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Letter re buying and planting of trees on Pembroke Leys, 1804-09-21

 Item — Container: DCPP/ANN/2/1
Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/ANN/2/1

Scope and Contents

Possibly to Frere. There is no addressee but it is also possible it was written to William Porden who drew a plan for landscaping the College site (although his extant plan is not dated until 1805). Annesley writes: in the very uncertain state which the affairs of the College are now in I shall be very sorry to involve the Society in any extraordinary expense.. I think you have been in a great hurry to engage for trees which everything was uncertain beyond your affidavit.. I can not but admire the design you have sent me.. I do not understand your estimate which I think you bring to £300 for planting the outside boundary.


  • 1804-09-21

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1 item(s) (Letter) : Paper

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Related Materials

DCAR/1/2/2/01/04/001 for Porden landscaping plan. DCPP/ANN/04/02-3 for Frere letters re planting.


Annesley, Francis

Finding aid date

2001-06-18 16:44:53+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

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