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Record number: WCP3080

Sent by:
Antonio Brady
Sent to:
George Silk
8 April 1867

Sent by Antonio Brady, Contract Department, Admiralty, Somerset House to George Silk [none given] on 8 April 1867.

Record created:
30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


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LETTER (WCP3080.3048)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46441 f. 16
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Antonio Brady Literary Estate.

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Contract Department

Admiralty, Somerset House.

8 April [18]672

My dear Silk3

I shall be very glad to see you & your friend Dr Wallace on Thursday as proposed[.] We dine at 6 -- train 5.10. Fenchurch Street.

I am [2 words illeg.] no excuse since[?] I was at home Saturday and yesterday [1 word illeg.] [[2]] [1 word illeg.] to Mr Macdougall Smith4. I hope he will be doing this [1 word illeg.]

Y[ou]rs sincerel[y] | Antonio Brady5 [signature]


1. Page numbered 16 in pencil in top RH corner.

2. Date deduced from birth and death dates of author.

3. Silk, George (no dates available) ARW’s lifelong friend.

4. Not identified.

5. Brady, Sir Antonio (1811-1881). Registrar of Contracts and Public Securities to the Admiralty, naturalist and social reformer.

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