Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [10]

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Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [10]

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [10]

Date

1934

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MANN 18/6 10

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1934/1: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmark 1 Feb 1934, 12.15 pm: Thanks for your letter...,
1934/2: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmark 1 Feb 1934, 7.15 pm: I find the Times correspondent was correct & my note wrong...,
1934/3: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 3.4 [34]: One word to say how interesting I thought your Connoisseur article... ^L,
1934/4: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, dated 20.4.34: 'Of course I shall not refer to your idea that the Genouilhac armour is the one alluded to in the reference I gave you...,
1934/5: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, dated 8/5: thanks for the article which I never heard at the A'. [? British Art at Burlington Hous: Sculpture, Connoisseur, Feb, 1934],
1934/6: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, dated 26/v/34: numbered paragraphs, inc. reference to the 'Great Work' is done [the first vol of Fragmenta Armamentaria was published in 1934.] and 'The Heralds Coll. borrow my hood. I think I shall give it to them.',
1934/7: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 5.6, and giving dates and addresses in Scotland,
1934/8: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Broadford Hotel, Broadford, Skye, on Onich Hotel notepaper, dated 9.6, commenting ia. 'What the scotch would do without (1) Bannockburn (2) M. Queen of Scots (3) 1715, 1745 and the Pretenders, I don't know...,
1934/9: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Broadford Hotel, Broadford, dated 15.vi, with further comments on Scotland and the Scotch. 2 ff.,
1934/10: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 27.6: 'We are back!... I went to the H. Coll. - did not see you there among the British Heralds - Geiger! (a Swede) Wagner! a German.' Commenting on the Heralds Commemmorative Exhibition and finishing: I gave the Hood to the College,
1934/11: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, dated 6.7.34, thanking for 'your generous appreciation', acknowledging help from Mann and Beard and commenting: The volume cost me ú75 and I hope to sell about 10 - price ú3.3.0. -... I have my notes here for Vol. I, part 1...',
1934/12: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, dated 18/7 [34], thanking for your 'pull' on G. armour article... We may go to Bath soon,
1934/13: Copy of a letter from JGM to 'My deat Cripps Day' dated 24th July 1934, thnking for reprint of 'your article in the ZHWK' [Der Grafenegg-Harnisch der Greenwich-Schule, von Francis Henry Cripps-Day.. - Zeitschrift fur Historische Waffen- und Kostumkunde, 1934, pp. 247-249.] and commenting: 'It is like a game of musical chairs; three armours to be fitted to four names, with a shadowy fifth offset on the paper... I have not looked up the history of the Grafenegg armoury...',
1934/14: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, Kent, dated 24.7: 'There is an introduction in the Grafenegg catalogue... The man who found the armour in Appleby Gatehouse said 'There was a complete horse armour sold separately...',
1934/15: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, dated 4.9: 'Have done Index, when you want it.' JGM note 'answered from Madrid, 12.ix.34',
1934/16: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, Kent, dated 19.9.34, thanking for post card - 'I am not surprised that once again Spain has drawn you to her historical treasures...',
1934/17: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, dated Sat 23 Sept. ['34], thanking for letter. 'I am amused to hear that Granscay is attacking your Genouilhac attribution... Yesteday... I saw a Gothic Bickhorne. The Blacksmith had it in use & I asked what it was and he replied 'My bicorne. I use it occasionally'. He had a second one, which fitted into the anvil & could be taken out, & and this he used more often. [drawing with measurements]... I am glad to hear of the prospective birth of de Cosson's book, but sorry that you do not call it your own & de Cosson, for your share is more than 50%'. 4 ff.,
1934/18: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, dated 25.9: 'I send you my copy of Fraga. with Index...' and commenting on the possibility of future volumes: 'I have printed the one wh. most interested me.' [Postmarked 26 Sep 34],
1934/19: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmarked 21 Nov. 1934 'Have you sen th seasonal reappearance of the old Chestnut in the 'Times of yester. Lee & Vavr.',
1934/20: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmarked 19 Dec 1934, giving plans for Christmas, 1934/21: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, enclosing a P.P. from the 'Times'. [No date, but prob. summer, 1934],
1934/22: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear Mary', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 3.2 and refusing an invitation to go to the Cinema 'this wether'. [No date, but filed with letters of 1934].

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