Frederick Fox, item 50

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                                                    49

                           Sept 11-1918

                       Thorn Mead

                                Nab Wood

                                  Shipley

My Dear Son.

                 I see by the date of my Last Letter that I

have not written you for three weeks + over which is

much longer than I intended . We have all been very

busy this week end. (though I had intended writing you

last week) hanging pictures + removing. I came home

on Saturday with the car fully loaded with oil paintings

Two of them painted by Charles Lister in 1878

Entitled Lower Water Cumberland + A Summer day.

Loch Boyle Perthshire measure about 4".0" x 2".6" Another

called Jacks yarn is by Earnest H Rigg + somewhat

larger This bears the label of Arthur Rigg Swan

Arcade Studio >25/0/0 I have another somewhat

larger, a study of a girl playing with a kitten

by the same Artist which fills half one side of the

Drawing Room Two more very good examples of 

First Studies originally owned by Arthur Lancaster's

Father + Later his sister comprise the Lot. We

spent the whole of Saturday the lot of us hanging these

+ then on Sunday decided the Bookcase was in

the way + owing to it being a wet day set on to

move this which meant pulling down missing & book no

in the office & a general upset which has lasted

till today. Your letter being the first thing I have

done since Saturday except removing, however ...

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                                                    49

                           Sept 11-1918

                       Thorn Mead

                                Nab Wood

                                  Shipley

My Dear Son.

                 I see by the date of my Last Letter that I

have not written you for three weeks + over which is

much longer than I intended . We have all been very

busy this week end. (though I had intended writing you

last week) hanging pictures + removing. I came home

on Saturday with the car fully loaded with oil paintings

Two of them painted by Charles Lister in 1878

Entitled Lower Water Cumberland + A Summer day.

Loch Boyle Perthshire measure about 4".0" x 2".6" Another

called Jacks yarn is by Earnest H Rigg + somewhat

larger This bears the label of Arthur Rigg Swan

Arcade Studio >25/0/0 I have another somewhat

larger, a study of a girl playing with a kitten

by the same Artist which fills half one side of the

Drawing Room Two more very good examples of 

First Studies originally owned by Arthur Lancaster's

Father + Later his sister comprise the Lot. We

spent the whole of Saturday the lot of us hanging these

+ then on Sunday decided the Bookcase was in

the way + owing to it being a wet day set on to

move this which meant pulling down missing & book no

in the office & a general upset which has lasted

till today. Your letter being the first thing I have

done since Saturday except removing, however ...


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  • November 15, 2017 20:03:54 Thomas A. Lingner

                                                        49

                               Sept 11-1918

                           Thorn Mead

                                    Nab Wood

                                      Shipley

    My Dear Son.

                     I see by the date of my Last Letter that I

    have not written you for three weeks + over which is

    much longer than I intended . We have all been very

    busy this week end. (though I had intended writing you

    last week) hanging pictures + removing. I came home

    on Saturday with the car fully loaded with oil paintings

    Two of them painted by Charles Lister in 1878

    Entitled Lower Water Cumberland + A Summer day.

    Loch Boyle Perthshire measure about 4".0" x 2".6" Another

    called Jacks yarn is by Earnest H Rigg + somewhat

    larger This bears the label of Arthur Rigg Swan

    Arcade Studio >25/0/0 I have another somewhat

    larger, a study of a girl playing with a kitten

    by the same Artist which fills half one side of the

    Drawing Room Two more very good examples of 

    First Studies originally owned by Arthur Lancaster's

    Father + Later his sister comprise the Lot. We

    spent the whole of Saturday the lot of us hanging these

    + then on Sunday decided the Bookcase was in

    the way + owing to it being a wet day set on to

    move this which meant pulling down missing & book no

    in the office & a general upset which has lasted

    till today. Your letter being the first thing I have

    done since Saturday except removing, however ...


  • February 27, 2017 17:59:48 Annick Rodriguez

                                                        49

                               Sept 11-1918

                           Thorn Mead

                                    Nab Wood

                                      Shipley

    My Dear Son.

