

Whistler

Please let us have a copy of Mr Vulliamy's[3] letter of the 19th to yourself - on this matter & oblige

Yours

G & W Webb

E. W. Godwin Eq
8. Victoria Chambers
Victoria Street
Westminster
S. W.


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Notes:

1.  George and 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 lawyers.

2.  Edward William Godwin
JW's new house and studio, the White House in Tite Street, was designed by Edward William Godwin (1833-1886), architect and designer [more].

3.  Mr Vulliamy's
George John Vulliamy (1817-1886), Superintending Architect with the Metropolitan Board of Works, London [more]. The Metropolitan Board of Works was slow in giving JW planning permission for his new house, the White House on Tite Street, and withheld the lease until alterations were made to the facade. The letter referred to is George Vulliamy to Edward William Godwin, 19 February 1878, #04055.