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NEW MUSICAL FUND
[Invitation. 1835]
New Musical Fund. Established April 16. 1786. For the relief of decayed musicians, their widows, and orphans. Patrons. Their Most Excellent Majesties. Their Royal Highnesses the Dukes of Cumberland, Sussex, and Cambridge. ... / Sir / The committee and court of assistants of this charitable institution once more venture to solicit the favor of your services as one of the honorary stewards at their ensuing anniversary dinner, ... fixed for Thursday the 21st of May next, at the Freemasons Hall ...
[London]: [1835].
[4] p. (litho.) ; 24.3 cm. (4°)

Folded half-sheet, conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title. Lithographically printed invitation dated and signed at the end 'Tho: Hammond Secretary &c. 15, Little Chapel Street, Soho, April 21t, 1835'.

Copy Notes With a draft of Soane's reply dated L I Fields / 14 May 1835 apologizing for the delay in responding and declining the invitation due to a severe attack of / Gout, and endorsed in ink in the hand of Soane's assistant C.J. Richardson (?) New Musical Fund / 28 April 1835. / Mr Hammond / & ansr.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6793


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