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JOHN WILLOCK
[Sale catalogue. 1809:05:31]
The particulars of a spacious elegant town residence, called Fife House, most delightfully situate on the bank of the River Thames, within the precinct of the Palace of Whitehall, the property and late residence of the Right Honorable the Earl of Fife, deceased: ... together with the two adjoining houses, opening into Little Scotland Yard; in the occupation of George Welbank, Esq. and Mrs Robinson, tenants at will: which (by direction of the executors) will be sold be auction, by Mr. Willock, at Garraway's Coffee-House, in 'Change-Alley, Cornhill, London, on Wednesday the 31st of May, 1809, ... in one lot. ...
[London]: [1809].
3, [1] p. ; 33.1 cm. (2º)

Drop-head title. Docket title 'The Particulars Of Fife House, Offices, And Adjoining Premises, Situate At Whitehall: ...'. Soane negotiated the purchase of the house on behalf of his client the 2nd Earl of Liverpool (formerly Lord Hawkesbury), and worked for him on designs and alterations over the next few years. See Ptolemy Dean, Sir John Soane and London (Aldershot 2006), p. 235.

Copy Notes Copy 2: Annotations in pencil by Soane on final page; a portion of p. 3 is cut away.

Binding Folded papers, the three copies clipped together.

Reference Number 6178


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