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NEW HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT
New House of Parliament. In May, 1833, the Select Committee appointed the 7th of March previous, to consider the possibility of making the House of Commons more commodious and less unwholesome, called before them and examined the following gentlemen: - Sir John Soane, ...
[London]: [1835].
[2] p. ; 19.5 cm. (8°)

Verso blank. Drop-head title. Concerns the grievance of the fourteen architects who had submitted plans and designs as per the Select Committee's desire in 1833 against the unfair competition which had seen Sir Robert Smirke, who had not submitted any plans or designs at that time, now nevertheless to be preferred for the commission.

Copy Notes Enclosed with an ALs dated from 7 Manchester Street / March 16th 1835 from G. Foggo., writing to suggest the propriety of / a public meeting on the occasion. George Foggo was Secretary of the National Monuments Society.

Binding Loose paper.

Reference Number 6262


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