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Allison, James W., 1833-1898


Letter from Griffin & Randall to James W. Allison concerning the moving of the office and drawings of the firm.


Nov. 6th’94. James W. Allison Esq. Richmond. Va. Dear Sir, The offices and drawings of this firm have been moved to 52 Broadway, where hereafter the work of the firm will be carried on and where all communications will thereafter be addressed. The interior finish of your house will be taken up at once. As soon as it is put in proper shape our Mr. Randall will come to Richmond, and put the whole matter before you. Your’s truly Griffin & Randall. [ALS, Griffin & Randall to James W. Allison, November 6, 1894, on letterhead: Griffin & Randall Architects 48 Exchange Place New York. Envelope docketed: – G & R Nov. 6.— Notifying me that the office and drawings of the firm have been moved to 52 Broadway.] [Edited by AGH]

Personal Name Subject

Allison, James W., 1833-1898 -- Correspondence; Randall, T. Henry, 1869-1905 -- Travel -- Virginia -- Richmond

Corporate Name Subject

Griffin & Randall -- Correspondence; Griffin & Randall -- Reorganization

Topical Subject

Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans; Architecture, Domestic -- Virginia -- Richmond; Architects and builders -- New York (State) -- New York; Architectural offices -- New York (State) -- New York; Corporate reorganizations; Project management

Geographic Subject

Richmond (Va.) -- Historic houses, etc.; Richmond (Va.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.


Richmond (Va)


letters (correspondence)

Local Genre

text; archives


Still Image; Text

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This material is in the public domain in the United States and thus is free of any copyright restriction. Acknowledgement of Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.


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Original letter: Letter from Griffin & Randall to James W. Allison, 1894, November 6, James W. Allison papers, M 1, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Letter from Griffin & Randall to James W. Allison, 1894, November 6



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