Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - France - Pauilhac

Object Title

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - France - Pauilhac

Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - France - Pauilhac

Date

1924-34

Reference

MANN 18/12 3

Level

Item

Scope and Content

1924/1: Letter from Georges Pauilhac to 'Cher Monsieur', from 50 Avenue Malakoff, dated 24 Sept. 24, arranging a visit to his collection: 'J'ai garde un trop bon souvenir de Mr. Cripps-Day pour ne pas accueillir ses amis avec joie',
1926/2: Visiting card in envelope postmarked 27-12-[26], sending 'bons souvenirs... et l'espoir de vous revoir bientot a Paris',
1929/3: Letter from Georges Pauilhac to 'Cher Monsieur', dated 30 Avril 29, asking Mann if he would be so kind as to copy the description of the spring gun made for Charles I from the Petrini manuscript in the Tower Armouries [I.10] and asking what is the earliest reference to a wheel-lock in the Tower inventories,
[1929/3a]: Draft letter from JGM to 'Cher Monsieur', dated 3-v-29, promising to go to the Tower next week and look at the Petrini manuscript,
[1929/3b]: Draft letter from JGM to 'Cher Monsieur', undated, sending the transcription of the Petrini manuscript and promising photographs of the sketches in a few days. 'M. ffoulkes me dit qu'il n'existe point d'inventaires anterieur au XVIIIe siecle. Les diocuments qu'il cite dans son catalogue sont extrait des archives nationales...',
1931/4: Letter from Georges Pauilhac to 'Cher Monsieur', dated 18 oct. 31, explaining that he is unable to fix a date for his arrival in London and thanking Mann for having asked for photographs from Capt. Pitt-Rivers,
1934/5: Letter from Georges Pauilhac to 'Cher Monsieur', dated Arcachon 20 juill. 34, thanking for 'votre etude... vous avez fait la und identification de al plus haute importance et je vous felicite vraiment'. He will remain in Arcachon until 20 September and after that will be at Mann's disposition to pick out the different marks that he owns and establish a list of the names of armourers, gunmakers and furbishers. Has recently received a visit from Captain Stockel from Copenhagen who had spent three days taking impressions of gunmakers' marks.

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  MANN 18/12 3 - Sir James Gow Mann - Papers - Letters - Various Correspondents - Abroad - France - Pauilhac