Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [12]

Object Title

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [12]

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - F.H. Cripps-Day [12]

Date

1936

Reference

MANN 18/6 12

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Item

Scope and Content

1936/1: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear Mary' from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1. dated 10.1.[36], refusing an invitation to go to the Cinema and adding: 'Tell James that Barnes' Meyrick was a frost...',
1936/2: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day, to 'Dear James', dated 24.1.[36], from Seaton Beach Hotal, Seaton, Devon:...am here for 3 weeks... I think Ed VIII looks v dignified in his photographs... I went to the Tower before leaving... I found my half of the Lockner gauntlet fitted on to the Tower half - making it complete except fingers...',
1936/3: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Seaton Beach Hotel, Seaton, Devon, dated 4.2.36, thanking for letter and discussing visit,
1936/4: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38 Y.T., dated 15.2.[36] thanking for present - The volume is yours when I leave this life of anvils and hammers...',
1936/5: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmarked 19 Feb 1936, asking for the addresses of 'your 2 young friends & also the sword collector, who came last year... ',
1936/6: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', no address, dated 21/2: 'I have written to Dufty and Kennard. I see hope for the Meyrick.',
1936/7: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmarked ? 24 Feb 1936, thanking for Captain Beck's address. 'I have written to him for March 10.',
1936/8: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmarked 27 Feb 1936 asking if he may use a reference 'if you are not going to use it...',
1936/9: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38 York Terrace, dated 29.2: 'I have been 'poorly' (Victorian word) for 2 days & in bed...',
1936/10: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear Mary', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1, inviting James and yourself to lunch on Mch 18. After I had seen you I went to bed with a cold & have been there for days.',
1936/11: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, no date or postmark: I have been in bed 12 days...,
1936/12: Picture postcard of the Rocas del Tajo, Ronda, from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmarked London 19 Mch 1936,
1936/13: Letter from F. H. Cripps Day to 'Dear Mary, from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 20.3. [36], thanking for dinner.,
1936/14: Letter from F.H. Cripps Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated April 1 [1936], thanking for card. I shall postpone Beck.... I called to see the resurrected Andrade! A piteous spectacle in old clothes - He had a made up armour & a large horse occupying the shop. I don't think he will ever get on the top again.',
1936/15: Envelope, addressed to J.G. Mann Esq., postmark 8 Apr. 1936, containing a postcard with a sketch of a backplate, with mark and attached rubbing. A note on the envelope about the tracery on a 'XVc. Gothic Town Crier's Bell',
1936/16: Letter from F.H. Cripps Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated April 18 [1936], enclosing 'a copy of another part of that valuable series of papers, subtitled Fraga. etc.!... [The Tomb and achievements of King Henry VI at Windsor, by C.R. Beard, Fragmenta Armamentaria II, 1, Frome, 1936],
1936/17: Letter from F.H. Cripps Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel Meopham, dated 22.4.36, thanking for letter. 'I enclose a second copy properly packed.' [No final signature],
1936/18: Letter from F.H. Cripps Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 27 April, [36]: 'I am sorry the tail of my letter was lost... I'm amazed at Cockerell. I'm glad you snubbed him. ' 2 ff.,
1936/19: Letter from F.H. Cripps Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 11.v.36, reporting that he had had a revival of an ulcer and would need surgery. 2 ff.,
1936/20: Letter from F.H. Cripps Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 13.v.[36], discussing future nursing home and asking for a ticket for 'your Burlington show',
1936/21: Letter from F.H. Cripps Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 14.v.[36], 'I saw the Dr. yesterday & he said that the abcess had healed...',
1936/22: Postcard from F.H. Cripps Day, postmark 21.May, 1936: 'I see there is a portrait in armour of Wade by Van Weerst at Sothebys...',
1936/23: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 23.v.36, agreeing to a visit, but not Sat or Sun or Whit Monday as the chauffeur wood not be working, so that they could not be collected from the station. Long discussion of a church helmet at Tudeley. [sketched]. 5 ff.,
1936/24: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, postmarked 27 May 1936, saying that the Rector of Tudeley would allow the helmet to be removed for repair: will the Meyrick Soc. stand the cost and will the man at Wallace do it?,
1936/25: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 3.6.36, discussing JGM's visit and his own publications. 4 ff.,
1936/26: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated June 17 [1936]: '... We expect you Friday 19 June at Sevenoaks...',
1936/27: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 24.6.[36], accepting an invitation to dine,
1936/28: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear Mary', inviting her to come to visit with James and Count Trapp...' 2 ff.,
1936/29: Postcard from F.H. Cripps-Day, in envelope postmarked 11 Jly 1936, discussing visit and continuing: I think you do wisely to take the Wallace on Conditions... I always thought the Courtauld too much for you & also uncongenial to you...,
1936/30: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 12.7: 'If Mary, Trapp & yourself enjoyed yourselves as much as I did having you, then you must have had a nice day.',
1936/31: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 8/8/36: general chat,
1936/32: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 11.9 [?1936], confirming visit for 19th,
1936/33: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, dated 17.9.[36], discussing JGM's recent visit to Spain and the general situation. 6 ff.,
1936/34: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, Kent, dated 23.9.[36], confirming date of visit with Dr. Post,
1936/35: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from Swanswood, Harvel, Meopham, discussing recent visit with Post: He seemed quite a good type of the German middle class. 4 ff.,
1936/36: Letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 5 Henrietta Street, Bath, dated 18/10/36, describing Bath as
1936/37: Pencilled letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 2.11.36: I can't come to your meeting. I caught a chill & am in bed,
1936/38: Pencilled letter from F.H. Cripps-Day to 'Dear James', from 38, York Terrace, N.W.1., dated 10.11.36: 'Since I saw you I have added lumbago & inflamed eyes to my ills & am in bed.

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1 folder

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