Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [9]

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Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [9]

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [9]

Date

1933

Reference

MANN 18/6 9

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Item

Scope and Content

1933/1: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 21/1 [postmark Jan 21, 1933], congratulating him on the success of his lecture and work,
1933/2: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 17.3 [postmark 1933], apologising for not being able to dine and giving his plans for the summer,
1933/3: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Eagle House, Wimbledon, dated March 20 [postmark 1933], complaining of feeling out of sorts and repeating plans given in earlier letter,
1933/4: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmark Apr 10 1933: Still have vile cold,
1933/5: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', no date or address, but postmark London N.W.1. and 20 Apr 1933. I go away 26 Ap to Bath... Will you get Miss Wade to give you the weights one day...,
1933/6: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, dated 25.4 [? 1933], 'I have written and asked Miss Wade to give you the weights... I hunger for the country now after 6 month in London,
1933/7: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 11 Pulteney St., dated 2 May [1933], congratulaing him on his presence at the R.A. banquet: 'It shows that the Art World do really know the right man... Mr. Spencer who keeps the lodgings is an ex-butler from Bowood, etc.' 3 ff.,
1933/8: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 11 Pulteney St, dated 3.v.[33] I amuse myself writing - stuff which will be put on the fire by you one day, when you go thro my papers, or will you publish 5 volls. of 'Fragmenta Armamentaria' at ú10.10.0 by F.H.C.D. Please keep the weights and photos until we meet.' 2 ff.,
1933/9: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 11 Pulteney St., Bath, dated 15.5 [33], giving next address - Beach Hotel Seaton - and discussing his reading. 'You have no doubt been to see all the Dillon treasures - a sad end - I was sorry about Dillon's books. He must have had some rare pamphlets.... I am going June 29 to my school - a grammar school in the Potteries where I went in 1874...' and meditating on his own beginnings. 3 ff.,
1933/10: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Seaton Beach Hotel, Seaton, Devon, dated 31.6 [33]. 'We have combed out this part of Devon and good bit - chiefly byu the char-a-bancs.... It is wonderful how you can work a county now by the buses - which however are not cheap.' 2 ff.,
1933/11: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, Kent, dated 2.8.33, apologising for not writing. 'Ct. Trapp is I expect an Austrian Nazi. The only hope for anyone with something to lose.' [Includes sketch] 2 ff.,
1933/12: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, dated 27.9 [33], asking for advice on what to look at on a visit to Stamford, Grantham, Lincoln and Boston,
1933/13: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, dated 1.x [ ?33], thanking for information and describing a sword he had bought and the work done on the cottage, Swandswood: 'I have arranged the Alchemist's cell [drawing]... from anvil to book and from book to deep thinking I pass my days'. 3 ff.,
1933/14: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmarked 23 Oct. 1933: 'I am home and with new vigour have been to the B.M.,
1933/15: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmarked 18 Nov. 1933, discussing 'the Doctor' and his work [? Beard] and complaining of lack of references,
1933/16: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 7.12 [? 33], confirming time of dinner and congratulating on 'your Connoisseur article' [? Portrait of a Somerset in armour / by James G. Mann Connoisseur 93.388 (December 1933), 414-417],
1933/17: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmarked 15 Dec 1933: I am going shooting Mon: at 7 am asnd so cannot accept your kind invitation to join you and go to a Cina. A long night is requisite for the ageing sportsman! I am glad the Pluvinel pleases you. I have never seen a large paper copy before - but it is dirty and crumpled. [See. R.A. copy ex-Mann library].

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1 folder

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