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Allison, James W., 1833-1898


Letter from T. Henry Randall to James W. Allison noting change in travel plans due to his mother's death.


July 9th ‘95 James W. Allison, Esq. Richmond Dear Sir, My mother’s death has changed all my plans for this week, but I think I shall be able to get to Richmond for Saturday, if you expect to be there then. Otherwise I shall wait till Monday or Tuesday. I expect to leave here tomorrow and go direct to Annapolis, where I shall be till Friday. Please telegraph me there (no address) what day I shall meet you. Stearns the paper man can get you a complete set of the El, Dorado paper for $80.00 (four scenes). Your’s truly, T. Henry Randall. [In pencil in another hand] Shall be here Monday until noon and perhaps all day [ALS, T. Henry Randall to James W. Allison, July 9, 1895, on letterhead: T. Henry Randall Architect 52 Broadway. New York Envelope docketed [image unavailable]: T.H.R. July 9, 1895. His mother’s death? has changed all plans? thinks will be able to get to Richmond Saturday or Monday. Stearns can get a complete set of the Eldorado Paper (four scenes) for $80.00.] [edited by LJP]

Personal Name Subject

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

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Architecture, Domestic -- Virginia -- Richmond; Wallpaper

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


Richmond (Va)


letters (correspondence)

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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 July 9, 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 July 9



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