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Allison, James W., 1833-1898


Letter from T. Henry Randall to James W. Allison regarding his upcoming visit to Richmond.


James W. Allison Esq. Richmond, Va. Dear Sir, I am writing now merely to say that I expect to be in Richmond Monday next and leave there Tuesday morning for Baltimore, so that I shall have abundance of time to do what is necessary to settle the questions of finish and of trim. Purdy is ready to ship all of his material, but I feel it will be best to wait at least another week so that the walls will have more time to be dried out. I hope the furnace has been working steadily. Your's Truly, T. Henry Randall [ALS, T. Henry Randall to James W. Allison, April 15, 1895, on letterhead: T. Henry Randall Architect 52 Broadway. New York.] [edited by TOC]

Personal Name Subject

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

Topical Subject

Architecture, Domestic -- Virginia -- Richmond; Architects and builders; Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Virginia -- Richmond; Architecture -- Details; Woodwork; Finishes and finishing

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 T. Henry Randall to James W. Allison, 1895 April 15, James W. Allison papers, M 1, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Letter from T. Henry Randall to James W. Allison, 1895 April 15



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