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COMPANY OF PROPRIETORS OF THE GRAND JUNCTION CANAL
(Circular.) Grand Junction Canal Office, Fludyer Street, Westminster, 5th November, 1801. Sir, We are directed by the Committee of the Grand Junction Canal Company, to acquaint you, that upon the completion of the works they find that, ... they shall require a further sum of money ... Gray & Chaplin, clerks to the Company.
[London]: [1801].
2, [2] p. ; 23.2 cm. (4°)

Folded half-sheet, conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title. A printed letter inviting subscriptions towards the payment of outstanding claims upon the company. Soane was a subscriber through his connection to the banker William Praed, chairman of the Grand Junction Canal Company founded in 1793, for whom Soane designed Tyringham. See Gillian Darley, John Soane: an accidental romantic (London 1999), pp. 106--7.

Copy Notes Previously folded as a letter addressed in ink John Soane Esq / Lincoln's Inn Fields, red postal frank.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6184


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