Percy Griffin



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Allison, James W., 1833-1898


Letter from Percy Griffin to James W. Allison noting the draughtsman remaining with his firm.


7th Nov. ’94. Dear Mr. Allison- Here is another letter to bother you, I regret to say— I did not find a letter from you at the office this [next word interlined with a caret] morning and there are so many things which are taking me out of the office today, that I have stopped in at my brother’s office to send you a few lines— I merely wish to add, to what I have written, that the best man in our office is to remain with me—I thought that possibly you might imagine that the men might go with Randall and in that case I would have to instruct new men in reference to your drawings— But as this is not the the case I thought it best to tell you of it— so that you, [might canceled; next word interlined] may understand how matters stand with me—Trusting that these notes have not annoyed you— believe me always, with kindest regards— Sincerely yours Percy Griffin. James W. Allison Esq. Richmond. [ALS, Percy Griffin to James W. Allison, November 7, 1894, on letterhead: R.A. Griffin. 18 Cortlandt Street. New York.] [edited by AGH]

Personal Name Subject

Griffin, Percy -- Correspondence; Allison, James W., 1833-1898 -- Correspondence

Corporate Name Subject

Griffin & Randall -- Reorganization

Topical Subject

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

Geographic Subject

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


Richmond (Va)


letters (correspondence)

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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 Percy Griffin to James W. Allison, 1894 November 7, James W. Allison papers, M 1, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Letter from Percy Griffin to James W. Allison, 1894 November 7



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