Letter to Frederick William Chesson
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Railways & Metropolitan Omnibus Company Limited.
16, Devonshire Chambers
Bishopsgate Street Without,
London, E.C. May 3rd 1882
F.W. Chesson Esq.
17 King Wm. St.
I called to see you
yesterday morning but learned
that you do not arrive until
12 O clock. Will you be
Kind enough to grant me the
loan of £2 as it is now
[ ] close upon a year since
I obtained that contribution from
you. If you will grant my
much needed request I
will promise faithfully not to
molest you again; at least for
the space of a year. Please
be good Enough to oblige me as
I can assure you I must
a bit £5 by Saturday
if possible or I may get into
trouble. I will return it at
the Earliest possible moment.
Trusting to hear from you
Yr obt. servant
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Author(s) & contributor(s): William Ivens Craft
Date(s): 3 May 1882
Place(s) of creation: Railways & Metropolitan Omnibus Company Limited. 16, Devonshire Chambers Bishopsgate Street Without, London, E.C.
Form & transmission history: Manuscript letter in author’s hand.
Object description: Beige two-page/one-sheet letter; printed letterhead, two blank pages; author's hand in black ink.
Repository: Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)
Shelfmark / Identifier: MSS. Brit. Emp. S. 18, C129/138
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” (3 May 1882). Hope McCaffrey, Lucy McCann, Adrian S. Wisnicki, eds. One More Voice, new dawn edition, 2021, https://onemorevoice.org/html/transcriptions/liv_020085_TEI.html.
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