Letter to Frederick William Chesson
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℅ 35 Charlotte St.
Mr. Le Jeune Fitzroy Square,
F.W. Chesson Esqr.
17 King William St.
You will see, as above,
that I have changed my address,
caused by my being actuated by a
desire to economize to a minimum,
and I am now ensconced in
cheaper lodgings. I am still
I am expecting
an increase of salary very shortly,
when (D.V.) I shall be all right.
Did you write to Mr. Noble the late
Mr. Harper Twelvetree's son-in-
law, concerning me. If you have
not done so, you need not bother
yourself as I am determined
to hold out where I am. I have
been quite unwell of late,
suffering from my old
complaint, rheumatism, superinduced
by an attack of Yellow Fever
I contracted in 1876 in America.
I wrote to R. N. Fowler Esq.m.p. as
I understood he was acquainted
with my parents, and stated
that I should be glad if he
would assist me with the advance of a few £'s
and I do not think I shall be doing amiss by
enclosing his reply
[ ] yours. I know that you will
speak a good word for me, and you can rest
assured that I shall be very grateful and
will not annoy you again. Trusting your
family & self are well & to have a line from
you before I answer Mr. Fowler instructing me
what course to pursue. I am.
Yr. obt & grateful servant,
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Author(s) & contributor(s): William Ivens Craft
Date(s): 12 August 1882
Place(s) of creation: 35 Charlotte St. Fitzroy Square, W.C.
Form & transmission history: Manuscript letter in author’s hand.
Object description: Beige three-page/one-sheet letter; one vertical, one blank page; author's hand in black ink.
Repository: Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)
Shelfmark / Identifier: MSS. Brit. Emp. S. 18, C129/139
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” (12 August 1882). Hope McCaffrey, Lucy McCann, Adrian S. Wisnicki, eds. One More Voice, new dawn edition, 2021, https://onemorevoice.org/html/transcriptions/liv_020086_TEI.html.
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