Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [7]

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Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [7]

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [7]

Date

1931

Reference

MANN 18/6 7

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Item

Scope and Content

1931/1: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 23.1.31, accepting an invitation for Thusday 29th, discussing a sword that he had bought from Furmage, asking for information and commenting: 'Dean's Biography is killing....,
1931/2: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Eagle House, Wimbledon, dated 12.2.31: 'I am interested in the gangsters because I see in it a most portentous signal. It is a counterblast to the legal racketeering of Wall Street etc....' 2 ff.,
1931/3: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., undated [postmark Feb 27 1931, encouraging JGM to bring 2 or more guests... I think the Art. Co. suit is Howard's...,
1931/4: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, to 'Dear James', dated 16.3 [postmark 1931], asking ia. where C.R.B's article had appeared,
1931/5: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from The Athenaeum: 'I have read Beard on the Tower. It is devasting for the Major...' [Presumably, Beard, Charles R. Some Tower armour pedigrees The Connoisseur. (March 1931)]. Dated in JGM's hand: 6.iv.31.,
1931/6: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James' from 38, York Terrace, dated 17.5, accepting an invitation to dine and inviting JGM to lunch,
1931/7: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 6/6/31, thanking for a copy of the Sanctuary and asking where he could get a second copy to cut up. 'I don't write to ask you for them', and confirming his appointment of the 9th,
1931/8: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', no address and dated in JGM's hand 19 June 1931: 'As soon as my cottage is done I will let you know and ask Mary and you to lunch etc.' [Postmark Meopham 19 Jun],
1931/9: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmark Gravesend 1 Jly 1931: 'I shall ask Mary and you to run down after Aug. 20 when I get back from Torquay',
1931/10: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, Kent, dated 14/7/31, asking about liquid wood 'as I want to fill in holes in oak',
1931/11: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James' from Swanswood, dated 18/7, thanking for recommendation of plastic wood... I go to Torquay for 7 days on Aug. 11 and to Stratton Churchyard on Aug. 19. Martha will have passed,
1931/12: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James' from Engadine... Torquay, dated 13.8.31, lamenting his age and giving the times of trains to Meopham. 1 folded sheet,
1931/13: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'My dear James', dated 25/8, desribing the pleasure he had felt at their visit: 'It was like seeing my own son, coming from the great world...' Envelope, postmarked [?1931] and marked 'keep' in JGM's hand,
1931/14: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, dated 6/9/31, thanking for information and relating: 'I asked Barnes to see if could buy me the Carey suit and said I had introduced Curelly and thought Furmage wd. make a price accordingly...'; the idea failed and resulted in a disagreement: 'As for me, of course Furmage is now a back number. I can't go there now after a Whawell lette',
1931/15: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1. dated 31/x discussing funerary helmets and the behaviour of S.J. Camp. [Postmark 31 Oct. 1931].

Extent

1 folder

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Open access

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