T172 – Letters Requesting collection of items from Bonhams


Letter 1

From Lawford & Co., Solicitors
Court Gray’s Inn

To Major W Byrde

Red Lion House
Axminster asking him to collect a bust of Sam Byrde in a buff coloured coat with gold buttons signed and dated 1778. Also one half of the armorial porcelain from Bonham’s.

G L Meyrick

Letter 2

To dearest Petronella from daddy asking her to go to Bonham’s and collect the things.

Letter 3

29th September 1980

To Major WB Byrde from G L Meyrick

In which is stated Mr Charles Byrde has no objection to W B Byrde having the deeds etc., but would be interested in any references to the Peninsular war, also there is conveyance and deeds relating to the litigation over property in both Leicester Square and Oxford St. Suggests they meet at the solicitors and view the paper together.


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