Letter to Frederick William Chesson
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℅ Mr. Crosher
12 Blue Cross St.
F.W. Chesson Esq.
I am sorry to intrude
on your valuable time again
but I will be very brief.
I have been employed tempor-
arily for a few weeks as a
messenger & I now am sure
I could get a promotion as
clerk if I could only get
a decent suit of clothes.
"a cast off" one from any
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of your friends would do.
Please do your best for me
& I'll be very grateful.
W. I. Craft
P.S. An early answer will oblige
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Author(s) & contributor(s): William Ivens Craft
Date(s): 16 August 1881
Place(s) of creation: 12 Blue Cross St. Haymarket S.W.
Form & transmission history: Manuscript letter in author’s hand.
Object description: Off-white four-page/one-sheet letter, two blank pages; main hand in black ink with archival note.
Repository: Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)
Shelfmark / Identifier: MSS. Brit. Emp. S.18, C129/128
Digital edition & date: One More Voice, 2021
Critical editing & encoding: Hope McCaffrey, Lucy McCann, Adrian S. Wisnicki
Cite this digital edition (MLA): Craft, William Ivens. “Letter to Frederick William Chesson” (16 August 1881). Hope McCaffrey, Lucy McCann, Adrian S. Wisnicki, eds. One More Voice, new dawn edition, 2021, https://onemorevoice.org/html/transcriptions/liv_020075_TEI.html.
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