                     I see by the date of my Last Letter that I

    have not written you for three weeks + over which is

    much longer than I intended . We have all been very

    busy this week end. (though I had intended writing you

    last week) hanging pictures + Removing I came home

    on Saturday with the car freely loaded with Oil pantgs

    few of them painted by Charles Lister in 1878

    Entitled Lower Water Cumberland + A Summer day 

    Loch Boyle Perthshire measure about 4".0" x 2".6" Another

    called Jacks yarn is by Earnest H Rigg + somewhat

    larger of a Study of a girl playing with a kitten

    by the same Artist which fills half one side of the

    Drawing Room Two More very good exaples of 

    First Studies origally owned by Arthur Lancasters

    Father + Later his it sister comprise the Lot We

    spent the whole of Saturday the lot of us hanging these

    + then on Sunday decided the Bookcase was in

    the way + owing to it being a wet day set on to

    move this  this ´╗┐ which meant pulling down  


  • February 27, 2017 17:58:32 Annick Rodriguez

                                                        49

                               Sept 11-1918

                           Thorn Mead

                                    Nab Wood

                                      Shipley

    My Dear Son.

                     I see by the date of my Last Letter that I

    have not written you for three weeks + over which is

    much longer than I intended . We have all been very

    busy this week end. (though I had intended writing you

    last week) hanging pictures + Removing I came home

    on Saturday with the car freely loaded with Oil pantgs

    few of them painted by Charles Lister in 1878

    Entitled Lower Water Cumberland + A Summer day 

    Loch Boyle Perthshire measure about 4".0" x 2".6" Another

    called Jacks yarn is by Earnest H Rigg + somewhat

    larger of a Study of a girl playing with a kitten

    by the same Artist which fills half one side of the

    Drawing Room Two More very good exaples of 

    First Studies origally owned by Arthur Lancasters

    Father + Later his it sister comprise the Lot We

    spent the whole of Saturday the lot of us hanging these

    + then on Sunday decided the Bookcase was in

    the way + owing to it being a wet day set on to

    move this  this ´╗┐ which meant pulling down 


  • February 27, 2017 17:53:37 Annick Rodriguez

                                                        49

                               Sept 11-1918

                           Thorn Mead

                                    Nab Wood

                                      Shipley

    My Dear Son.

                     I see by the date of my Last Letter that I

    have not written you for three weeks + over which is

    much longer than I intended . We have all been very

    busy this week end. (though I had intended writing you

    last week) hanging pictures + Removing I came home

    on Saturday with the car freely loaded with Oil pantgs

    few of them painted by Charles Lister in 1878

    Entitled Lower Water Cumberland + A Summer day 

    Loch Boyle Perthshire measure about 4".0" x 2".6" Another

    called Jacks yarn is by Earnest H Rigg + somewhat

    larger of a Study of a girl playing with a kitten

    by the same Artist which fills half one side of the

    Drawing Room Two More very good exaples of 

    First Studies origally owned by Arthur Lancasters

    Father + Later his it sister comprise the Lot We


  • February 27, 2017 17:47:40 Annick Rodriguez

                                                        49

                               Sept 11-1918

                           Thorn Mead

                                    Nab Wood

                                      Shipley

    My Dear Son.

                     I see by the date of my Last Letter that I

    have not written you for three weeks + over which is

    much longer than I intended . We have all been very

    busy this week end. (though I had intended writing you

    last week) hanging pictures + Removing I came home

    on Saturday with the car freely loaded with Oil pantgs

    few of them painted by Charle Lister in 1878

    Entitled Lower Water Cumberland + A Summer day 

    Loch Boyle Perthshire measure about 4".0" x 2".6" Another

    called Jacks yarn is by Earnest H Rigg + somewhat

    larger of a Study of a girl playing with a kitten

    by the same Artist which fills half one side of the

    F


  • February 27, 2017 17:41:18 Annick Rodriguez

                                                        49

                               Sept 11-1918

                           Thorn Mead

                                    Nab Wood

                              Shipley

    My Dear Son.

                     I see by the date of my Last Letter that I

    have not written you for three weeks + over which is


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