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ST. ALBAN'S ABBEY
Saint Alban's Abbey. At a public meeting held at the Thatched House Tavern, St. James's Street, London, on Wednesday, the 13th of June, 1832. to take into consideration the means to be adopted for the repair of this beautiful specimen of ecclesiastical architecture. ...
St. Alban's [1832].
[4] p. ; 33.5 cm. (2º)

Folded sheet, first verso and conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title. Watermark on the one half the Britannia emblem and on the other 'S&C / 1831'. The nave of the church had collapsed in February 1832; its reconstruction, funded by subscription, was entrusted to the architect Lewis Nockalls Cottingham, an abstract of whose reports was circulated in November 1832 (q.v.).

Copy Notes Inscribed on blank p. [3] is an ALs in ink soliciting Soane's support dated from St Alban's 18th June 1832 and signed Tho Ward Blagg / Hony Sec. Blagg was coroner for St. Alban's. Previously folded as a letter and addressed in ink to Sir John Soane / Lincolns Inn Fields / London, red and black postal marks, and endorsed in ink in a Soane office hand St. Albans Abbey / 20th June 1832.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6247


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