Letter to [Frederick William Chesson?]
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The Railways & Metropolitan Omnibus Company Limited,
18, Queen Victoria Street, E.C.
London, August 25th 1881
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your
"postal" for which accept my thanks.
I am at present employed tempor-
arily at the above address, as messenger, and
my salary is so small that it does not admit
of my buying anything whatever for myself,
12p a week is not enough with which to buy food.
so if you will try & obtain what I asked by
Saturday, I think I shall be all right as there
is a meeting of the Directors to day and I
expect my case will be heard.
I have acquainted my family of the kindness
I have received at your hands.
Trusting to hear from you and that your family
& self are well. I am
P.S. Please address me at 12 Blue Cross St. Yr. obt. servant
Haymarket S.W. WI Craft.
Author(s) & contributor(s): William Ivens Craft
Date(s): 25 August 1881
Place(s) of creation: The Railways & Metropolitan Omnibus Company Limited, 18, Queen Victoria Street, E.C. London
Form & transmission history: Manuscript letter in author’s hand.
Object description: Beige one-page/one-sheet letter; printed letterhead; author's hand in brown ink.
Repository: Bodleian Library (Oxford, United Kingdom)
Shelfmark / Identifier: MSS. Brit. Emp. S. 18, C129/129
Digital edition & date: One More Voice, 2021
Critical editing & encoding: Hope McCaffrey, Lucy McCann, Adrian S. Wisnicki
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Cite this digital edition (MLA): Craft, William Ivens. “Letter to [Frederick William Chesson?]” (25 August 1881). Hope McCaffrey, Lucy McCann, Adrian S. Wisnicki, eds. One More Voice, new dawn edition, 2021, https://onemorevoice.org/html/transcriptions/liv_020092_TEI.html.
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