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Letters from Adrian Fortescue to Morison, 1913-1923

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/90

Scope and Contents

Folder 1 = letters to Morison. 2 letters from Fortescue to Francis Meynell (dated 21 Jan. 1916, 7 Feb. 1919) and 2 to Herbert Thurston (dated 8 Jan. 1913 and 26 Apr. 1920) are interfiled Folder 2 = a pen-and-ink drawing for an illustration to his The lesser eastern churches (1913) Folder 3 = a printed copy of the accounts for St. Hugh's Church, Letchworth (1920); a pamphlet Pacifism: a word with conscientious objectors, by Fortescue; a funeral card (1923); a slip inscribed in Fortescue's hand 'Forte scutum salus ducum'; and tear-sheets of an article 'How the Orthodox Church regards our sacraments' by Fortescue Folder 4 = an offprint of an article by T. W. Crafer (1914), in a cover re-used from a parish notice written out by Fortescue (the last page of the text of the article, and some titles, are also written out by him) Folder 5 = photocopies of letters from Fortescue to Alice Knottisford-Fortescue and Mrs. Crickmer (and others?) dated 1900-23 (39 sheets).


  • Creation: 1913-1923


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1 collection (ca. 100 sheets and 6 printed pieces in 5 folders)

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