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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Sir William Reid (1791-1858)

23 Mar 1851. Colonel Reid to Colonel Grey 23 Mar 1851

Loose manuscript paper; mounted | 1 document (4 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/6/37

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Letter describing the damage done to the glass in the transept by a storm and a problem with the longitudinal gutters which overflowed causing water to enter the building. Includes diagram showing rain fall on the Crystal Palace.
  • Creator(s)

    Sir William Reid (1791-1858) (writer)

    General Sir Charles Grey (1804-70) (addressee)

  • 1 document (4 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
  • Place of Production
    14 Kensington Gore